SLR Consulting

Contact: Chris MacLeod
Region: England - North West
Location: Manchester
Category: Transport planning
Closes: Wednesday 31st August 2022
Salary: Unspecified

Senior Transport Planner

Job Description

Vectos’ Manchester based team provide transport planning advice to clients across sectors including residential, commercial, retail and regeneration projects ranging from new settlements to small scale development. 


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Transport Planning professional to join at Senior grade, to assist with both project delivery and with client and team management activities within the Manchester office. 


About SLR


SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 2000 staff across 5 regions – including over 726 staff across Europe.

Our ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.


About the role


You will be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of transport assessments and travel plans for various clients across the UK using a detailed knowledge and experience of standard modelling packages and recognised transport appraisal techniques.


Duties will be varied but responsibilities will include:

•    Manage project workload and finances in line with client expectations and Vectos priorities

•    Continue to update personal knowledge or relevant technical, legal and policy changes

•    Manage and develop colleagues within project team

•    Use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions 

•    Maintain continuous professional development

•    Provide guidance on quality matters and technical issues


About you


If you are interested in applying, we'd love to hear from you.


To succeed in this role, we'd envisage that you would bring:


•    Relevant degree (or higher) level qualification and membership of a relevant professional body (MCIHT  or similar)

•    Demonstrable experience at a comparable level within transport planning in a consultancy or similar commercial environment

•    Proven project delivery capabilities, along with project and client management skills

•    Strong software modelling capabilities on relevant software packages such as ARCADY/PICADY/LINSIG




To apply for this position please submit your application at SLR careers


SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer but our expectations go beyond just complying with legislation. It is SLR's intention that active steps are undertaken to ensure that opportunities are open to all and that as a business, we continue to strive to promote diversity and inclusion and reduce the gender pay gap.



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