(PM114) Principal Transport Planner

POSITION:       Principal Transport Planner
LOCATION:      Leicester

Our Client is seeking a Principal Transport Planner to help with the expanding workload of their Midlands transport team based in Leicester.

You will join a growing team delivering a wide variety of interesting projects for clients in the private and public sectors.


You will work on and manage the preparation of transport assessments, travel plans and other development-related transport reports. The role requires somebody with experience in project management, client liaison, work winning and mentoring junior staff. Your work will involve:

·         Understanding client requirements for development-related transport planning

·         Client liaison and preparing fee proposals

·         Project management

·         Producing transport assessments and travel plans

·         Analysing, collating and interpreting transport data

·         Ensuring work is delivered on time and within budget

·         Attending internal and external client and team meetings

·         Undertaking site visits

·         Providing technical advice to support junior colleagues

·         Helping to develop and mentor junior team members

Professional Development

The role presents an excellent opportunity to progress your career and work within a successful team on a wide range of exciting transport planning projects.

About you:

Looking for an enthusiastic and versatile individual with experience working in the industry that should ideally include:

·         A good understanding of the UK planning process and how your work fits into that

·         Knowledge of highway design principles relevant to site access design

·         An understanding of the capabilities of AutoCAD and GIS software

·         Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Experience of using software packages such as TRICS, Junctions 9 and LinSIG

·         Previous UK work experience

·         Experience of developing and maintaining client relationships


·         Drive to succeed and a willingness to get involved

·         Excellent communication skills, confidence to liaise with clients and team members

·         Methodical approach to problem solving and excellent attention to detail

·         Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis, reports and drawings

·         Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

·         Knowledge of the application of transport modelling software

Preferred qualifications:

Degree or Masters in a relevant subject (e.g. transport planning, civil engineering, geography)

Professional Accreditation, such as MCIHT, MTPS, MCILT

For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Peter on 07881788772 or peter@huphuphup.com

Our industry knowledge ensures a unique, valued and specialist service. We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community and offer every assurance that your application will be handled with the highest levels of professionalism.

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