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Transport Planner / Senior Transport Planner posted by Networx

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Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Job Description

RSK provides a range of planning and infrastructure services related to transport with involvement in property, energy and environmental projects. We have an exciting opportunity within a growing team for a Transport Planner or Senior Transport Planner in our Manchester, Bristol and Glasgow offices with the potential to work on projects across the UK.

Transport Planner/Senior Transport Planner – Manchester, Bristol and Glasgow


Prepare and review Transport Assessments;
Undertake traffic flow analysis and junction modelling;
Prepare Travel Plans with good knowledge of delivery and monitoring practices;
Preliminary highway design;
Transport inputs into Environmental Impact Assessments;
Project management including financial management and client liaison;
Negotiations with local planning and highway authorities;
Traffic data collection, analysis and presentation;
Assist in the preparation of evidence for public inquiries.

Technical specification:

Understanding of planning and transport policy and guidance as applied to development proposals;
Knowledge of the relevant highway standards, including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual for Streets is essential;
2 to 5 years’ experience in development planning, within a transport planning context in a consultancy environment.

Person specification:

Appropriate academic and professional qualifications; degree qualified in a relevant planning, engineering or geography discipline
An MSc qualification in transport planning is desirable
Working towards professional qualifications
Strong analytical skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to generate and apply ideas
Ability to develop innovative and value solutions
Ability to work well in a team environment and independently with limited supervision
A good self-manager of time and work
Experienced in use of Microsoft products including Excel, Word and Power Point
Experience of transport modelling software (Junctions 8, Transyt, Linsig etc) and design desirable.

Salary and benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Contributory Pension Scheme
A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying via the RSK careers page.

For more information please call Harriet Baker, HR Business Partner on Apply Now >> or email

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2017) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer



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