Why Highways England?
From the talented and supportive people to the unique and fascinating challenges, there are many great reasons to work at Highways England.
“I appreciate the great responsibility and variety of my role. It’s exciting to be leading on the West Midlands Smart Motorway Programme, which will have such a far-reaching impact on the economy. I'm proud to be part of something so big.
“I joined Highways England as an apprentice, so I've had an affinity with the company throughout my career and have been given real ownership over my future. I've invested a lot in my learning and Highways England have invested a lot in me. With all the focus Highways England is placing on development, it’s a really exciting time for people to join and be a part of the change.”
Janice Allen, Programme Manager of the West Midlands Smart Motorway Programme
“I love the array of challenges in my job. There's a great variety day-to-day and it goes beyond engineering. For example, I’m involved in recruiting new people, I take responsibility for the development of two tech graduates, and I promote engineering in schools.
“Highways England is a great place to work! They provide many career opportunities, and a huge amount of training and support. That's why I have got to where I am today.”
Garry Packer, Team Leader of Calibration and Optimisation Services
“I enjoy many things about working at Highways England - such as seeing the difference I make to road users. Another big advantage is a good work life balance. Also, there are lots of opportunities to make a big impact and develop new ways of working.”
Mark Austin, IT Service Operations Manager