Transport Planner

Hertfordshire County Council

Job Title: Transport Planner

Location: County Wide

Salary Range: £31,371 pa  progressing to £33,799 pa

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Permanent

As a Contracts Planner you will responsible for Managing transport contracts for Home to School, respite and Adult Day Care Services. The role includes:

To procure, award and implement cost effect transport for Social Care and Education clients ensuring that policy and compliance are up held.

Monitor contract performance through offsite visits to schools and Contractor Premises

Liaise with clients, transport providers, user groups, customers and other interested parties to ensure the effective provision of appropriate services is being provided.

Maintaining daily contact with both internal and external clients, either by phone, email or face to face meetings.

Implement proposals for improving the effectiveness of existing passenger transport services.

Monitor Education and Social Care transport budgets and raise areas of concern and attend quarterly budget meetings.

Maintain and update accurate database system, in conjunction with other team members, recording clients, contractual and operator details.

Maintain and update excel spreadsheets with full contract information ensuring full data integrity.

To ensure that the provision of services to customers is managed in a sensitive and sympathetic manner.

Providing prompt responses to queries and complaints regarding passenger transport

The ideal candidate will have excellent organization skills, an aptitude for problem solving with the ability to build effective working relationships with people at all levels. The ability to keep a cool head in a pressurized environment is a must.

Closing date: Monday 16 December 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 8 January 2020


For an informal discussion and more information please contact Nigel Abraham on email [email protected] or phone 01992588622


  • Location: Country wide
  • Job Title: Transport Planner
  • Salary: £31,371 pa progressing to £33,799 pa
  • Closed: 16 Dec 2019

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