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Senior Transport Planner

  • Job reference: TR-001512
  • Sector: Planning, Transportation
  • Location: Cambridge

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We are looking for a talented and ambitious Senior Transport Planner to join our team in our friendly Cambridge office. You will be supporting the development and delivery of exciting and varied land use development planning and sustainable transport projects in the East of England and beyond.

What makes us standout?

• We are shaping the East of England and South East region’s future by working with a range of public and private sector client to deliver real change, including flagship projects for Cambridgeshire County Council’s City Deal schemes
• Our Cambridge office is established, yet dynamic and innovative, and provides well respected transport development planning advice to a range of private and public sector clients
• We are working with land owners and developers to provide the transport solutions which enable them to take forward their major mixed use and residential sites
• There is a diverse team of Transport Planners based in our Cambridge office who are active in transport societies and professional institutions, actively support a host of charities and also enjoy a wide range of sports and social activities
• Our Cambridge office is a busy and multi-disciplinary office which provides an excellent working environment close to the City Centre (with parking)! Cambridge’s historic environment is a great place to live and work with excellent schools and facilities, but the historic streets are very narrow and the population is quickly growing, meaning the skills of transport planners are in high demand!
Join our Cities, Space and Development Planning team in Transportation Consultancy and your transport planning creativity and technical skills will transform projects. Collaborating with specialists from across our business as part of multidisciplinary teams, you’ll work on flagship regeneration, site expansion and development projects. Making the most of your transport planning and development skills, you’ll create streetscapes, secure developers planning approval and deliver sustainable and accessible developments. If you can present your ideas and build strong customer relationships – you’ll enjoy influencing mixed use developments, housing communities, airports, schools, sustainable transport, public realm schemes and more.

Based in our Cambridge office, the successful applicant will work as part of our national Cities, Space and Development Planning team, which deals with all aspects of land development. You will be responsible working with a local team for the technical delivery of projects, including:
• Development Planning - Transport Statements and Transport Assessments, including junction modelling;
• The preparation, delivery and monitoring of Travel Plans and Sustainable Access Strategies;
• Public realm, space planning and masterplanning; and
• Transport Development Management support.

You will have the opportunity to work with diverse and interesting public and private sector clients, including The Crown Estate, Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and a range of land use and property developers.



Requirements

Qualifications


• Appropriate academic and professional qualifications - meaning degree qualified in a relevant discipline (such as Geography, Urban Planning and Transport Planning).

Essential Criteria

• Experience of working in a Transport Planning Consultancy or Local Authority.
• Technical competency in areas of Development Planning work including Transport Assessments and Statements, junction modelling and preliminary design, Travel Planning and transport chapters of environmental impact assessments.
• Excellent report writing, other written and numerical presentation skills.
• Excellent communication skills.

Attributes

 
• Excellent team player when working in multidisciplinary project teams.
• Results focussed, ensuring that projects are delivered successfully.
• Able to develop good relationships with internal clients and external developers, agents and architects.
• Analytical, able to gain an appreciation of technical issues

 

Responsibilities

Supporting a team of transport professionals to deliver a variety of development planning and travel planning projects:
• Development Planning - Transport Statements and Transport Assessments, including junction assessment;
• The preparation, delivery and monitoring of Travel Plans and Sustainable Access Strategies;
• Transport Development Control and Management support.
• Transport-led masterplanning, pedestrian and cycling planning and public realm.

 

The Individual

An excellent team player when working in multidisciplinary project teams who is able to develop good relationships with internal clients and external clients.

Analytical, able to gain an appreciation of technical issues.

Strong communicator.

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