Senior / Principal Transport Planner and Modeller

Barrack Street, Warwick, CV34 4TH
£30,756 - £35,229
20 Jul 2018
04 Sep 2018
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This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career by joining a successful and innovative team of transport planners and modellers. Warwickshire is growing rapidly and you will help shape the County’s transport infrastructure, which is vital to supporting sustainable economic growth and prosperity. 

The Transport Planning Unit identifies, develops and delivers transport schemes to meet the objectives of the County Council’s Local Transport Plan and the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s Strategic Economic Plan. The County Council has an enviable record of securing funding and delivering major transport improvements across all modes of travel. In recent years this has included new rail stations and major new or improved road and cycle infrastructure.

There is much more to come and you will help to deliver an ambitious pipeline of schemes. Transport modelling is central to our work and you will be joining an authority that is leading the way in utilising the latest modelling techniques. 

The Role

37 hours per week

£30,756 - £35,229 

You will have a varied and challenging workload. Your primary role will be to analyse and respond to transport assessments for major developments. You will also play a leading role in preparing the County Council’s strategic transport assessments which inform the spatial planning proposals of Warwickshire’s five District/Borough Councils.

Through this work you will identify, design and develop multi-modal solutions to transport challenges. You can also expect to lead the development of and help implement transport strategies for specific areas of the County and to project manage individual transport schemes from their inception to delivery. 

Key Requirements

To be successful in this role you will need to be motivated, creative and have good organisational skills.
You will need excellent numeracy and analytical skills in order to evaluate and interpret transport data and modelling outputs. You will also use these skills to develop detailed understanding of transport problems and to identify, explore and develop solutions.

You will need to be an advanced excel user, able to use spreadsheets to analyse and manipulate complex data.

As you will be working with and alongside a wide range of internal and external colleagues, partners and clients, you will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and be used to providing technical information to varied audiences. 

You should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have experience in transport planning or a related field. The successful applicant will be appointed at Engineering Level 3 or 4 on a salary appropriate to their current levels of qualifications and experience 

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact Alan Law on 01926 412044 ( or Stephen Rumble on 01926 412740 (

Closing Date: 2nd September 2018

Interview Date: 14th September 2018

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme and a host of enhanced family friendly policies as well as some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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Job Description & Person Specification

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