Contract Negotiator

Worcester, Worcestershire
£30,451 - £32,234 per annum
11 Jan 2022
30 Jan 2022
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Job Title: Contract Negotiator
Salary:    £30,451 - £32,234 per annum
Full-Time: 37 Hours
Location: Warndon Depot, Worcester
Temporary: 13 months

The Role:

As a Highway Authority, Worcestershire County Council (WCC) has responsibility for co-ordinating all works on the highway network of Worcestershire. Both WCC and undertakers are required to give notice to each other of their intended works. This process is aimed at assessing the impact on any works to minimise disruption to traffic networks and any foreseeable inconvenience which could be caused to street/road users.

WCC carries out these duties under the New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) / Traffic Management Act (TMA) 2004 taking action to ensure compliance by all works promoters

All works promoters are required to apply for a permit from the highway authority and WCC issues these through the joint permit scheme West and Shires Permit scheme (WaSP).

Our Street Works team are looking for a dynamic individual that is a good team player with good communication skills to fill the role of the Streetworks Contract Negotiator.

The Contract Negotiator will carry out the County's co-ordination & Network Management duty on the Worcestershire highway by assessing and processing Permits, and Traffic Management Applications set out under regulations and conditions from NRSWA and TMA and enforced through the WaSP Permit scheme.


In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :

• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays.
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Excellent opportunities for career progression.
• Local Government Pension Scheme.
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts.

Disability Confident:  

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

There are 7.6m working age people who have a disability or health condition. We’re tapping into this talent pool. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.


Applications are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Application Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022
Anticipated Interview Date: Monday 7th February 2022, 

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