Principal Transport Planning Officer

1 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7DJ
£34,788 - £42,683
13 Aug 2019
17 Sep 2019
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Principal Transport Planning OfficerPermanentWorking 36.50 Hours Per WeekGR5- £34,788 - £42,683Lancaster Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7DJ The Transport Planning and Network Strategy service area brings together Transport Planning including management of the Transportation Capital Programme, Strategic Traffic Management including the Statutory Network Management duty under the Traffic Management Act 2004, supporting complex infrastructure projects such as HS2, Sprint and Metro, transport development control, travel demand management / communications and road safety.

The latest reinvention of Birmingham is progressing at a remarkable rate. Continued national and international confidence in the future of the city means that the level of inward investment is both unprecedented and unabated. It is being put to good use - delivering tens of thousands of new jobs and new homes, creating new urban environments fit for modern life. Good transport is an essential ingredient in Birmingham’s future success. Transport is much more than a means of getting us to where we want to go each day. It also has the potential to open up new opportunities in every aspect of our lives. To unlock the transformational potential of transport, we need to fundamentally change the way people and goods move around the city. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated transport planner to join an expending transport planning team, to support the development, management and delivery of an extensive transportation capital programme. In a period of unprecedented development and transformation, the demand for specialist transport planning inputs to transport policies and masterplans is greater than ever, alongside the identification, specification and development of transport infrastructure.

You will possess extensive knowledge and understanding of transport and land use planning policies within a local government context including developing transport policies, strategies, plans and monitoring reports; preparation of transport funding bids, applications and grant submissions; Transport Assessments; and transport appraisal processes.

You will have significant experience of multi-disciplinary project working, budget and programme development and monitoring , preparing funding bids, and working with elected Members and stakeholders, as well as having strong communication, partnership working and project management skills.

You will be supported with your continuous professional development.You will get a minimum of 29 days holiday allowance per year, the opportunity to join a market leading pension scheme and enjoy an impressive package of other health and wellbeing benefits including our flexible working policy, and discounts with some of the UKs top retailers, fashion and tech brands For further enquiries please contact Mel James - Head of Transport Planning and Network Strategy - on 0121 303 7758 BCC001015 “Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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