Principal Transportation Engineer

Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council

Principal Transportation Engineer
Salary: £39,903
Location: County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester
Contract type: Permanent

Leicestershire County Council is seeking to recruit a Principal Transportation Engineer to lead on the coordination of the Highway Authority's response to local and County Planning Applications of a strategic nature. The successful candidate will become a senior member of the Highways Development Management team who have a busy, varied and complex workload responding to over 2700 planning consultations per annum. In this role you will be tasked with leading the Highway Authority's response to the biggest and most high profile development proposals coming forward in Leicestershire and beyond. You will have a proven track record working in highways development management in the public or private sector, be an excellent communicator, negotiator and be able to work flexibly to accommodate often fast evolving circumstances.

Essential Requirements:
• Degree in relevant qualification e.g. Civil Engineering, Transportation; or,
• Equivalent demonstrable work experience of highways development management or relevant other area of work;
• Experience of supporting the development of transport policy and strategy in conjunction with highways development management;
• Effective negotiator with external organisations;
• Experience of collaborative working with customers and key stakeholders to deliver outcomes;
• Conducting and managing transport analysis and assessment;
• Provider of technical supervision and line management of team with varied workload;
• Interpreter and writer of technical and non-technical reports;
• Provider of strategic and technical advice to stakeholders;
• Knowledge of the planning process as it relates to highways and transportation, strategic and regional transportation issues and current legislation relevant to highways and transportation;
• Excellent communicator and presenter with the ability to negotiate, shape and influence outcomes;
• Excellent numerical and analytical skills;
• Ability to connect and communicate with communities;
• Build relationships across stakeholders, peers and partners;
• Lead and deliver high performance through leadership, the setting of clear priorities and strong performance management;
• Creative thinker; and,
• Be able to work to tight timescales and to agreed targets.

For informal enquiries please contact Janna Walker, Tel: 0116 305 0785 Email: [email protected]

To apply for this vacancy or for further information click here. 

Closing Date: 10 February 2019


  • Location: Leicester
  • Job Title: Principal Transportation Engineer
  • Salary: £39,903
  • Closed: 24 Feb 2019

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