Steer Group

Contact: Andy Bisby -
Region: England - SE - Greater London
Location: London
Category: Development planning
Closes: Thursday 30th June 2022
Salary: Unspecified

Senior or Principal Consultant - Transport and Development Planning

Job Description

The company is seeking to expand our Major Developments & Events offer and is looking for an experienced principal transport consultant to join our London-based team to help deliver a broad portfolio of projects.

This position will be based in the Major Developments team which supports a wide range of high-profile developments including the Houses of Parliament, Canary Wharf, major universities and airports.

You will be expected to support with a range of work including the project management and delivery of transport and development planning advice including leading client meetings, the production of Transport Statements/Assessments, Travel Plans and the relevant sections of Environmental Impact Assessments.  You will also support by advising development clients on servicing, parking, cycle / pedestrian access and traffic management and assist with business development.

Experience/skills required:

You will work as part of a team providing solutions to both private and public sector clients. This position requires an enthusiastic, hard-working person, who wants to be part of our growing, dynamic teams and in this role, you will be required to:

  • Support our transport planning advice offer across the company both in the UK and internationally.
  • Lead work streams within projects with supervision, ensuring that best practice techniques are applied consistently.
  • Deliver high quality highway and transportation advice as part of multi-disciplinary teams across a range of transport related projects including major developments, highway related regeneration projects and sustainable transport initiatives.
  • Deliver excellent joined-up and high-profile major development and high-profile event projects in the UK, which contributes to the company’s reputation for delivering excellence.
  • Manage multi-disciplinary projects, sub consultants and manage support staff assigned on a project basis as required.
  • Take responsibility to deliver key tasks with a range of projects.
  • Prepare and present reports, proposals, briefing notes and transport planning documentation.
  • Manage project budgets exercising effective financial and budgetary control.
  • Contribute to the production and delivery of proposals and marketing materials related to our market area from time to time.
  • Assist in general business development initiatives.
  • Take part in training to develop both your technical and consultancy skills.

To be successful in the role, you will:

  • Be comfortable working in creative multi-disciplinary teams with architects etc. and provide positive contributions.
  • Demonstrate contribution to work winning and client development and delivering transport planning deliverables for planning applications.
  • Take responsibility for key tasks and workstreams, managing multiple deadlines in parallel.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven project management/delivery experience in a transport consultancy environment.

About Steer

We are Steer and we help people, places and economies thrive. Founded in 1978, Steer is a global business consultancy specialising in transport, cities and infrastructure, with over 450 staff in 20 offices around the world.

We have an enduring commitment to generate success for our clients, for ourselves and in the communities in which we work. A commitment that helps improve infrastructure, cites and transport, and ultimately the way people live, work and travel.

Why join us

We believe in empowering our people and giving them the opportunities to shine. Being an employee-owned company means that our people are dedicated and passionate about what they do, and it is the reason why we are at the forefront of our industry.

Steer is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications regardless of age, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity or gender. Part-time and flexible working applications will be considered.

How to Apply

Please apply on our website here


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