Senior Transport Planner (Transport Planning & Programmes)
Starting salary: £40,652 - £46,779
Job Level: Level 4 Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Wednesday 14th June 2023
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
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Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all. As the Senior Transport Planner responsible for helping implement transport and travel planning and related projects, you will contribute towards the successful delivery of the Camden Transport Strategy.
In this role you will play a key part in providing professional guidance and advice on the transport implications and opportunities of new development sites in Camden, to ensure that such developments maximise their role in delivering a sustainable, healthy and inclusive transport system in the Borough as set out in the Camden Transport Strategy.
You will be working closely with planning and other colleagues across the Council to help shape new developments, review and update relevant planning policies relating to transport issues from new developments.
The role will also help secure funding for behaviour change initiatives via “Travel Plan Monitoring and Measures” contributions from new developments. This will include developing relationships with TfL, in order to help secure public transport investments.
The role will also play a key role in securing Travel Plans, Construction Management Plans and Delivery Servicing Plans from new developments, and then working with developers to review and implement actions from those plans, especially from residential, workplace and schools developments.
You will be someone who shows initiative and have a pro-active, forward-thinking approach to their work. You will have a good understanding and experience of the policy and statutory framework which transport planning and related activities operates. You will have a good understanding and experience of linking land-use and development to advancing sustainable transport strategies. You will be able to demonstrate effective partnership working and the ability to develop good stakeholder relations.
You will be able to demonstrate success in managing and delivering policies/projects relating to sustainable travel and new developments. To ensure success in this role, you will need to have a good understanding and appreciate of issues specifically around streetscape design, accessibility and sustainability.
And you will need to demonstrate experience of being an effective project manager, capable of successfully managing initiatives, often over-lapping with one another, both on time and to budget. You will be able to help with the preparation of high-quality papers and reports for Council Committees, public meetings and other bodies such as appeals and public inquiries.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/9969117/file/document?inline
To apply for this job please click here or follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits'.
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at [email protected] or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.