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Principal Transport Planner

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Zubair Ahmed

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 065

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Are you a Senior Transport Planner looking for a step up?
Are you a Principal Transport Planner looking for a new challenge?
If so, Carrington West are delighted to be assisting our clients in finding a Principal Transport Planner for their growing team.  After extensive growth and a number of huge contract/project wins my clients require a Transport Planning professional to lead on multiple projects as well as have an active involvement in winning more work.
Ideally based in London, but considering will be given to the right candidate to work out of any of my clients UK offices on flexible basis.
The role 
·Delivering sustainable transport strategies, active travel, Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, walking and cycling initiatives
·Developing Local Transport and Cycling and Walking Plans for local authorities
·Delivering air quality strategies and clear air initiatives such as LEZs and CAZs
·Managing staff under his / her team effectively and motivating and encouraging performance.
·Assuming responsibility for financial control, quality and technical input for all assigned projects.
·Developing new initiatives and pursuing opportunities through business development activities that will raise your personal and the company profile
·Day-to-day supervision and management of technical staff and the direction of staff on projects
·Project managing / directing in accordance with Client requirements
·Ensure all project files are up to date and comply with the QA system.
·Contribute to the management of the Transport Planning Team.
·Managing client relationships to ensure their needs are met 
The idea candidate
·Relevant Degree or equivalent
·A minimum of 8 year's relevant experience
·Membership of a professional institution (e.g. MILT, MICE or MCIHT)
·Alternative consideration given to significant relevant experience in lieu of specified education and professional qualification.
·Comprehensive understanding of traffic and transportation techniques, highway design and transport planning principles and a proven track record in project design and delivery;
·Experience in the technical delivery of projects
·Good project management skills;
·Preferably conversant with and/or intermediate user of CAD design software;
·£50,000 - £55,000 per year
·27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays!
·Private Health Care
·Continuous training and development
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice
·Plenty of company organised social functions
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Zubair Ahmed on 02393 876065.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Zubair Ahmed at Carrington West on 02393 876065 for more information.
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