Senior Transport PlannerSenior Transport Planner
Mott MacDonald
Location Cambridge
4d ago

Job Description

  • above we are particularly interested in your expertise in transport strategy and policy development, major scheme assessment, and development planning;
  • Knowledge of the current UK transport policy context and the ability to utilise this knowledge through projects and client interaction;
  • Excellent report writing and other written and numerical presentation skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both within project teams and when in a client environment.
  • An ability to apply sound analytical and numeric skills to project work including the use of relevant computer packages these might include technical transport planning tools from TRICS through to transport modelling packages, Geographical Information Systems and CAD, as well as standard Office packages;
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to develop and maintain good client relationships;
  • Experience in contributing to proposals and winning new work;
  • An ability to solve complex problems and identify new innovative solutions;
  • Ability to work within larger multi-disciplinary project teams across Mott MacDonald;
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation across transport planning;
  • Willingness to work simultaneously on a number of projects and flexible to work with different teams around our UK and overseas offices.

    Job Profile

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

    Mott MacDonald is one of the largest and most diverse firms of our kind in the world, with 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices in 140 countries.

    Our Integrated Transport Division plays a key role across a number of projects and requires a diverse range of skills related to the complete life cycle of transport solutions.

    Despite our global presence, we pride ourselves on being able to provide a local service to our customers wherever they are.

    We have transport planners located across the UK and are currently

    looking for a Transport Planner or Senior Transport Planner with 3 or more years’ post-graduate experience to assist in the delivery of our existing portfolio of work and build on the continuing success and growth of our work in the East of England and elsewhere.

    Our work covers a diverse spectrum, ranging from the development of local transport plans and strategies to the planning behind some of the World’s largest infrastructure projects such as Heathrow’s third runway and High Speed 2.

    Although the focus of your work will be on projects in the East of England, our Cambridge office sits within our overall Transport Planning South team from where a range of other staff assist with project delivery and advice.

    We also work closely with high-performing teams elsewhere in the country, including having a close working relationship with colleagues in our Birmingham office.

    Much of our current workload locally is for public sector clients, and includes a number of exciting projects for Cambridgeshire County Council with whom we have a long term agreement to provide multidisciplinary services to support delivery of a number of Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) transport schemes, We are also working closely with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CA) on other projects.

    We would expect you to take an active role in supporting the delivery of these projects which include proposals for enhanced public transport provision for a number of corridors into and around Cambridge, and to support us in securing and delivering other projects on behalf of the public sector.

    In addition to our public sector work, we are also interested to further grow our work providing transport advice to private sector clients in the region.

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