We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:
- Flexible working
- Flexible Bank Holidays
- A comprehensive wellbeing package
- Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
- A comprehensive pension scheme.
- IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
- Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
- An employee recognition scheme
About the role
In this role you will be key to our finance and business support processes. Having experience of financial systems and being able to explain complex financial profiling and terminology will be key. You will be required to develop your team to support the Highways Service and be adaptable to change so that we can continually improve.
Overall purpose of this role:
To take overall responsibility for the professional leadership, development, performance and management of the highway finance and business support team. The post will oversee support to the highway service across Cambridgeshire.
To implement the service outcomes, set by the Assistant Director, Project Delivery in in their own area and ensuring consistency across the service– e.g. managing and developing the delivery of high-quality service, effecting cultural change, system change and financial savings.
As part of the Highways Project Delivery Team, develop and manage the Cambridgeshire’s and Peterborough’s highway service ensuring close engagement with local communities and businesses and their needs.
To support the Assistant Director, Project Delivery and other managers within Place & Sustainability in delivering the Council and Directorate’s objectives through joined-up service planning, community engagement and the flexible use of resources.
To find out more about our team and the work that we do, visit https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/highway-jobs
For an informal chat please contact Mike Williams, Assistant Director Project Delivery firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please upload a document containing your CV and a covering letter, outlining how you meet the attached person specification. Ensure your covering letter to support your CV is no more than two pages.
Applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please do not delay the submission of your application as this is a rolling advert and will be closed once a successful candidate has been found.
You will be capable of implementing process and system changes where required with a natural ability to problem solve and understand complex financial data and systems. Having experience of working with a diverse team with differing support needs will be an advantage whilst also understanding the importance of public service financial management. You will need to be a great communicator and be able to develop relationships with the wider Highways teams throughout the service areas.
Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.
We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.
Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.