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Senior Transport Planner

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £38 - 40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Senior Transport Planner

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated professional to join a dynamic Highways and Transportation Service for a busy borough council.

Our client is looking for an experienced transport planner/project manager who will be expected to provide specialist input in day-to-day activities, manage our consultants and oversee the activities of the team.
You will provide professional advice on a variety of matters relating to Transport Planning, particularly, behavioural change activities, the development of public transport across the borough whilst also providing input in the development of the Local Transport Plan and Low Carbon transport options.

What you will be doing:

·Overseeing the day-to-day operation of bus services, including producing relevant marketing and publicity and responding to residents' queries.
·To work closely with public transport providers to meet social need and help to reduce the borough's carbon footprint by helping to develop and then consult on public transport options for the borough.
·Assisting in the development and delivery of the Local Transport Plan and identifying an annual programme of improvements
·Producing briefs and managing the output and performance of the councils Highways Partnership consultant.
·Procuring and monitoring contracts for a range of transport related goods and services, including public transport services and active travel initiatives.
·To respond to written and oral requests from Members or the general public about highway issues arising from development proposals.

What you need to succeed:

To be successful in the role, you'll need to be well-versed in climate change matters, congestion, air quality and health and well-being. It will be your responsibility to confidently respond to enquiries regarding these issues. You'll also need a good working knowledge of and experience in active travel, bus and rail matters along with being able to successfully bid for scheme funding.
This is a senior role within the team, so you'll be expected to hit the ground running when you start. As well as relevant transport planning experience, we'll expect you to have a relevant degree and membership of the CIHT is desirable.

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

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 25+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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