Assistant Network Data Manager – Perth/Inverness

  • Location: Inverness Perth
  • Category: Asset Inspection
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We have a brand new opportunity to join our Asset team as an Assistant Manager.

The North West Trunk Road Unit spans some 1,422km of trunk road through some of the most scenic parts of the country.  It also includes 1,501 bridges and structures, including the Kessock Bridge which carries the A9 north of Inverness and the A87 Skye Crossing.

The North West Unit covers a huge area of Scotland, from Thurso and Wick in the very north of the Highlands down to Campbeltown in Argyll and Bute, from Uig on Skye to Perth and Stirling in the central belt.

The Assistant Network Data Manager, reporting to the Network Data Manager will ensure the inspections are carried out to the requirements on the Network Management Contract and the Trunk Road Information Manual. This will include overseeing the daily management and operations of a team of Asset Inspectors.

Role includes:

  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form part of BEAR’s Integrated Management Systems.
  • Manage the daily activities of the Inspectors and the operation in AMPS.
  • Ensure that inspections are carried out on time and in accordance with the inspection programme and the trunk road information manual.
  • Review the collected inspection data for accuracy completeness and compliance.
  • Assisting in review of Comprehensive Inspections of Geotechnical Assets Reporting.
  • Report and liaison with the AMPS team to resolve problems and issues.
  • Assisting with responses to Hazard Notices and Observations Resulting from Inspections.
  • Other duties applicable to the post as directed from time to time by the Network Data Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience and working knowledge of inspection procedures.
  • Experience and working knowledge of data capture hardware and software currently in use within the road’s maintenance environment.
  • Experience and working knowledge of the Routine Management and Maintenance Systems.
  • Ability to comply with relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to solve problems.
  • Review of Data.
  • Flexible attitude to working practices.
  • Capable of self-management and self-motivation.
  • A full approved UK driving licence.
  • Adaptable


BEAR Scotland currently manages, maintains and improves 1962km of Scottish trunk road including over 2000 bridges and structures through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country. That means delivering £million investment on road maintenance and improvement every year.

We believe that the people who work with us are our greatest asset and, in order for us to succeed, we make sure we retain and attract a talented, innovative and dedicated team. In return, we offer:

  • A tailored, competitive salary
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Up to 34 days annual leave per year
  • Additional annual leave purchase through Salary Sacrifice
  • 2 paid days per year to help to support your charity of your choice
  • BEAR Rewards – shopping discounts and cashback
  • Employee Assistance Programme available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flexible/Hybrid working
  • Development and progression plan

Grow your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, flourish, and succeed.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We wish to ensure equality of opportunity in employment and the fair treatment of all our employees.


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