AP-TP-3532: Transport Planner - Major Infrastructure (Rail/Highways)
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 02 Mar 2021
  • Location:
    London - London or Birmingham
  • Sector:
    Consulting and Business and management
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    £39,250 - £49,100 + 15% flexible fund
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interview
Job Description:

Our major infrastructure client has an opening for a Transport Planner to join them on a permanent basis. This role can be based in either London or Birmingham.


Located within the Infrastructure Directorate, you will work closely with the Head of Transport Planning to deliver technical support and advice across all phases of the programme. This will include scheme design, Hybrid Bill development, Hybrid Bill defence, design development and delivery activities.

In this role you will provide professional and technical support on transport planning and analysis across all client activity and phases, supporting the development of client policy and strategies and underpinning standards, specification of transport planning through the design process and assurance of design and physical deliverable, supporting assurance that the client has met its obligations

The key focus will be assessment, analysis and coordination of consultant modelling activities, assurance of main contractor transport planning activities, external stakeholder engagement (DfT, TfL, TfN etc), environmental assessment and reporting, highway/station impact assessments and analysis.


Key responsibilities:

  • Support Head of Transport Planning in providing technical support and advice to the client through all phases of the programme and over the whole life of the programme on all matters related to transport planning and assessment. This includes scheme design, Hybrid Bill development, Hybrid Bill defence, design development and delivery activities.
  • Provide support on transport planning and analysis activity including transport modelling and forecasting and scheme design across all phases and stages of the programme
  • Provide support with environmental assessment and reporting of transport impacts and compliance with Environmental Minimum Requirements and Undertakings and Assurances.
  • Development of policies, strategies and standards that will ensure that the client meets its obligations and delivers credible and coherent transport solutions.
  • Support Head of Transport Planning in developing and managing the company’s transport planning and analysis activity including the management of direct resource, resources deployed across the phases and across the Professional Service Contractors (PSC) and contracting teams.
  • Provide support in developing the company’s transport planning and modelling capability
  • Support Head of Transport Planning in managing the relationship with and preparing material required by external stakeholders (TfL, DfT, TfN etc.), industry partners (NR etc.) and technical bodies and institutions on matters related to transport planning and analysis.
  • Assurance of transport planning and analysis as it relates to the client and other programmes and projects that may influence or affect the client.


Essential skills, experience and knowledge:


  • Technical skills – including the ability to address and resolve complex multidimensional transport planning issues, including relationships with other technical disciplines, the client contractors/consultants and external stakeholders
  • Able to work collaboratively and provide advice across technical disciplines and teams
  • Ability to specify, interpret and communicate transport planning information at varying levels of detail 
  • Ability to consider the needs and wishes of all transport users, including those with protected characteristics as per the Equality Act 2010
  • Ability to produce and present documents and reports to a variety of audiences, including internal stakeholders at various levels in the organisation
  • Ability to influence senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Problem identification and solving skills


  • Knowledge of the policy framework within which public transport schemes are developed, financed, assessed and reviewed
  • Knowledge of the laws, regulations and guidance within which transport decisions must be taken
  • Understanding of relevant transport data sources and appropriate modelling and assessment techniques in the evaluation of transport schemes
  • Membership of a relevant professional body, including IHT or TPS or Chartered Transport Planning Professional (CTPP) 


  • Experience of delivering transport planning and environmental assessment related elements of major infrastructure projects
  • Experience of planning and design of transport systems to feasibility level, including interchange between modes
  • Experience of understanding, managing and mitigating transport-related issues arising from major transport schemes
  • Experience of the development, support and coaching of teams including other internal teams and external consultant teams
  • Experience of technical transport planning leadership
  • Experience of partnership working with and direction of consultant teams
  • Experience of transport planning and analysis activities in a complex multidimensional program environment with cost and schedule implications


Previous hands on Transport Planning experience with a strong focus on management of consultants/contractors to deliver assessment, analysis and assurance activities.

This role will deputise for the Head of Transport Planning role.



Applications close – Thursday 11th March


Interviews – Monday 29th March

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