Principal Transport Planner

Our award-winning client is on the hunt for a Principal Transport Planner in the Hampshire area. They are offering flexible working and competitive salaries as well as career progression.

What you need to succeed:

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent experience
  • Membership of professional organisation
  • At least 7 years transport planning experience
  • Extensive Transport Planning experience, demonstrating practical and theoretical specialist knowledge.
  • Experience in managing/training members of staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and delegate tasks.
  • Experience of working with computer-based systems including Microsoft programmes
  • Ability to work on own initiative.

The role:

  • Write, check and approve technical reports such as Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans and Technical Notes.
  • Good understanding or modelling packages and methodologies to calculate trip generation and distributions
  • Support preparation of and approve technical drawings where appropriate
  • Experience in preparing appeal documentation including Statement of Case, Statement of Common Ground and Proof of Evidence
  • Attendance as expert witness at appeal hearings and/or public inquiries
  • Project manage schemes, including budget and time management
  • Client liaison and management
  • Assist with training and mentoring members of staff to support their career development
  • Attend, contribute and lead towards meetings as appropriate
  • Prepare, check and issue fee proposals and tenders
  • Engage in, and identify, Business Development opportunities including networking events
  • Develop and inform Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and team strategies
  • Line management responsibility including holding appraisals
  • Winning work for the team
  • Be adaptable to assist team members and cover project responsibilities while other colleagues are away

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Summary information

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £50k – £60k
  • Published: February 26, 2024