Contract & Policy Engineer

Warwick, Warwickshire
£35,336 - £37,568 per annum
06 Aug 2022
30 Aug 2022
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Contract & Policy Engineer


Budbrooke Depot, Warwick


£35,336 - £37,568 per annum (Scale L)


Permanent Contract


About Us


Warwickshire County Council County Highways undertake routine highway maintenance schemes/works. 


Our Contract & Policy Team manage our winter services, highway policy and strategy, health and safety, environmental strategy, procurement, highway depots, financial and contractual requirements that County Highways are required to fulfil and legal, service and compliance obligations for the provision of highway services.


The Role

To develop and supervise highway policy and strategy within County Highways.

Provide input into asset management frameworks to help identify future maintenance, renewal and enhancement needs to develop the forward programme.

To deal directly with elected Member's, senior managers, Government Departments and other national and regional departments or agencies on behalf of County Highways.

Ensure that the service operates efficiently, safely and all risks and issues are controlled.


For further details, please see the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specifications.


Key Requirements

To be successful you’ll need good routine highway maintenance; good communication skills both verbal and written; planning and organising and IT skills. 

Provide advice to those engaged in activities such as budgetary and financial planning, litigation, legislation, and health and safety.

Development of the organisations strategic plans, including the creative use of information and communications technology.

For further information please see the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specifications.


Additional Information & How to Apply


For further information about the roles please contact the hiring manager: Scott Carpenter - 01926 413446 or



Closing date: midnight 30th August 2022

Interview date: w/c 5th September 2022


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more


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