Senior Transport Planner (Forecasting)

Transport for Greater Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester

Senior Transport Planner (Forecasting)
Reference: FEB20209945
Expiry date: 16:00, 16 March 2020
Location: Manchester
Salary: £33,965.00 - £45,646.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.
Attachments: TS69SeniorTransportPlanner(Forecasting).doc

Are you seeking a challenging and varied role to help Transport for Greater Manchester forecast the future of travel in Greater Manchester? As a Senior Transport Planner within TfGM’s Transport Strategy department you’ll assist with building modelling tools to help develop the future transport network in Greater Manchester.

TfGM oversees transport in Greater Manchester, delivering and improving transport services, facilities and information to make travel easier for everyone. This is a busy and exciting time for us with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse as transport plays a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UK’s largest regional economy outside London.
TfGM’s Transport Strategy function is continuing to expand its Modelling & Appraisal team as part of an ambitious and wide-ranging work programme with aspirations to offer genuine sustainable transport choices to residents and visitors to the region. We are actively engaged with providing key evidence to support Greater Manchester’s Spatial Framework and the development of Our Network, which are fundamental to influencing future transport infrastructure and services in Greater Manchester.

In this role you will help create and maintain the suite of transport models at TfGM that assist in predicting the changing nature of transport and travel, and the appraisal of potential solutions. As part of the Modelling & Analysis team, you will work with colleagues throughout all aspects of transport planning within TfGM and alongside external partners.
For the role of Senior Transport Planner, you will have experience of transport modelling highways and / or public transport, and we expect both you and the role to grow. You will have a broad experience of analysis techniques and be comfortable with handling large data sets. You will also have the skills to communicate modelling outputs to varied audiences through written reports, verbally and through presentations.

The salary range for this role is £33,965 - £45,646 per annum. Salary on appointment within the salary range will be dependent upon your skills and experience.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:
Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
27 days holiday per annum
Access to the local government pension scheme

At TfGM we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

TfGM also offers opportunities to work from home as part of a flexible working environment.

If you see yourself as part of this team and have the skills and experience we are seeking, we would really like to hear from you!

For more information and to apply, please click here.


  • Location: Manchester
  • Job Title: Senior Transport Planner (Forecasting)
  • Salary: £33,965 - £45,646
  • Closed: 16 Mar 2020

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