Contact: Pete Ramsey
Region: England - South East
Tel: 0161 838 6067
Location: Woking
Sector: Consultant
Category: Development planning
Closes: Friday 31st March 2017
Salary: £40-50K

Principal Transport Planner (Development Planning) - Woking

Job Description

Principal Transport Planner (Development Planning) - Woking

Mouchel are currently looking to recruit a Principal Transport Planner- Development Planning/Control to join the team based in Woking.

The purpose of the role will be to act as Project Manager managing the delivery of Development Planning projects to programme and budget and in accordance with technical standards

You will manage a range of development planning projects and deliver to agreed budgets. Working with our diverse range of clients across the UK and possibly the Middle-East, engaging with multi-disciplinary teams of professionals through the project lifecycle.

You will build upon your existing significant experience in development planning and team management to deliver projects to benefit both our clients and the company.

The successful candidate will confidently take day-to-day responsibility to lead a varied workload of projects, supervising colleagues, project managing, ensuring achievement of financial goals and contributing strongly to the technical content and delivery.

Role Specific Responsibilities:

• Prepare Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and inputs into Environmental Statements in consultation with Technical Directors • Provide development control advice to local authority clients.

The ideal candidate:

We are seeking individuals who understand our values and express commitment to them. We want our staff to strive continuously to innovate in how they perform and work with our clients and to deliver excellence.

This a permanent role with excellent career prospects for an enthusiastic and energetic person.

You will have;

• Numerate first degree in Transport, Mathematics, Geography, Civil Engineering, or a related subject is essential. • MSc in Transport Planning/Engineering is desirable. • Ideally Chartered Professional (CEng, MRTPI, TPP or CMILT) status You will have significant experience of managing and delivering development planning projects including transport assessments and statements. • Your experience to date will have included a combination of some or all of the following areas of transport planning, with a number at significant depth: transport policy and strategy; travel plans, development control, traffic/travel survey planning & procurement, and junction modelling • You will have a detailed understanding of UK transport policy and practice and the ability to convert that understanding into practical solutions for our clients are essential. • You will be conversant with the appropriate transport planning guidance and best practice is essential. • You will have significant experience of using industry standard software and databases e.g.: LINSIG, ARCADY, TRANSYT, TRICS etc. • You will have a sound knowledge of the UK planning system. • You will have knowledge of masterplanning and highway design. • You will have a firm grasp of DfT Transport Assessment guidance and DMRB Web Tag requirements.

Why work for us?

There are many reasons to join Mouchel Consulting. You will feel valued and you will be well rewarded. You will enjoy making a difference in an exciting environment. We are committed to hiring and developing talented individuals and are keen to hear from people who can help us to build on our success.

Our main vision is to be recognised for our excellence, so, beyond qualifications, the key attributes we look for are the ability to solve problems, the ability to build constructive relationships, and a desire to keep learning and improving.

Because we expect the very best from our people, we can also offer a variety of great benefits in return for the work that you do.

Mouchel is a leading engineering infrastructure and environment consultancy business – we were the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year 2015. 


We work in partnership with private and public sector clients to improve the day-to-day lives of millions of people and to make our world work better. We offer a diverse range of services across the full lifecycle of essential infrastructure – investment; policy development; feasibility and pre-planning; design; construction supervision; management, operation and maintenance; performance monitoring and optimisation; and decommissioning, remediation and renewal. 


We work primarily in highways and transportation, infrastructure, environment, water and utilities markets, helping to provide clean water; safer, better roads; cost-effective, sustainable energy; and more sustainable landscapes where communities can thrive. 


With around 2,500 staff across the UK and Middle East we have a diverse range of skilled people – from transport planners to civil engineers to project managers, and from geotechnical specialists to environmental planners and ecologists. There are also waste and water modellers; data systems, landscape and urban designers; land referencing and GIS specialists. And many more besides. 


The skills and knowledge of our people is what makes our business a success. So, our many career opportunities are backed up by our commitment to develop our staff. We offer clear career paths for business management, technical and project management disciplines and support our people in progressing their careers.


We are a flexible employer, open to discussing working arrangements to suit individuals. While our team is diverse we seek people with the desire to innovate, improve, promote excellence, act with integrity and take responsibility – traits underpinned by our vision to be recognised as an exceptional infrastructure consultancy.




On joining Mouchel you will have online access to our range of voluntary and flexible benefits including the WorkSave Pension Plan, plus access to the Mouchel Corporate Discounts shopping portal and the Employee Assistance Programme. All in addition to the satisfaction of helping make our world work better.


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