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Principal Transport Planner

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Principal Transport Planner

  • Location:

    Central London, Greater London, England

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Tony Hutt

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 030

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Job Purpose
The Principal Transport Planner is responsible for sourcing new work, the daily running of projects and the guidance of less experienced staff and therefore has a number of key responsibilities as follows:
·Business development, preparing fee estimates and winning new project work.
·Effective planning of projects and staff, assuming day to day control, assigning tasks and giving advice and guidance as appropriate.
·Undertaking and ensuring work is delivered to a good professional standard within required budget and timescales.
·Assisting in the hiring, integration, mentoring and guidance of staff for the benefit of the team.
·Liaison and negotiation with client, project team and planning and highways officers.
Qualifications, Skills and Attributes
Working knowledge of:
·Microsoft Office and Excel.
·Department for Transport Standards (e.g. DMRB, MfS, etc).
·Transport sections of Government and Regional policy documents (e.g. NPPG, NPPF, the London Plan, etc.).
·Industry related guidance, manuals, etc.
·Developer Contributions and Highways Agreements (e.g. S106, S278, S38, S184, etc.)
·Company QA procedures and Best Practice
·Numerate & Computer literate.
·Project management with ability to delegate.
·Excellent written and oral communication skills.
·Excellent professional and problem solving skills.
·Business development and ability to assist with obtaining new projects.
·Good professional and problem solving skills.
·Motivating staff and training staff.