Transport Planner (Healthy Streets Neighbourhoods)
Starting salary: £36,984 - £42,526
Contract type: Permanent x2
Closing date: Sunday 28th May 2023 at 23:59
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all. As a Transport Planner you will help deliver strategic Healthy Streets projects and implement key aspects of the Camden Transport Strategy.
This is an exciting opportunity to help project manage several “Healthy Streets” projects within neighbourhoods across Camden. In this role you will be responsible for supporting project management activities across all aspects of Healthy Streets scheme development in order to ensure delivery of a rolling programme of schemes on time and to budget.
These schemes range from localised road safety, bus priority, walking and cycling interventions and our “Streateries” scheme, and supporting the delivery of our programme of “Healthy School Streets” and other localised traffic restriction measures. Together these initiatives help deliver healthier streets and travel in our local neighbourhoods.
In developing these schemes the role will help link neighbourhood-based Healthy Streets projects to wider improvements to our public realm and the climate emergency, for example through the introduction of urban greening, pocket parks and other similar measures.
This role will also assist in securing improvements for walking, cycling and bus priority in the Borough, for example by supporting the development of funding bids for Healthy Streets projects.
For more detailed information please refer to the job profile.
To be successful in this role you will have good understanding and experience of the policy and statutory framework within which Healthy Streets, transport planning and related activities operates.
You will be able to demonstrate effective project management experience – delivering schemes on time and to budget - and have the ability to develop strong stakeholder relations, including liaising with all relevant external organisations.
You will be able to demonstrate effective partnership working and the ability to develop strong stakeholder relations, including liaising with all relevant external organisations.
To ensure success in this role, you will need to have a good understanding and appreciate of issues specifically around streetscape design, accessibility and sustainability.
You will be able to help prepare high quality papers and reports for Council Committees, public meetings and other bodies such as appeals and public inquiries (may be required to attend such events as and when necessary).
The role will part of our “hybrid” working arrangements with some remote homeworking and some time each week based in the office at 5 Pancras Square, with site visits and external meetings as required.
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Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
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To apply for this job please click here. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at [email protected] or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.