Associate Transport Planner

Our award winning client provide transport planning advice to clients across sectors including residential, retail and logistics. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Transport Planning professional to join at Associate level, to assist with both project delivery and with client and team management activities.

As an Associate you will be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of transport assessments for various clients across the UK, using a detailed knowledge and experience of standard modelling packages and recognised transport appraisal techniques.

What’s on offer

  • Hybrid working
  • Excellent Career progression
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life assurance

The role

  • You will be involved in managing a number of complex projects with the team at any one time and lead on the development and delivery of transport planning projects.
  • This will also include the promotion of development sites from site identification/acquisition, planning application submission, discharge of planning conditions and monitoring through the planning process, preparing transport statements, assessments, travel plans and other supporting documentation such as delivery servicing management plans.
  • As part of the team on larger projects or as the lead on smaller projects, you will deliver market leading consultancy advice to clients and co-consultants and be confident in explaining technical matters to decision makers, interested parties and lay people.
  • You will provide support to senior staff as well as having the opportunity to develop your own project management and work winning skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage client relationships to ensure the securing of work.
  • Negotiate fee proposals.
  • Manage and develop colleagues within project team.
  • Use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions.
  • Provide guidance on quality matters and technical issues.
  • Manage work projects in line with client expectations and internal priorities.
  • Manage and control project finances.

What you need to succeed

  • Significant experience in preparing with Transport Statements, Assessments
  • Knowledge of design standards (DMRB, MfS) and when and how they are used
  • Experience of developing access, parking and sustainable transport strategies
  • Knowledge of S106 agreements, S278 agreements and Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Project management skills with the capability to manage a wide and complex workload
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop working relationships with colleagues, co consultants, clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to set up and run PICADY’s and ARCADYS (Junctions 9)
  • Experience of using LINSIG and ability to understand outputs
  • Understanding of the principles of micro-simulation and strategic models/modelling

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Summary information

  • Location: Southampton
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Traffic and Transport
  • Salary: £65,000 – £70,000
  • Published: June 3, 2024