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Highway Network Business Assistant
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB01132
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 11:10 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £23953 - £29174 per annum + £23,953 - £29,174 + LWA £637
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: RG12 1JD

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Highway Network Business Assistant

We make a difference to the environment we live in.

Can you be the essential support we need in an industrious and close working team?

We're looking for someone to rely on during a period of peak workload so you'll be trusted to take ownership of your work.

Do you want to work within a close knit team, working together to make travelling on the roads and footways of the Borough easier. We scrutinise all works on the highway and need someone to help us manage the current surge in work by assisting with all the back office processes. If you think this is your forte and you have some similar experience, we offer flexible home working and good travel links to the office and our regenerated town centre.

What it's like working in our team...

You'll find the Highways & Transport division a supportive and inclusive environment where colleagues enjoy teamwork and problem solving.

Whilst working with colleagues across the organisation you will experience our shared values and goals that underpin our 'One Council' approach.

You will be a key team member, supported along the way whilst making an impact on what we do.

You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training...

To assist the Traffic Manager and the team in processing all financial transations and collating detailed reports for budget monitoring purposes.

Be the first point of contact for the team by phone, email and letter assigning to others where necessary or responding where appropriate.

Assessing various highways licences ensuring they are determined as appropriate, income is reconciled and records are kept up to date.

Assisting the Traffic Manager in specific research and reports primarily concerning finance, management of standards and business continuity.

Providing general admin support to colleagues and be a primary point of contact.

The benefits you will experience are...

  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
  • A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.
  • Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
  • Supermarket discount.
  • An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.

What we're looking for...

Great at prioritising and self-motivated individual, who is creative, innovative, and comfortable working to deadlines. Good communication skills are vital, as are the interpersonal skills it takes to work as part of a team and liaise with a wide range of stakeholders.

To succeed, you'll need a good general education preferable A Level +, experience of working in a resembling setting with similar responsibilities and experience in financial and general administration. You're also adept at analysing information and producing coherent reports.

Interview date

Interviews will be held w/c 17th October 2022

Want to ask us a question?

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role, please contact:

Wayne Scott, Traffic Manager

Tel.: 01344 351668


Charlotte Thorogood, Senior Highway Network Officer

Tel.: 01344 352709


As part of the Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.

Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

No agencies please.