Principal/Associate Transport Planner, London

Do you have vision and curiosity?  Enjoy being at the beginning of change?  We are currently looking for a Principal/Associate level Transport Planner to help shape and drive our talented Transport Planning team.

Who we are

The team at Robert West have an excellent reputation for providing transport planning services within the residential, high street and social infrastructure sectors and are currently expanding our services to include master planning and place-making. All of these are based within a multi-disciplinary consultancy enabling us to liaise with our colleagues and to additionally provide highway advice to our clients.

As Transport Planners we are passionate about the environment – providing climate friendly solutions in our advice, along with safety – a paramount consideration in our recommendations.  We are Consulting Engineers and as such we try to think laterally but practically around the solutions we propose.

The Role

The role involves undertaking both analytical work - such as trip generation, modelling, road safety audits, carbon footprint calculations to provide a solid basis for the proposal of any mitigation strategies and written work - Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, Transport Statements.  Communication skills are key when liaising with clients and stakeholders along with the ability to manage projects effectively (within time and budget) staying focussed on the end goal and overcoming obstacles as you progress.  The reward comes when developments are approved to the satisfaction of all stakeholders – especially when this happens first time round!  (Do see our projects page).  Working closely with our Director of Transport Planning, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to step into a senior role and help shape the future of our Transport Planning team.

Your experience

The successful candidate will have experience of leading the delivery of projects working under minimum supervision based on an in depth knowledge of and working experience of implementing the principles of transport planning.  You will have strong technical capabilities with a focus on traffic modelling along with experience of client management including preparation of fee proposals.  A civil engineering background is desirable with the ability to undertake preliminary junction/highway design. You will actively enjoy working in a team and sharing your knowledge.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity for you to manage and grow the existing client base and provide continuous career development.  Keen to meet us and find out more? Please contact

Robert West are an Equal Opportunities employer.

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