Principal Transport Planner

Posted 26 January 2023
Salary £55k - 60k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAdam Butler

Job description

Carrington West are pleased to offer this unique vacancy with one of the most pioneering and outstanding consultancies in the Transport Planning market.
Our client is currently looking for an experience Principal Transport Planner to join their team as either a Principal or Associate Transport Planner.
This role will allow the successful candidate to work directly with the senior management within the company as well as manage more junior staff. The role offers the chance to progress and management their own staff and projects.
Day to day activities:
·To assist and deputise for the Director in leading, managing and taking responsibility for the technical and commercial performance of the team.
·To manage all technical and commercial aspects of commissions.
·To set and maintain technical standards.
·To review and approve work prepared by others.
Technical experience you will need:
·Degree qualified in a relevant subject (Geography or Civil Engineering, an MSc in Transport Planning is highly desirable);
·Preparation of technical assessment documents and reports for planning submissions;
·Experience of Transport Assessments / Statements, Travel Plans and sustainability assessments;
·Providing planning-stage support for a variety of development schemes;
·Experience using Arcady, Picady, Linsig, AutoCAD & Auto Track;
·Strong written, numerical and verbal communication skills;
·Strong IT skills, in particular using Excel
·Applicants MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK, and hold a Full Valid UK Driving Licence
Other experience you will need:
·Shall have a proven commercial awareness;
·Have the drive and self-motivation to continuously develop your skills;
·Be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and to be able to build and develop relationships, both internally and externally;
·Be able to demonstrate developing and maintaining an effective network of contacts;
·Ability to apply technical knowledge in analysing problems and creating solutions;
·Ability to work on your own initiative and motivate others;
·Be reliable and have a responsible attitude to work.
What you will get in return:
·Chance to lead an established team.
·Opportunity to shape the future of the business
·Responsibility to contribute to and set direction and purpose of the company.
·Excellent salary and benefits.  
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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