PLA/859 – Transport Planning Officer
37 hours per week
Grade E-F Grade E (£22,911 - £25,295) Grade F (£26,317 - £28,785)
Transport Planning Officer - role profile
Plymouth City Council currently have an exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated transport professional to join our busy Strategic Transport Team, who will share our passion in shaping and influencing the future of Plymouth’s transport network.
Our vision is to become one of Europe’s most vibrant waterfront cities and through the passion and determination of our politicians, management team and staff we will make a difference for the city. The Authority already has a five year transport capital programme valued in excess of £66m and you would be part of the team delivering these projects, with the opportunity to develop further projects from their inception.
The Authority has a “Pipeline” of capital schemes also valued at about £66m which it needs to bring forward over the next five years. You will have the opportunity to work proactively with councillors, directors, other senior stakeholders and colleagues to deliver key transport infrastructure essential to the growth of the city. You will support the team by undertaking a varied duties to develop, secure funding and delivery major transport infrastructure improvements. You will have the opportunity to work within and gain experience of project management, commissioning studies, preparing business cases and funding bids, project planning, risks management as well as get involved in the construction and delivery of large scale schemes.
This is an exciting time to join the Council and this role represents an opportunity to make a real difference in shaping the city's future.
For a confidential discussion about your interest in this role, please contact Steven Flaxton, Strategic Transport Programme Coordinator, on 01752 305543 or email
Closing date: Sunday 14 July 2019
Anticipated interview date: w/c 12 August 2019