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Senior Transport Planner

  • Job reference: TR-002156
  • Sector: Management Consultancy, Roads & Bridges, Transportation, Urban Development
  • Location: Belfast
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Atkins’ Transportation Consultancy Practice comprises 500 staff delivering planning, technical and advisory consultancy services to a wide-ranging client base in the UK and overseas.  We are part of a larger Transportation business of 3,000 talented professionals covering highway, rail and local transport sectors in the UK.  
 
We are growing our Consultancy team in Atkins’ Belfast office to better support our successful transportation business and face the range of strategic highway and local transport planning opportunities that are emerging in Northern Ireland.   
 
Over the next year we want to expand our transport planning team to provide a full range of strategic and local planning, transport modelling, business case and development planning skills.   We are looking for an individual to join us who wants to contribute to shaping and growing a high performing, dynamic team that works seamlessly with our wider national Transportation business but also helps grow our presence in our local Northern Ireland market.
 
The successful candidate for this role will support our transport planning team in helping to secure and deliver work from local clients and our internal practices. They will have a background in transport planning with experience in working across a range of projects for multiple clients.  Candidates will ideally be from a consultancy background with experience from elsewhere in the UK and who are now looking to progress their career in Northern Ireland.  The candidate should ideally have a broad range of transport planning skills covering scheme development, modelling and business case, local development planning and experience in working alongside engineers, planners and environmental specialists.  
 
We are looking for an individual with enthusiasm and collaborative behaviours and who will be excited by the challenge of helping to grow our transport planning team in Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will be capable of engaging effectively with new and existing clients and will have a track record of successfully delivering transport planning projects.  This will require an understanding of working in a fast-paced consultancy environment blending excellent technical transport planning skills and knowledge with commercial and project management expertise.


Responsibilities  
* Managing a portfolio of transport planning projects, focussing on the Northern Ireland market but also providing support to our teams in the North of England as required. This comprises technical, financial and project management of projects in line with Atkins management systems and processes. 
* Providing transport planning skills into projects delivered by our engineering and projects business based in Northern Ireland.
* Supporting our work winning on a wide range of transport planning areas including working with our market and business development teams in Northern Ireland to help define business strategy and support the identification and pursuit of major transport opportunities and frameworks. 
* Developing relationships with key clients and promoting Atkins work in the local market.
* Identifying and implementing opportunities for deploying innovative styles and techniques in project delivery.

Benefits
Atkins is a large international multi-disciplinary consultancy that offers great scope for your career.We’ll value you for exceeding customer expectations and helping to grow our business. We don’t believe there’s a better place to be right now. There are so many opportunities to upskill, grow your career and move between sectors – we are a business that places no limits on how far you can progress. You’ll enjoy an exceptional rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking equal opportunities and flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you. 

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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