Principal Planning Officer – Strategic Transportation

Bridgend County Borough Council

Bridgend County Borough Council

Highways Services

Principal Planning Officer – Strategic Transportation

£35,934 - £37,849 per annum


37 hours per week

We are looking for a candidate with a degree in a planning and/or transportation related discipline with significant post-graduation experience to work in our Strategic Transportation Team.  This is wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary role for which the successful candidate will be involved in development and analysis of transport policy. The successful candidate will lead the active travel programme.

The candidate must have a good all-round knowledge of UK transport  policy particularly transport policy in Wales and the workings of local government in Wales. The candidate would have experience in the preparation of transport grant bids, project briefs and have project management capabilities to progress active travel schemes from conception to completion.  

Within this role you will liaise with the Welsh Government, Transport for Wales, other local authorities, and provide technical input to regional strategy.

You will mentor and support junior staff and be proactive in keeping up-to-date with current practices. You will undertake site visits, attend client meetings, public meetings and meetings with local Councillors, and conduct occasional traffic surveys where required. You will be working with both the public and private sectors and would be required to liaise with other professionals including highways design engineers, town planners and local authority officers and civil engineering contractors.

The successful applicant will required to hold a valid driving licence and will be expected to have a motor vehicle available for use on official journeys.

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Closing Date: Sunday 23 August 2020


  • Location: Bridgend
  • Job Title: Principal Planning Officer – Strategic Transportation
  • Salary: £35,934 - £37,849 per annum
  • Closed: 23 Aug 2020

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