Transport Planner

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Job title: Transport Planner
Salary: £29,777 - £38,223
Hours: 37 hrs per week, majority Mon-Fri but with the ability to work weekends when required.
Contract Status: Permanent
Closing Date: 14 July 2024

Are you passionate about making a difference for residents’ and visitors’ travel choices in a forward-thinking and innovative organisation?

Do you have relevant experience in project management and partnership working to drive forward transport solutions in Stockton-on-Tees?

Look no further! We have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Planner to join our Highways, Transport & Design service here at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.

This is an exciting time for transport in Stockton-on-Tees, and the wider Tees Valley. At Stockton, we are working in partnership with Tees Valley Combined Authority and other partners to deliver a programme of transport schemes which will enable residents and visitors to travel more sustainably to, and within, the borough.

The role will be diverse, rewarding and engaging, helping deliver transformational change to transport choices in Stockton-on-Tees.

You will receive excellent support and join a welcoming, supportive team.

We are keen to hear from individuals with the following:
• Experience of working in or with public sector organisations.
• Good knowledge of the principles of project, contract and procurement management.
• Strong communication skills and the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders
• A strong track record of decision making and working to deadlines
• Effective budget and financial planning skills

For more information, please refer to the attached job description and person specification in the supporting documents section of North East Jobs.

We anticipate that the successful candidate will be appointed at a Grade J within the career grade to maintain a skills balance within the team.

In return we offer an excellent total reward package, including:

• A competitive salary of up to £38,223
• Flexible Working arrangements –working onsite at our new main office in central Stockton, at our other Council buildings within the borough (where appropriate), and the ability to work some of your time from home.
• 27 days annual leave per year rising to 32 with 5 years service. Ability to purchase additional leave is also available.
• Generous Pension Scheme through the LGPS with ability to pay extra and plan for retirement
• Access to a number of employee benefits including an employee counselling service, Physiotherapy, salary sacrifice Car Lease Scheme and more.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Fran Manancourt Principal Engineer, Transport Planning & Strategy by phone 01642 526735 or by emailing [email protected] 

If you would like to apply or find further information, please click here or the apply button on the right hand side.


  • Location: Stockton-on-Tees
  • Job Title: Transport Planner
  • Salary: £29,777 - £38,223
  • Closed: 14 Jul 2024

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