Principal Transport Planner

We are looking for a Principal Transport Planner to help with the expanding workload of our Midlands transport team Client, based in Leicester.  Our Client offers a challenging and rewarding career working for a leading transport consultancy with a strong presence in the Midlands. You will join a growing team delivering a wide variety of interesting projects for clients in the private and public sectors.


  • You will work on and manage the preparation of transport assessments, travel plans and other development-related transport reports. The role requires somebody with experience in project management, client liaison, work winning and mentoring junior staff. Your work will involve:
  • Understanding client requirements for development-related transport planning
  • Client liaison and preparing fee proposals
  • Project management
  • Producing transport assessments and travel plans
  • Analysing, collating and interpreting transport data
  • Ensuring work is delivered on time and within budget
  • Attending internal and external client and team meetings
  • Undertaking site visits
  • Providing technical advice to support junior colleagues
  • Helping to develop and mentor junior team members

Professional Development:

The role presents an excellent opportunity to progress your career and work within a successful team on a wide range of exciting transport planning projects.

About You:

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile individual with experience working in the industry that should ideally include:
  • A good understanding of the UK planning process and how your work fits into that
  • Knowledge of highway design principles relevant to site access design
  • An understanding of the capabilities of AutoCAD and GIS software
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience of using software packages such as TRICS, Junctions 9 and LinSIG
  • Previous UK work experience
  • Experience of developing and maintaining client relationships

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Summary information

  • Location: Leicester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Traffic and Transport
  • Salary: £55,000 – £59,000
  • Published: September 27, 2023