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Title Asset Management Systems Manager
Ref HE/4838
Directorate Operations
Preferred Location East Midlands
Salary £33,340 - £36,674
Number of Positions 1
Working Pattern Full Time
Closing Date 25 Oct 2017

About Us

Highways England is the new government owned company responsible for driving forward our motorways and major A roads. This includes; modernising and maintaining the highways, running the network and keeping traffic moving. Over recent years, investment in our highways has increased. This has led to advances in technology, such as smart motorways; enabling traffic to flow better. However, even more is yet to be done.


Certainty of funding and greater flexibility will enable us to become a better business. In our first 5 years alone, we’ll invest £11 billion in motorways and A roads – boosting capacity, tackling congestion and improving safety. At the same time, we’ll improve how we work. That means we will be able to; plan roadworks better to minimise disruption; clear incidents more quickly; and save more than £1 billion by working more efficiently.


For further information on Highways England, please visit our website:


Job Description

The role

We currently have an opportunity for Asset Management Systems Manager. This role will be responsible for facilitating the successful implementation and development of a strategic asset management system within Operations Division.  The successful candidate will ensure that the product supplied is fit for purpose and able to cover all the operational requirements of asset delivery.

Day to day

  • Facilitate the successful implementation of the strategic asset management system
  • Identify constraints and challenges, and work with key stakeholders to overcome them
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop tactical and strategic lifecycle asset modelling, delivering ongoing improvements and innovation
  • Lead the development and implementation of strategies to analyse operational data, delivering the intelligence required
  • Identify business improvements and efficiencies through the effective use of the asset management system and analysis of asset data
  • Develop and implement innovative asset modelling techniques.

About you

  • Degree in Engineering  or equivalent
  • Considerable experience of leading people to successful delivery of a programme of complex and/or high risk projects, and/or high profile / high risk services
  • Demonstrable experience of development and implementation of asset management systems
  • Demonstrable experience of leading people to successful delivery of a programme
  • Evidence of solutions delivery in a complex customer facing organisation
  • Evidence of successful engagement with internal and external clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of problem solving and risk management


All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport.

Please note that Highways England reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should a sufficient response have been received. Therefore, please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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