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Principal / Senior Transport Planner

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Consulting Engineering , Highways & Transport
  • Job reference: BBBH371258_1510821657

Job description

Principal Transport Planner


£38,000 - £45,000

About the Role

You will confidently take day-to-day responsibility to lead a varied workload of projects, supervising colleagues, project managing, ensuring achievement of financial goals and contributing strongly to the technical content and delivery. You will be expected to foster close working relationships with both your network of colleagues and your clients.

Your experience to date will have included a combination of some or all of the following areas of transport planning, a number at significant depth: transport policy and strategy; development planning including transport assessments and statements; funding bids and business cases, scheme delivery, sustainable transport and smarter choices, modelling and appraisal, public transport and parking. In particular, this role would be suitable for candidates with strong experience of funding bids and business cases,

The role will initially deliver projects within the Transport Consulting area of our team; however, working as one team, you will be expected to manage projects across specialisms. This role will also be expected to take a lead in client relationships and managing the Leeds city centre office.

About You

In order to be considered you will have:

* Numerate first degree in Transport, Mathematics, Geography, Civil Engineering, Planning or a related subject is essential.
* MSc in Transport Planning/Engineering is desirable.
* Ideally Chartered Professional (CEng, MRTPI, TPP or CMILT) status

As well as the following knowledge and experience:

* You will have detailed understanding of contemporary transport policy and practice and be able to convert that understanding into practical solutions for our clients
* Be conversant with the appropriate transport planning guidance and best practice
* You will have significant experience of delivering a wide range of transport planning projects across a number of specialist areas
* Highly numerate with strong problem solving skills and innovative thinking
* Significant experience and capability in financially and programme managing projects using appropriate business tools
* Have a flair for translating complex problems into elegant solutions and delivering and demonstrating this value to our clients
* You will have an undertaking of contemporary transport policy and issues, and how developments in the sector may influence future policy and infrastructure interventions
* You will have experience of operating as a lead client contact for consultancy services
* You will have experience of team management responsibilities including line management and day-to-day operations

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading consultancy to be a leading figure within their Transport Planning team based in Leeds City Centre.

If you would be interested in applying for this position or would like to discuss the opportunity in more detail then please either send an up to date CV across or call Karl French on 0113 242 0303.

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