Principal Transport Planner

Job Title: Principal Transport Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Salary: £38000 - £45000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25447
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago


£38000 - £45000

Qualifications,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
- 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 agreed
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

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

Interested? - Get in touch...

Mark Maultby - 01202 888986 ext 284