Principal Transport Planner

  • Bristol
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£45000 - £55000 per year
Job ref: 254512

Are you ready to take on an exciting and fulfilling role within my clients’ dynamic Transport & Highways team? They’re seeking a dedicated Principal Transport Planner to play a pivotal role in delivering successful projects. As a permanent member of our team, you’ll contribute to our expanding workload, ensuring excellence in project execution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage projects, demonstrating expertise in financial management.
  • Cultivate strong client relationships, embodying professionalism and effective communication.
  • Represent the company proficiently and contribute to its positive image.
  • Prepare intricate Transport Assessments and navigate micro-simulation traffic modeling.
  • Contribute to strategic site promotion through Local Plan processes.
  • Provide expert support in Planning Appeals and Public Inquiries.
  • Prepare robust rebuttals and negotiate favorable outcomes for our clients.


  • Minimum degree qualification in a relevant field.
  • Proven leadership in project management and financial oversight.
  • Skillful interaction with clients and professionals.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic demeanor.
  • Proficiency in Transport Assessments and traffic modeling tools (Paramics, VISSIM, SATURN).
  • Experience in promoting large-scale residential development through Local Plans.
  • Aptitude in preparing evidence for Planning Appeals and Inquiries.
  • Ability to manage project finances and coordinate teams.


  • Chartered status in a relevant discipline.
  • Expertise in highway design and Road Safety Audits.
  • Skill in client relationship management and business growth.

Rewards & Benefits: They offer an attractive package including competitive salary, pension contribution, private health care, and more.

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