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Asset Management Technical Officer
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1490
  • Published: Fri 02/09/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £30,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Asset Management Technical Officer

Starting salary: £34,629
Job level: Level 3 Zone 2
Work location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent x2
Closing date: Sunday 25 September 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion 

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

About us
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role
The post holder will play a key part in driving and delivering innovative change in Service processes and play a leading role in the management and strategic development of Camden’s Highway Asset Management System and strategies to ensure that the Council’s statutory responsibilities are met.

You will be responsible for providing technical support, including user support, identifying and implementing improvements and promoting the use of the asset management system to ensure its business benefits are maximised across directorates.

You will take responsibility for a range of data analysis and reporting such as:

  • To update and maintain Camden’s Asset Register using a range of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  software (QGIS, MapInfo) and asset management database systems,
  • Use GIS to provide analytical support to the Engineering Service on a wide variety of technical Highway Enquires,
  • Prepar Whole Government Accounts to meet statutory financial obligations,
  • Use GIS to calculate budget estimates in Council briefing papers and information requests,
  • Work with teams internally and externally providing data on government initiatives i.e. carbon reduction targets

To succeed, you will partake in the overall management of projects including project plans, briefs and the recruitment and supervision of temporary/project staff to achieve objectives and ensure project delivery.

About you
We are looking for someone with an understanding of the types of assets located on the public highway, or experience working in an Engineering or Highways environment would be an advantage. You will have an awareness and understanding of new technological developments and innovations in Highways Asset Management.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of business intelligence tools such as QlikView/Qliksense and also have experience with relational databases such as PostgreSQL.

You will need to have an understanding of the principles of strategic asset management, planning and programming aswell as data quality issues and quality assurance techniques.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.