My client is looking for a Senior Transport Planner to join their team in London and will report to the Regional Director in the London office.
As a Senior Transport Planner you will possess the necessary experience, knowledge and technical expertise to assist the project manager on each commission for which their support and assistance is required.
Candidates must be conversant with national and local planning guidance and technical design standards and be up-to-date with the latest tools available to ensure the accuracy of the advice given in the field of transport planning / highway design.
The post will require an ability to think innovatively and proactively and the role will require an appreciation of the financial and project management skills required to ensure that the firm's competitiveness in the marketplace is retained.
Additionally, a Senior Transport Planner may be called upon to provide essential support to the senior management for certain marketing, IT or administrative activities that are essential to the smooth running of the business.
They may be required to act as line manager for more junior personnel in relation to both general office and project-related management issues and will be expected to mentor those directly below them in order to broaden the company's skill base and expertise.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities associated with the role are as follows : -
To be prepared to be an occasional direct point of contact on project-related matters;
To provide essential support for more senior personnel to ensure successful delivery of a
To provide expertise and assistance in all aspects of highway engineering and / or transportation
To assist senior personnel in the identification of the necessary internal and external resources
and skills required to fulfil the obligations of each and every commission to the budget and
timescale agreed with the client;
When called upon to do so, to liaise / meet with other consultants and external members of the
project team where necessary to ensure co-ordination of information and resources;
On those projects for which the STP acts as project manager, to liaise with the client to agree
the project specification, the timescale, the fee and the terms of engagement;
To keep the Directors informed of all financial implications and risks associated with all
On those projects for which the STP acts as project manager, to liaise with the client to promptly
report any issue arising during the undertaking of the project that has implications either to the brief or the timescale.
Such implications are to be reported as variations and budget alterations
are to be agreed with the client;
On those projects for which the STP acts as project manager, to ensure that the project is
undertaken to the specified budget and that all project-related fees and disbursements are
accurately recorded and expediently recovered;
To ensure that the company's Quality Assurance procedures are adhered to on each and every
To have a full understanding of all the tools and techniques employed within the field of highway
engineering and transportation planning;
To keep abreast of the latest developments with respect to all the tools and techniques
employed within the field of highway engineering and transportation planning;
To be conversant with all local and national planning policies and guidelines insofar as they
relate to transportation and development;
To have a full understanding of and ensure compliance with the company's Health Safety
To have a full understanding of and ensure compliance with the company's Quality Assurance
To pro-actively mentor and assist in the professional development of more junior staff;
To be aware of marketing activities and assist in the identification of future opportunities to
enhance and expand the profile of the company
Role : Senior Transport Planner
Job Type : Permanent
Location : London, London,
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