Senior Transport Development Control Officer
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. In a period of unprecedented development and transformation, the need to properly assess the transport implications of developments and planning applications is greater than ever. Working as part of a team, this role is to assist in the development control process relating to transportation comments, pre-application discussions and discharge of conditions on planning application, to ensure that the right transport solutions are brought forward by third parties in line with the Council’s transportation and planning policies.You will possess a broad transport planning knowledge along with specialist knowledge and expertise in formulating and developing network management strategies, ITS systems, MaaS, UTMC, CAVs and intelligent mobility, advanced data processing (big datasets), web technologies and spatial data management.You will have significant experience of budget monitoring , preparing funding bids, and working with elected Members and stakeholders, as well as having strong communication, leadership, 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.