Principal Transport Planner

Ref No. EMP406297
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Transport Planner to join a leading consultancy in Southampton as a Principal Transport Planner.

Important

Write, check and approve technical reports such as Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans and Technical Notes

The Job

Skills & Experience

- Professional qualification or relevant degree

- Membership of professional organisation

- At least 7 years transport planning experience

- Knowledge of national design guidance

- Experience in managing/training junior members of staff

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to communicate effectively and politely

- High level of proficiency in Microsoft packages

- Ability to prioritise workload and delegate tasks

- Ability to work effectively with other staff and as part of a team

- Ability to work on own initiative

- Experience of working with computer-based design & modelling packages

Role Specific

Requirements

- Write, check and approve technical reports such as Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans and Technical Notes.

- Approve technical drawings where appropriate

- Experience in preparing appeal documentation including Statement of Case, Statement of Common Ground and Proof of Evidence

- Attendance as expert witness at appeal hearings and/or public inquiries

- Project manage schemes, including budget and time management

- Client liaison and management

- Mentor Graduate Transport Planners

- Attend, and contribute towards, project/design team meetings

- Prepare and approve fee proposals

- Dissemination of work through detailed understanding of staff abilities and ambitions

- Liaise with local authority officers

- Attend public consultation events

- Engage in, and identify, Business Development opportunities

- Support the growth of the business through delivery of KPIs

- Assist in the recruitment to Senior Transport Planner and below

Business Development

- Be active and proficient at marketing the company to all Clients either face to face, via email or over the phone

- Manage colleagues in planning and delivering marketing initiatives to agree costs and programmes

- Understand the company services, market sectors, specialisms, procedures and processes

- Manage colleagues with marketing the business, including Client satisfaction and maintenance of quality in respect of all business development activity

- Organising events including preparation of attendance lists

- Represent the company at external meetings / events with Clients

- Assist in building effective relationships with Clients

- Have detailed knowledge of the market sectors within which the company operates or aspires to operate

- Support the development of all company promotional media

- Assist in establishing new client contacts and developing existing business relationships

Behavioural

- Have a professional disposition

- Ability to work calmly under pressure

- Disciplined, well organised and conscientious

- Promote and respect the principles of confidentiality

- Be skilled interfacing with people (Staff and Clients alike)

- Set an example to all staff by demonstrating compliance with the company's policies and procedures and operate within the company controls and QMS

- Carry out tasks and duties assigned in a positive and dignified manner

- Act with honesty, integrity and maintain the highest ethical standards regarding company business both in and out of the workplace

- Be an effective participant at meetings

- Look to solve problems

- Work effectively, efficiently and accurately

- Be adaptable in carrying out functions on behalf of the company

- Be well organised

- Be willing to go the extra mile to ensure task completion

- Have good communication skills and commitment to developing good communication and positive working relationships with colleagues and clients alike

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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