Transport Programme Planner

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Job Title: Transport Programme 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 an experienced project manager looking for your next challenge?

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

Look no further! We have an exciting opportunity for a Programme 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 successful candidate will assist and where appropriate lead in the development and delivery of a portfolio of transport projects. As Programme Planner you will be specifically responsible for the client role and programme management of exciting transport projects such as Thornaby Towns Fund cycleways and Durham Lane cycleway.

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

We are keen to hear from individuals with the following:
• Experience of successful project / programme management and experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams.
• Experience of working in or with public sector organisations.
• Effective budget and financial planning skills
• Ability to understand and communicate complex technical issues to a wide range of stakeholders
• A strong track record of decision making and working to deadlines

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] 

For further information, or to apply, please click here.


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

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