Principal Transport Planner (Manchester)

Job Title: Principal Transport Planner (Manchester)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £39000 - £44000.00 per annum + full range of extras
REF: BBBH24516
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

As Principal Transport Planner, you will help to deliver and manage a range of transport and development planning projects, across a variety of sectors. You will join a an established, busy team, with a growing multi-disciplinary consultancy, with a strong base in Manchester and the North West. The company provide a comprehensive range of services to clients across the UK, including transport modelling, public transport studies, and pedestrian and cycling strategies.

Your Role

Key project work will involve transport assessments, transport statements, travel plans and access strategies. You will help to ensure that transport planning projects are delivered to the satisfaction of clients, in association with your colleagues. You will be responsible for undertaking a range of technical tasks, including traffic and junction assessments. You will be an integral part of the team, involved in report writing, overseeing Transport Assessments, attending meetings, undertaking site visits, assisting junior members of staff, and contributing towards the winning of new work and the forward strategy of the team.

About You

You will have a good, rounded experience of development projects from a technical and project management perspective, able to take projects from inception and feasibility, through to planning, permission and design. You will be educated to degree level, with a good range of Transport Planning skills. Liaising with internal and external stakeholders, you will be an effective communicator. You will have experience of writing Transport Assessments/Statements and Travel Plans, as well as using traffic software such as ARCADY, PICADY and LINSIG.

The Company

They are an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. They are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. They help their clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. They are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.


A rewarding future is yours. The company are committed to supporting your personal aspirations - and with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Their blended learning experience will help you develop all the skills and qualifications you need to succeed. Fantastic flexible benefits and personalised rewards make up an excellent package.