PLA/003 - Transport Planning Officer
37 hours per week
Appointing at Grade I (£36,019 to £40,619)
Our vision is to become one of Europe’s most vibrant waterfront cities and through the passion and determination of our politicians, management team and staff we will make a difference for the city. We want Plymouth to be a great place to live, a great place to visit, a great place for business and a great place to study.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated transport professional to join our busy Strategic Transport Projects Team, who will share our passion in shaping and influencing the future of Plymouth’s transport network. The Authority already has a five year transport capital programme valued in excess of £66m and you would be part of the team delivering these projects, with the opportunity to develop further projects from their inception. The Authority has a “Pipeline of capital schemes also valued at about £66m which it needs to bring forward over the next five years.
You will have the opportunity to work proactively with councillors, directors, other senior stakeholders and colleagues to deliver key transport infrastructure essential to the growth of the city.
You will bring extensive experience of project management as well as responsibility for commissioning studies, preparing business cases and funding bids.
You will have a degree or equivalent in a transport or related discipline and extensive experience of delivering transport schemes and demonstrable knowledge of transport planning.
You will have experience of working within, or for, a local authority or government agency.
Applicants should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in the use of ICT.
This is an exciting time to join the Council and this role represents an opportunity to make a real difference.
For a confidential discussion about your interest in this role, please contact Sally Farley, Strategic Transport Manager, on 01752 308636 or email [email protected]
Closing Date: 12 March 2017
Interview: 23 March 2017 or 24 March 2017