Associate Transport Planner

£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
15 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Associate Transport Planner


£45,000 - £55,000

An Associate Transport Planner is required for a large international consultancy due to continued growth within this sector, the client need an ambitious and experienced transport professional to join the team as soon as possible in order to help deliver on the growing private sector transport workload. You will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting projects across the UK and internationally.

Using your experience, you will assist with work winning for example through bid preparation and fee proposals, you will mentor and support junior staff and be proactive in keeping up to date with current practices, guidelines etc. in our field. You will undertake site visits, attend client meetings and conduct occasional traffic surveys where required.


* In order to be successful in this role, the successful applicant must have a good all-round knowledge of the UK planning system and the workings of local government.
* It is anticipated that you will have experience in the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plan reports, Transport scheme design and appraisal with knowledge of relevant policy, guidance and advice
* You should be able to analyse data then collate and interpret it.
* You will be expected to manage projects for technical, programming and financial matters, plus having the ability to create and develop client relationships including widening our client base.
* Knowledge of the principles of strategic transport modelling, or prior experience of using SATURN and VISUM software would be desirable along with knowledge of AutoCAD, AutoTrack and GIS being desirable.
* Knowledge and use of software packages, such as ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, TRANSYT, TUBA, PARAMICS, VISSIM and TRICS would also prove beneficial.
* Knowledge and use of WebTAG would also prove beneficial
* You will have worked in the UK for at least 5 years, understanding the planning process and how your work fits into that.

Ideally educated to degree level (or other equivalent qualification) in a relevant numerate subject, and a transport masters degree and ideally, a member of a relevant professional body either Chartered or working towards Chartered status.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an international multi-disciplinary consultancy to be part of their Transport Planning team in Birmingham. The client have a great reputation in the market for being working on some fantastic projects as well as being a great employer.

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