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Highway Asset Manager

Ref no. BHN573593
Salary £470 - £480/day
Location Swindon, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6-12 Months +
Job status Open

Job summary

Our client is looking for a Highways Asset Manager to join a busy team on a contract basis starting soon.

Key skills required for this role

Highways Asset Manager


Highways Asset Management Experience

Job description

Highways Asset Manager Wanted

38 hours per week


Weekly pay

£470-480 per day ltd Inside IR35

Via Umbrella

Our client, a forward-thinking organisation in the HTP sector, is currently seeking an experienced Highway Asset Manager on a contract basis to join their team at Swindon Borough Council. Swindon aims to become a beacon for public service excellence, supported by robust transformation programmes, all designed to benefit the town's vibrant communities and businesses. Here, you will be part of a friendly local authority committed to making high-impact decisions for better public services, improved processes, and enhanced quality of life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading a diverse team of professionally qualified individuals in delivering comprehensive asset management services.
  • Developing, implementing, and reviewing strategy, policy, process, and procedure for Asset Management.
  • Continuously improving all elements of Asset Management including Drainage, Street Lighting, Structures, Highway Conditions, and Data and Systems management.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and statutory duties.
  • Managing reputational risks associated with the Council's asset management responsibilities.
  • Targeting and planning investments to maximise the life of assets as Swindon evolves and grows.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in asset management, particularly within the highways sector.
  • Strong leadership skills to manage and inspire a diverse team.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and policy related to asset management.
  • Fluency in the English language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act.
  • Excellent strategic, analytical, and planning abilities.
  • Ability to manage reputational risks effectively.
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.


  • Diverse and exciting work environment.
  • Opportunities for creativity and innovation.
  • Support for personal development and a flexible work-life balance.
  • Engagement in significant regeneration and transformation programmes.

If you are an experienced Highway Asset Manager looking to make a meaningful impact in a dynamic and supportive environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our client and contribute to Swindon's ambitious vision for better public services and an enhanced quality of life.

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

· Apply directly online via the Matchtech website

· Call Callum Laycock directly on 07901964657

· Email your CV


Matchtech are the largest and leading Highways and Transportation Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 40 years’ experience

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