Senior Transport Planner

Southampton City Council

Southampton City Council

Title: Senior Transport Planner
Closing date: 12/08/2020
Reference: SCC - 11411
Job Type: Permanent
Job Hours: Full-time
Industry: Public Sector
Location: Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £38,813 - £42,683 per year

Southampton has some bold and ambitious aspirations for growth and having an effective and efficient transport network is vital to support that. With our new twenty year transport strategy – Connected Southampton – we are embarking on this journey in transforming the city.

Southampton has an excellent track record in innovation in transport and with Connected Southampton, Green City Charter, and the Transforming Cities Fund programme, this is an exciting opportunity for creative individual to undertake the role of Senior Transport Planner - Policy within Southampton City Council’s Transport Policy Team. Here you will play a significant role in developing Southampton as a place people are proud of, and chose to live and work in. If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

As part of the Transport Policy Team you will be responsible for assisting in developing, implementing and monitoring innovative and robust transport policies at a local, regional and strategic level for Southampton that provide a platform for strong and sustainable economic growth and help to improve people’s lives.

You will be tasked with developing high-level research and intelligence gathering on transport related issues, initiatives and options in support of the Council’s transport policies. Working across the Transport Policy Team you will play a key role in working with planning colleagues to ensure polices and developed and implemented alongside other Council plans including the City Local Plan and as new development comes forward.

You will need to be educated to a degree level of education with experience in the local transport planning field. With experience of developing and delivering strategic transport plans, policies and funding bids, working with a wide variety of stakeholders and understanding their views and of project management of complex transport studies.

You will be able to demonstrate complex analytical problem solving skills, ability to work in pressured environments, and have good communication and written skills.
For further information about this role please view the job description.

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

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Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours).

Working hours per week are 37 hours

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

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  • Location: Hampshire, Southampton
  • Job Title: Senior Transport Planner
  • Salary: £38,813 - £42,683
  • Closed: 12 Aug 2020

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