Senior Transport Planner

Senior Transport Planner

Job Title: Senior Transport Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: DOE + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894943_1530203304
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2018 17:28

Job Description

Are you seeking an opportunity allowing you an enviable work/life balance? Does the idea of walking to award winning beaches for your lunchbreak appeal?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Transport Planner to be based in the buzzing and vibrant town of Bournemouth. You have the opportunity to join a public service, committed to providing quality transport services to the town and surrounding areas, both now and in the future. The area is currently enjoying significant infrastructure improvements, with future projects continuing- career development opportunities are available, and competitive benefits are on offer.

As a Senior Transport Planner, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*To assist in implementing the Local Transport Plan and associated Capital Programme
*To assist in delivering statutory and service unit objectives relating to the Local Transport Plan and major scheme bids
*Produce annual progress and delivery reports to be submitted to and assessed by the Government
*Identifying, monitoring and mitigating risks to the delivery programmes
*Determining and prioritising the allocation of the LTP Capital funding, and establishing an appropriate programme of schemes
*Procuring, and project managing internal/partnering/external consultants
*Development and co-ordination of emerging and future transportation plans and strategies, complex and involved projects leading to the development, production and implementation of the LTP programme
*To work with the public, elected members, other council departments, government and external organisations and partners to determine and implement the objectives of the unit
*To assist the LTP and Capital Programme Manager in managing the resources of the section, including staff and budgets in order to maximise outcomes.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Degree with appropriate Civil Engineering emphasis (or equivalent)
*Chartered Engineer/ Transport Planner status or equivalent level qualification in engineering/transport
*Significant relevant experience in feasibility, design, supervision of traffic/highway schemes
*Proven Team/Project/Programme Management experience
*Knowledge of DfT criteria and design standards/traffic legislation
*Sound understanding of Central Government policy and Local Transport Plan development
*Excellent communication, diplomacy, presentation and IT skills
*Ability to supervise staff, work as part of a team and on own initiative
*Full UK Driving Licence

Senior Transport Planner
Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary- £40-43,500 + competitive benefits

Key Words: Transport Engineer, Transport Planner, Transport Development, Highways, Roads, Transportation, Transport, Infrastructure, Public Service, Government, Council, Planning, Development, Transport Systems, Road Improvements, Road Alterations, Highways Authorities, Planning, Legislation, DfT

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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