Senior Transport Planner

Ref No. EMP406013
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Oxfordshire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

Our client is a medium sized consultancy who work throughout the UK employing a multi-professional team of engineers, surveyors and experts in all types of construction projects.

Important

Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local Plan Process

The Job

The Highways and Transportation team have a new requirements for a Senior Transport Planner to join their team in Oxford. The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for a Senior Transport Planner. Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local Plan Process, with associated preparation of relevant evidence base

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:

* Qualified to a minimum of degree level in an appropriate subject
* A minimum of 5 years' post-graduate experience
* An ability to lead/manage projects including their finances
* An ability to deal with clients and other professionals
* An ability to professionally represent the company
* Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
* Self-motivated and enthusiastic
* An ability to work within a team
* An ability to use TRICS, ARCADY, PICADY, TRANSYT and LinSig
* Experience in preparing complex Transport Assessments
* Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local Plan Process, with associated preparation of relevant evidence base
* Experience with undertaking and/or interpreting micro-simulation traffic modelling using Paramics or VISSIM or network modelling using SATURN
* Experience of appearing at and preparing report to support Planning Appeals, Public Enquiries and Examinations in Public
* Experience with Stopping Up and Traffic Regulation Orders
* Experience with highway design and Road Safety Audits
* Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local Plan Process, with associated preparation of relevant evidence base
* An ability to prepare firm and robust rebuttals to statutory consultees through the planning process including negotiating positive results for our clients
* An ability to win new work and potentially expand the business to new areas

Roles & Responsibilities:

* Carry out site appraisals, feasibility studies and provide pre-application advice
* Prepare Transport Assessments and Transport Statements
* Undertake traffic modelling and junction capacity assessments
* Liaise with clients, project team members and local authorities
* Attend meetings with local authorities and / or other members of the project team
* Oversee and co-ordinate whole projects and packages of work including managing their finances
* Prepare fee proposals and invoices
* Enhance and promote the image of Glanville Consultants by their actions


The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid for one organisation. The company contributes to regular social events, such as go-karting, theatre trips, golf, bowling etc.
Our client has a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale and a low staff turnover. The company has a strong commitment to training ranging from 'on the job training' in new software and design techniques to training programs for Chartered status and external short courses.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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