Head of Highway Asset Management

York City Council

York City Council

Job title: Head of Highway Asset Management
Job reference: PLAC004498
Date posted: 09/11/2023
Application closing date: 03/12/2023
Location: York, England
Salary: Grade 12 Level 1 - 4 (£55,515 to £62,473 per annum)
Package: 37 hours per week
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time
Job category/type: Highways, Transport

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Highway Asset Management function within the Highways and Transport service area.

The position requires strong technical awareness alongside the management skills to lead the team delivering the Council’s highway services, maintenance, structures and capital scheme delivery in the City.

You’ll proactively lead the development of Highway Service Delivery, including the implementation of initiatives and projects.

You’ll need the ability, knowledge and expertise to balance conflicting issues and present practical solutions.

Delivering the Highway Asset Management Plan and the new Horizon Asset Management platform will give you the opportunity to focus the direction of services to provide high quality outcomes.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution.

We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development.

In addition, we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

Relocation expenses, in accordance with the City of York Council’s Relocation Policy, may be available for the successful candidate subject to meeting the relevant criteria

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Michael Howard (Head of Highways & Transport) at [email protected] or on 01904 553478.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for this role. Each role at CYC is different and your working arrangements will be determined based on the requirements of the role and in collaboration with you and your needs as part of the recruitment process. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team.

Closing date: Sunday 3 December 2023 at 12 midnight
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 11 December 2023

For further information and to apply, click here.


  • Location: York
  • Job Title: Head of Highway Asset Management
  • Salary: £55,515 to £62,473
  • Closed: 3 Dec 2023

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