|Job Ref:||204633010||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Civil and Structural||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Chelmsford||Address:||Post Code:||CM2||Salary:||£60000 - £80000/annum Excellent Benefits||Post Date:||07/10/2016 02:22|
Technical Director (Transport Planning)|
Experienced Transport Planner (Consultancy)
This business solves complex problems everyday in the name of their core mission to improve the world's transport infrastructure and make it universally accessible to their users. But what makes working with this business truly unique is the workplace culture that encourages innovation and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Speak to anyone who works within this business and they will explain the secret ingredient that makes it a great place to work.
The Transport Planning business a reputation for delivering a portfolio of high profile projects.
Due to strategic growth, we have an opportunity for an experienced Director to help grow and develop the business in the South East region. You will be welcomed into a national business of a few hundred professionals.
As a Technical Director within the Transport Planning Business, you will provide technical leadership and act as one of the key client contacts. Of key importance in this role is the ability to build and enhance relationships with the key partners within the local Highways contract.
You will liaise daily with the Local Authority's Strategy & Engagement Officers in the development and management of project work along with regular provision of performance and progress information. You will demonstrate strong experience of dealing effectively with the political aspects of working for a high profile Local Authority client and make a significant contribution to their aspiration.
Strong Project Management is essential as you will lead a number of Transport Planning projects and programmes of work.
Criteria for the role:
* Degree qualified or equivalent with relevant experience in a senior Transport Planning professional role
* Demonstrable high level of technical competency in a range of transport planning disciplines (e.g. transport modelling, business case development, sustainable transport, strategy formulation, public transport and development planning) and knowledge of wider planning and operational context.
* Knowledge of relevant legislation, transport planning standards/guidance (e.g. WebTAG, 5-Stage Business Case Model).
* Demonstrate knowledge of the application of key transport planning software and techniques (e.g. VISUM, SATURN, S-PARAMICS, VISSIM, TRANSYT, ARCADY, PICARDY, LINSIG, TEMPRO).
Post-graduate qual (e.g. MSc, Diploma) or equivalent in transport-related discipline, management or Project Management (e.g PRINCE2, APM)
Membership of a relevant professional institution (e.g. Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation).
This is a permanent position with excellent remuneration