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Senior/Principal Transport Planner (Rail)

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Senior/Principal Transport Planner (Rail)

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    Permanent - Full Time

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    Market related

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    Emily Atkins

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    02393 876 068

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Are you looking for a an excellent opportunity to work as a Senior/Principal Rail Transport Planner within a large multidisciplinary consultancy who are involved in exciting local and international projects?

Join my client's Rail & Public Transport team based in Cardiff working across a varied range of regional and UK investment projects.

You will be part of a team undertaking a full range of challenging and varied work in the planning, design and implementation of public transport and rail schemes, working for a number of public sector clients on projects, in Wales and the rest of the UK.
This role is permanent and offering a competitive salary.
·To investigate transport problems, formulate policies, schemes, and strategies, and evaluate solutions
·To undertake rail and public transport demand forecasting and scheme appraisal in accordance with Transport Appraisal Guidance
·To prepare technical reports including business cases, transport strategies, scheme development and consultation reports.
·To manage and co-ordinate rail and public transport technical studies including work being undertaken by a range of different disciplines in support of business cases and option development reports.
·To support consultation including preparing stakeholder presentations and presenting findings and arranging and undertaking public consultation exercises and writing consultation reports.
·To manage projects of appropriate scale, including forecast, monitor and control project resources and costs within set timescales and budgets ensuring quality processes are adhered to and co-ordinate resources ensuring clarity of programme, deliverables, and interfaces.
·To supervise junior staff

What you will get in return
·Competitive salary
·Career development and support
·Company pension scheme
·One relevant subscription paid for
·Cycle to work scheme
·Discounted retail vouchers
·Various private insurance scheme
·Childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle
What we're looking for:
·Postgraduate qualification in transportation or equivalent
·Appropriate Project management qualification
·Microsoft Project
·Transport scheme assessment and appraisal (e.g. TAG, WelTAG, STAG)
·Travel demand forecasting
·Rail demand forecasting (PDFH and/or Moira)
·Understanding and application of the Governance of the Rail investment process (GRIP)
·A full UK driving licence.
How to Apply:
Email your CV in to me at or call me on 023 9387 6068.
Additional Information:
All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working in offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all office locations that are open to protect the colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of people is of paramount importance to us, and we are doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.