Highway Asset Manager

Swindon Borough Council

Swindon Borough Council

Highways Asset Manager
Location: Swindon, Hours: 37
Salary: £42,107 to £56,381 p.a.
Closing date: 20/10/2022
Job reference: RNR001053
Date posted: 14/09/2022

At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that’s who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you’ll support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

Responsible for managing a broad team. The post holder will oversee the preparation of annual and forward works programmes for highways, flood risk management, and street lighting. Development and implementation of Highway Asset Management Plan and Local Flood Risk Management Strategy will be key priorities. The postholder will also lead on the development and delivery of all service strategies, policies, carbon reduction related to asset management, and operational plans including budget management, performance management and contract management. This is an opportunity to make your mark and develop existing or new expertise within the Asset Management Team.

About you
You should hold a degree in a related discipline with demonstrable experience as an asset manager leading a team of technical professionals, supported by membership of an appropriate professional body.

Your background will enable you to confidently carry out your duties and take responsibility for delivering asset management functions including the delivery of annual Revenue and Capital maintenance works.

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon by 2030 together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act “for the effective performance of a customer-facing role”).

Your next package
Please see our Rewards and Benefits offer for more details.

As an employee, you will receive a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance, including hybrid working.

Your next steps
Read the role profile and click here or the button above to start the application.

For further information about the role, please contact Syed Shah at [email protected] 

If you are experiencing technical issues submitting your application please email [email protected] 


  • Location: Swindon
  • Job Title: Highway Asset Manager
  • Salary: £42,107 to £56,381
  • Closed: 20 Oct 2022

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