Contact: Madelon Armstrong
Region: England - North West
Location: Manchester
Category: Transport planning
Closes: Monday 31st December 2018
Salary: Unspecified

Principal/Associate Transport Planner, Manchester

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an Associate level Transport Planner to provide regional support to the transportation planning capability in the WSP in the North and North West.  Based in the Manchester office, you will be play a key role in the leadership of Transport Planning group.
This will include day to day management of project teams and delivering on new client opportunities. The role requires development of the client base for the region with a particular focus on the Private sector.
A typical week would include: 
  • Winning work from  clients in the North and North West region;
  • Mentoring and managing members of the transport planning team to support their career development;
  • Contributing to the delivery of our business strategy for the Region, which includes meeting productivity targets, widening our client base and growing the team;
  • Liaison with team leaders from other disciplines;
  • Project management of transport planning projects being delivered by virtual teams;
  • Client meetings;
  • Leading transport planning bids;
About You
We'd love to hear from you if you have;
  • A Degree in relevant spatial or numerical subject, at Grade 2:1 or above and relevant professional accreditation (or be working towards accreditation);
  • A proven ability to develop and service a productive client work base;
  • Demonstrable experience in managing transport planning projects;
  • In depth understanding of the Development Control process;
  • Significant experience in development planning including production and review of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and planning agreements;
  • Knowledge of transport guidance and best practice (WelTAG, WebTAG, DMRB, TAN 18 etc.)
  • Numerical ability and capability in data analysis and use of MS Excel;
  • Ability to produce project reports, including technical documents;
  • Knowledge and application of traffic modelling (, Junctions 8, Vissim, Paramics)
  • Experience of liaising with and securing approvals from LA’s, WG, DfT and HA.
  • Ability to communicate technical arguments to technical and non-technical clients, and present outputs from studies to range of audiences.
About Us
We value our people and our reputation
We stand for attracting, developing, engaging and retaining the best professionals in our fields of expertise, because our people are what make us great. We put the highest ethical standards at the centre of all we do. We are professional, humble and act with moral and intellectual integrity, keep our word, treat everyone with respect, support our colleagues and embrace diversity.
We care about individuals and their progress and offer the most fulfilling career development for our professionals. We promote our young recruits because we believe fresh perspectives bring great ideas and new energy.
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