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Transport Planners

  • Job reference: TR-002691
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Croydon
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Our Transportation division is looking for rounded Transport Planners to play a key role in the delivery of transport planning projects for a range of public and private sector Clients in London and the south of England including Department for Transport, Highways England, Transport for London, Heathrow Airport, The Crown Estate, Hampshire County Council, Surrey County Council, Portsmouth City Council and many other local authorities.

Please note that the salary banding for the role is between £33000 and £36000 depending on experience.Please note the closing date for applications is midnight on 18th September 2018. The role will be based in Croydon.

The successful candidates will have a key role in supporting the team leader in winning as well as delivering work. The role is an opportunity to be engaged in technical delivery of a wide range of projects, support business development functions and grow project management responsibility in a supportive environment to ensure timely project delivery. Some of the projects the Transport Planning Sub-Practice is currently working on include:

• Business Case development for transport infrastructure schemes for Local Authorities
• Major UK Town centre multi modal planning, feasibility and design studies
• Stakeholder Engagement and Public Consultation in support of the planning and delivery of major infrastructure projects
• Development of Transport Assessments for high profile major infrastructure schemes
• Development control support to Highways England and Local Authority clients.


• Acting as assistant project manager or task manager to support technical delivery, commercial project performance, quality and client relationships
• forecasts the impact on traffic and transport of new developments (e.g. shopping centre)
• Assesses schemes to manage traffic such as congestion charging and parking controls.
• Liaising with Project Managers in undertaking e.g. Feasibility Studies, Transport Assessments, Economic/Business Case, Transport Strategies for both the public and private sectors
• Designing and analysing surveys to obtain data for a wide range of travel activities and forecasting the effects of new developments and devising strategies to cater for generated trips
• Using software packages such as Junctions, LinSIG, TRANSYT, TRICS and ArcGIS/TRACC
• Work as part of larger project teams with responsibilities for scoping and undertaking technical transport planning tasks, interfacing with other teams / disciplines
• Work on budgets and timescales for new projects based on clients’ requirements;
• Work with the Team Leader in Epsom and wider national Transport Planning business

Essential criteria

• Proven track record in applying a range of relevant analytical techniques to meet varying project requirements on a diverse range of projects including experience using analytical and research tools such as databases;
• Solid capability in applying appraisal techniques, tools and guidance
• Acumen in developing appropriate solutions to project challenges and enthusiasm for innovation
• Excellent analytical, numeracy and problem-solving skills
• The ability to work effectively within a team
• Good organisational, time and budget management skills
• Ability to communicate effectively with others and build client relationships
• Dynamic, enthusiastic, proactive and passionate about transportation.


• Appropriate academic qualifications - degree qualified in a relevant discipline (such as Geography, Urban Planning, Engineering, Transport Planning, Economics)
• Professional qualifications - Chartered or working towards membership, of a relevant institution,
• Market knowledge of the UK transport sector, ideally with a particular focus in London and the South East.
• Excellent report writing, other written and numerical presentation skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Experience and technical competency in at least two of the following: local transport planning; transport business case development, multi modal transport feasibility studies; development planning; transport strategies; travel planning.
• Experience of developing relationships with clients and supporting work winning activity across client organisations.
• Experience of building effective networks across organisations.

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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