Principal Consultant - Strategic Sustainable Transport

Posted 12 April 2024
Salary £45k - 55k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

My client is actively looking for a Principal Consultant (Strategic Sustainable Transport Projects)  to join their team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be based in the Wakefield office and will have the ability to work from home on a regular basis. Working hours are 37.5 hours per week and part time will be considered. Salary will be dependent on experience.
This is not your average transport planning consultancy; the team combine technical excellence and a drive for success with a nurturing working environment, encouraging every member of the team to realise their full potential.  With an extensive client and project portfolio and ambitious plans for growth, they have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the Strategic Sustainable Transport Projects team.   
The Role  
To support the existing and future workload the team are currently seeking to make a senior appointment who can take a lead role in growing the client base and manage projects from inception to completion.   Targeting and working with clients in the Higher Education, NHS and private sectors, you will help to deliver and manage large scale sustainable transport projects.
The ideal candidate will have:  
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of working with (or within) large organisations to develop strategies aimed at addressing the varied range of transport related challenges. This could typically include commuter/business sustainable transport strategies, car park management strategies, public transport strategies and carbon assessment/reporting.
You will have an ability to work closely with key stakeholders to identify the nature of the challenges faced, and to translate this understanding into bespoke solution focused strategies. You will have a responsibility for the full project life cycle, from business development to project management and delivery.
In your role you will work with and be supported by our specialist team, with opportunities to line manage more junior team members available. The successful candidate will be supported, mentored, and provided with opportunities to progress as part of the TPS Team. We provide an attractive employment package and support a healthy work life balance.
Why Work for this company?
They provide an attractive employment package and support a healthy work-life balance.  There is an excellent range of employee benefits on offer, including:
28 days annual leave (including 3 days between Christmas and New Year), with the opportunity to earn up to 5 additional days for long-service.  
·Formal Time Off in Lieu policy.  
·Flexible working, with no core hours.  
·Hybrid working.  
·Cash-back health plan.  
·Structured training and development programme.  
·Paid volunteer day.  
·Pension contribution.  
·Annual bonus scheme.  
·Funded social events.  
·Cycle to Work scheme.  
·Childcare voucher scheme.  
·Electric Vehicle salary sacrifice scheme.  
If you are a Principal Transport Planner the above details are of interest to you, please apply and you will receive a call to discuss some more details.