Transport Planner - Public Transport

Southampton City Council

Southampton City Council

Southampton City Council has been selected by the Department for Transport as one of 12 cities that are due to receive a share of the £1.2bn Transforming Cities Fund. The Council will be embarking on an ambitious programme to deliver projects which will transform public transport connections and interchanges, deliver the Southampton Mass Transit System and make the city centre a better place to live and access.

This role would give the successful candidate the opportunity to be responsible for the delivery and ongoing maintenance of high quality and reliable public transport systems as part of a number of the Transforming Cities projects. They will work on projects that are innovative and will deliver a step change in sustainable transport within Southampton, which supports the bold and ambitious plans as set out the in the Local Transport Plan – Connected Southampton. The role within the Transport Delivery Team will require an effective close working relationship with internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and consultants.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering on supporting infrastructure for public transport including bus, taxi, rail and ferry passengers. In addition, they will provide support and advice on the implementation of public transport strategies and policies with a view to enhancing the attractiveness and reliability of the public transport network.

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion please contact Wade Holmes, Team Leader, on 023 80834701

To be considered for this post please submit an online application through our website: click here or click on the 'Apply for this job' button below.

Additional information:
It is usual for successful candidates to start at the bottom of the pay grade.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed detailing how you meet the essential, and if applicable the desirable criteria for the role. A CV on its own will not be considered.

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  • Location: Southampton
  • Job Title: Transport Planner - Public Transport
  • Salary: £38,813 - £42,683
  • Closed: 27 Oct 2019

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