Principal Transport Planner - Ref: EE05621

Location
Walsall Borough
Salary
Salary: G11 £41,881 - £46,845 per annum
Posted
15 Oct 2021
Closes
07 Nov 2021
Job Ref
EE05621
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Principal Transport Planner - Ref: EE05621
Salary: G11 £41,881 - £46,845
Contract: Full time, permanent

At Walsall Council, we believe that people are at the heart of everything we do. Enabling safe, sustainable and reliable journeys to work, education, healthcare, family and friends is essential to reducing inequality and maximising opportunities. Investment in regeneration across Walsall and the Black Country presents exciting opportunities to enhance and future proof our transport network, taking a collaborative approach to the delivery of innovative and exciting projects. Now we invite you to join us on our journey.

Our team are instrumental in the successful delivery of highways and transport services in Walsall. We are looking to recruit a forward thinking and ambitious Principal Transport Planner who can take a leading role at a local and regional level.

The successful applicant will play a key role in delivering the strategic transport function within Highways & Transport, reporting to the Strategic Transport Manager and working closely with regional colleagues from the Black Country Transport Team, Transport for West Midlands and other partners.

The post holder will play a lead role and take responsibility for the management and the delivery of defined services within the Strategic Transport function, including:-

  • Providing day-to-day direction, guidance and supervision to a team of officers
  • To deputise for the Strategic Transport Manager, in representing the Council’s interests at national, regional and sub-regional levels
  • Understanding the demand for transport capital interventions and improved transport services within the borough
  • Designing, delivering and managing activity to meet the identified transport needs of the borough
  • Producing reports and strategies which will guide the work of the Highways & Transport service and its key partners
  • Working with, and co-ordinating the activities of, key internal and external partners to maximise their contributions and actions in support of the interventions and services required

This is a varied role with innovation and partnership working at its heart. We are looking for someone who has a strong transportation background and the ability to both lead and work effectively with peers as part of a strategic team.  If you’re ready for your next challenge, we’re ready to hear from you!

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Closing date: Sunday 7th November 2021

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