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Senior Transport Planner

Ref no. BHN572796
Location Gloucestershire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months +
Job status Closed

Job summary

This role is integral to developing transport policies, strategies, and initiatives that align with the authority's objectives.

Key skills required for this role

Senior Transport Planner, Strategic and Policy experience


Our client, a prominent entity in the Highways and Transport Planning (HTP) sector, is excited to invite applications for a contract role as a Senior Transport Planner.

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing transport policies and strategies
  • Leading and managing diverse transport projects and multi-faceted strategies
  • Creating, commissioning, and managing business cases for complex transport projects
  • Maximising the Council's chances of success in bidding for national funding opportunities
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to ensure transport schemes meet objectives
  • Providing expert advice on transport planning issues
  • Advancing transport-related projects to improve local and regional infrastructure
  • Utilising knowledge of external funding sources to co-fund transport schemes

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in transport planning, with a strong understanding of related issues
  • Proven ability to develop policies and strategies within the transport sector
  • Extensive knowledge of external funding sources for transport projects
  • Competence in project management and delivering complex programmes
  • Relevant degree or postgraduate qualification in a transport planning related subject
  • Experience in working with the rail sector is advantageous but not essential
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment, leading teams to successful outcomes

If you are an experienced transport planner seeking a new challenge in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply now and become a key player in our client's ambitious transport projects.

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