Transport Planning Manager

City of London

City of London

Transport Planning Manager
Job reference: OENV0173
Salary: £52,300 - £59,390 including London Weighting (depending on performance/experience)
Contractual hours: 35
Basis: Full time
Location: North Wing, Guildhall

Exciting Opportunities to Join a Dynamic Planning Team
The City of London is looking for an outstanding candidate to manage its dedicated Transport Planning Team. As a crucial member of the RTPI London Planning Team of the Year, you will work proactively and collaboratively with planning colleagues, the City’s Transport Division, Transport for London, applicants and stakeholders to deliver genuinely world class development.

The world’s leading financial centre is at the beginning of a new spatial vision where transport and the public realm form a critical part of Destination City. Transforming the Square Mile’s leisure offer, creating a leading destination for UK and international visitors, workers, and residents. You will lead a team delivering new places and the routes between them through negotiation of world leading development, their public realm and the s278 agreements that flow from them.

Your role will be integral to delivering that journey as part of one of the best planning teams in the country.

About Us
The City of London is the historic and commercial core of the Capital and a world leading financial centre. Planning in the City reconciles growth and development with the stewardship of a unique heritage alongside the creation of world class sustainable places. The City has unrivalled exciting opportunities for new cutting edge architecture and the conservation of the best of the past. Our areas at Blackfriars, the former Museum of London, Smithfield and Liverpool Street will be undergoing transformational change as the City moves into a new era, impacting the capital more widely and maintaining the City’s position on the global stage.

It is our aim to be an inclusive and sustainable place for all. If you share this vision, then we would like to hear from you.

About You
You will manage our new Transport Planning team which sits within Development Management to provide an integrated approach to development in the City. Alongside this you will undertake the evaluation and negotiation of a wide range of planning applications for significant, high profile and complex development.

A creative, solution focused and agile planner with a focus on the bigger picture, you will bring to the role an excellent understanding of the planning system, inspirational team leadership, a strategic approach to Transport Planning and can help build the vision set out in our radical Transport Strategy. You will have good negotiation skills and be able to work collaboratively with other planners in the division who work on all aspects of Development Management.

We offer a competitive salary as well as a range of benefits including the payment of professional fees.

The closing date for applications is 29th September 2023

Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 9th October 2023

To apply online, please visit click the apply online button

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number OENV0173. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information and to apply, please click here or the apply button on the right hand side.

Closing date: 29 September 2023.


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  • Job Title: Transport Planning Manager
  • Salary: £52,300 - £59,390
  • Closed: 29 Sep 2023

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