Street Lighting Contract Officer

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Street Lighting Contract Officer
Contract / Temporary

MCC 0008 30CB / 1

Posted: 21st November 2023 12:25
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  • Pay Rate:

    £25.56 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 16:30

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


    M60 2LA

What's involved with this role:

Interim Street Lighting Contract Officer

Reference no: MCC 0008 30CB / 1

Pay Rate: £25.56 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 16:30

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


Hybrid working

The role holder will provide advice, consultancy support and professional expertise to managers within and across directorates to ensure the organisation is able to meet strategic objectives. The role holder will directly advise on and manage complex and sensitive issues as identified by a range of organisational stakeholders to deliver effective advice and pragmatic solutions which incorporate best practice and legal requirements.

The role holder will ensure that services provided represent best value and are delivered in an efficient and effective manner

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to resource planning, procurement and commissioning in order to deliver a cost-effective and efficient service. This may be through contract management and service commissioning, or through the management of a business unit.
  • Accountable for all aspects of contract or service agreements, taking a lead on strategic reviews where required to ensure that commissioned services are fit for purpose.
  • Ensure effective commercial performance management, building capacity within the service to maintain continuous improvement against key performance indicators and service level agreements.
  • Support and provide expert advice to stakeholders within the organisation to ensure commercial processes and strategies are in place to manage their service requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate systems are in place for contract review, and consult stakeholders regarding service development and direction.
  • Contribute to the delivery of high quality analysis of the current market and the impact of potential changes and work with stakeholders to ensure a stable core of efficient, effective providers and a market which is developed to meet future need.
  • A strong and clear advocate for the organisation’s m people approach.
  • Roles at this level may be required to manage a range of assigned resources, which may be human, financial or other, to ensure continuous improvement in service delivery. Staff management duties may be either through direct line management of a team (including appraisals, performance management and other duties) or through matrix management of a virtual team of officers.
  • Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • A relevant technical qualification in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering or equivalent and/or appropriate experience of contract management in this field
  • Full valid driving licence


  • Experienced in procurement of new commissions (tenders)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent time management skills, creating own work schedules, prioritising, preparing in advance and setting realistic timescales for own self and others. Has the ability to visualise a sequence of actions needed to achieve a specific goal and how to estimate the resources required
  • Skills to develop and manage contracts with suppliers to meet key performance indicators and agreed targets
  • Ability to formulate independently a range of options for new or unfamiliar situations and to select the appropriate course of action to produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution. An ability to make independent decisions of a relatively uniform nature. Strong decision making skills with the ability to resolve complex issues in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to conduct research using a variety of techniques, in order to gather evidence and evaluate intelligence, recording in compliance with documented standards and legislation
  • Ability to absorb, understand and quickly assimilate complex information and concepts and compare information from a number of different sources.


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Job Ref: MCC 0008 30CB / 1
Street Lighting Contract Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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