Principal Transport Planner
£30 - £40 per hour (dependant on experience)
3 month temp - potential to go permanent
Remote working available but must be able to attend meeting/events at the office.
Tate are delighted to be working alongside a local authority currently recruiting for a Principal Transport Planner to develop transport and travel strategies, policies, projects and programmes. To identify and develop funding opportunities and bids for transport and highway-related projects, and develop and design preliminary concepts and options for transport and highway projects and programmes.
You will be working across a broad geography and with a wide range of partners, stakeholders and disciplines to ensure that transport and travel remain key elements of all policies, strategies and projects that involve, or affect, the city.
- To advise on and support the development of transport, travel and highway strategy and policy options
- To help identify and develop funding opportunities and bids for additional, external grant funding
- To lead on the development and design of preliminary concepts and options for transport and highway projects and programmes within the city
- To support programmes that lead to improved public health, through initiatives such as increased physical activity or reduced air and noise pollution from traffic, and improved local environments, through initiatives that include carbon reduction
- To work with colleagues within the Transport Policy & Strategy Group; the City Transport Division; the Economy, Environment & Culture Directorate; city councillors, residents, key partners, and stakeholders in a way that provides consistent advice and services which are focused on customer needs or requirements
Qualifications & Knowledge
- Significant knowledge and experience of the functions, role and responsibilities of Local Authorities.
- Educated to NVQ level 4/degree standard or equivalent.
- Qualification in a relevant subject, for example, Transport Planning, Civil Engineering, Planning
- Extensive knowledge of transport planning processes and initiatives
- Knowledge of NEC3 contracts
- Knowledge of other transport disciplines including planning/development control, transport modelling, traffic management and engineering, traffic signals, street lighting, road safety, public transport, highway maintenance
Skills & Experience
- Working in a team of professionals
- Experience of preparing successful funding bids
- Experience of attending public meetings
- Working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
- Interpreting complex data and presenting this information to a wide variety of audiences
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent report writing skills
- Able and willing to work outside normal office hours as required, for example, to attend evening meetings
- Experience in contract procurement, administration and management, and the management of projects and consultants/contractors
Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.
Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.