Senior Transport Planner

Posted 11 May 2023
Salary £40 - 45 per hour
LocationGreater London
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePhoebe Kingston

Job description

Senior Transport Planner
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Transport Planner to join a busy council in South London.
As the Senior Transport Planner your responsibilities will be:
·To develop Merton's long term sustainable travel strategy / plan (walking, cycling and EV charging infrastructure).
·The primary role will be to develop and produce several strategy documents related to sustainable transport, including cycling, walking and electric vehicles. 
·Candidates should therefore have a suitable level of knowledge and experience of transport planning focused on sustainable travel modes.
·Specific knowledge of the latest technical guidance and experience of delivery of cycle and walking routes and EV charging infrastructure is essential. The candidate will be required to conduct effective             consultation processes which will include representing the Council at public and committee meetings requiring occasional attendance at evening meetings.  The post will also require regular site visits within Merton.
·The post holder may also be required to work on other areas of transport planning and policy and on the delivery of sustainable transport projects.  Previous experience of working in local government would be beneficial and preferable.
·To also assist with other Transport planning matters

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 or email

Previous experience in Transport Planninig is essential for this role.
Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Transport Planners with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more.

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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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