Principal Transport Planner

Kent County Council

Kent County Council

Job Title - Principal Transport Planner
Salary - £41,216 - £47,199 per annum
Contract Type – Fixed Term Full Time for 12 Months
Working Hours – 37 hours per week
Location - Maidstone

An exciting secondment (12-month fixed term contract) opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and skilled Principal Transport Planner to join the Transport Strategy Team at Kent County Council, playing a proactive role in supporting growth across Kent.

You’ll contribute to delivering the transport strategy function which plays a central role in supporting the development of the County Council’s position on a range of strategic transport planning matters. This includes the new Local Transport Plan for Kent, the new strategic investment plan of Transport for the Southeast, the Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy, the Growth and Infrastructure Framework, the Kent Environment Strategy, and major transport schemes across the County.

As a Project Manager, you will lead on the delivery of the Thanet Parkway railway station, a transport priority for Kent County Council.

Qualified to NVQ Level 5 or equivalent in a related discipline, your experience includes strategic transport planning in a complex and varied environment, in the public and/or private sectors. You possess a thorough understanding of current and emerging national transport policy, economic appraisal and business case development, project management skills that enable you to deliver major projects within agreed budget and timescales, excel in partnership working and relationship building whilst managing a busy and diverse workload.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Joseph Ratcliffe, Transport Strategy Manager on 03000 413445 ([email protected]).

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For further information and to apply, click here.

Contact details –
Joseph Ratcliffe, Transport Strategy Manager, Tel 03000 413445, E-mail [email protected] 


  • Location: Maidstone
  • Job Title: Principal Transport Planner
  • Salary: £41,216 - £47,199
  • Closed: 20 Mar 2023

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