Hampshire County Council

Contact: Patrick Bingham or Andrew Kettlewell
Region: England - South East
Location: Winchester, Hampshire (Hybrid working)
Category: Other
Closes: Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Salary: £45-50K

Principal Transport Engineers HCC282422

Job Description


Salary Range: £41,562 - £46,776 pro-rata, per annum (Principal Transport Engineers) or £33,653 - £37,876 pro-rata, per annum (Senior Project Officers). Applications for relocation allowance may be considered

Work Location: Elizabeth II Court, Winchester (Hybrid working - home/office/site visits)

Hours per week: Multiple full time and part time roles available

Contract Type: Permanent 

Closing Date: 2 February 2022

Interview Dates: W/C 14 February 2022


This is an exciting opportunity to join our Transport Implementation team, we’re ambitious and committed to making a difference in Hampshire through delivering quality transport improvement schemes, working together with internal and external partners.

The positions available are client-side project management roles, requiring strong project management and leadership skills, to deliver projects to successfully meet time, cost and quality requirements, whilst maintaining strong public and political engagement and high satisfaction ratings. 

The Transport Implementation team look after an exciting range of schemes from public realm and sustainable transport schemes to large bypasses. We commission specialist consultants to help deliver our programme and are fortunate to be supported by a strong and capable in-house engineering consultancy that design around 70% of our programme.

You’ll develop and maintain effective close working relationships with various bodies, including the Department for Transport, Local Enterprise Partnerships, transport providers and private sector organisations, together with local stakeholders including district/borough/town/parish councils, business communities and residents.

We have 5 Principal Transport Engineer and 2 Senior Project Officer positions available in the following workstreams:

  • Major Schemes Delivery (projects between £2m and £40m)
  • Integrated Transport Programme Delivery (projects under £2m)

We are happy to consider applications from people wanting to work on a part-time basis and/or wanting to work flexibly. Please state a preference for the role of either Principal Transport Engineer or Senior Project Officer and hours on your application.

5 reasons to join us:

  1. To be part of a high-performing team, delivering projects which shape the future of travel within Hampshire.
  2. To gain excellent training and development opportunities tailored to ensure you achieve your full potential.
  3. To enjoy a flexible working environment timetabled to fit around your daily commitments. 
  4. To work using the latest software and technology to keep you connected to colleagues, and to allow you to realise your ideas and ambitions. 
  5. To be part of a values-based organisation with a shared culture and clear priorities for high standards based on core principles and beliefs.  

To find out more about our service and our recent projects, please visit Transport Implementation Careers.

Our Values

We’re looking to build a diverse complementary team and would encourage those with a technical project management background to apply. You’ll also be educated to degree level (or equivalent) with experience in transport or project management and have experience in supervising other team members.

Above all, we're seeking to recruit people who share our commitment to and passion for our values and are able to demonstrate how they have put these values into practice in their work – could this be you?

  • Making a difference
  • Working Together
  • Ambitious to Improve
  • Commitment to Quality

These positions may also be considered as apprenticeship roles for the right candidates. Example apprenticeships suitable for the role include Level 6 Project Management Degree and Level 6 Civil Engineering Degree.

For further information about the available roles, please visit our website: Principal Transport Engineers HCC282422 (newjob.org.uk)

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Patrick Bingham, for Major Scheme Delivery roles on 03707 797145 and Andy Kettlewell, for Integrated Transport Programme Delivery roles on 07793 758241


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