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Associate / Associate Director - Transport Planner

Willis White Associates
Didcot, Oxfordshire (GB)
c.£50-70,000 p.a. + benefits
Closing date
29 Nov 2022

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Highways & transport jobs
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Our client is an established and respected firm of Consulting Engineers with a wide and varied workload in the Civil, Transportation and building structures sectors. They are looking to appoint several key staff appointments to compliment their existing, successful team.

Associate / Associate Director - Transport Planner

Relevant skills & experience

• Qualified to a minimum of degree level in an appropriate subject
• A proven ability to lead/manage projects, including their finances
• An ability to deal with clients and other professionals
• An ability to professionally represent the company
• Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic
• An ability to lead a team of professional transport planners and engineers
• Experience in preparing complex Transport Assessments
• Experience with undertaking and/or interpreting micro-simulation traffic modelling using Paramics or VISSIM or network modelling using SATURN
• Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local Plan process, with associated preparation of relevant evidence base
• Experience of appearing at and preparing evidence to support Planning Appeals and Public Enquiries as an expert witness
• An ability to prepare firm and robust rebuttals to statutory consultees through the planning process including negotiating S106 requests to secure positive results for our clients


• Chartered in an appropriate subject discipline
• Experience with highway design and Road Safety Audits
• An ability to win new work, foster client relationships and grow the team / business
Associate / Associate Director – Transport & Highways
An Associate / Associate Director in the Transport & Highways Team will ordinarily undertake the following tasks
• Carry out and / or oversee the preparation of site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice
• Prepare and / or oversee the preparation of Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans
• Undertake and / or oversee the preparation of traffic modelling and junction capacity assessments
• Liaise with clients, project team members and local authorities
• Prepare fee proposals and invoices and manage job finances on a day to day basis
• Attend meetings with clients, local authorities and/or other members of the project team
• Oversee and co-ordinate whole projects and packages of work including managing their finances
• Seek and secure opportunities for new business by securing new clients and exploring new avenues of work

This opportunity provides a clear path for future career progression. They will provide  generous salary which will be negotiable depending on the individual's level of experience and ability, but likely to be in the region of £50-70,000 p.a. together with a highly competitive benefits package.

Contact Ian White of Willis White Associates (Civil & Structural Engineering Recruitment Consultants)


Willis White Associates are a specialist Independent Recruitment Consultants dedicated to providing a comprehensive and high quality service to Consulting Engineers throughout the UK. Our main areas of expertise are in the following sectors:

- Civil Infrastructure & Highways

- Structural Engineering

- Traffic Engineering & Transport Planning

Whether you are a candidate seeking a job or a client looking to fill a position, with over 25 years experience recruiting in these specific industry sectors, you can expect to receive expert advice together with a professional and friendly service throughout the recruitment process.

Contact: Ian White (Recruitment Director)

Willis White Associates (Civil, Structural & Transportation Engineering Recruitment Consultants).

Tel. : 01722 658055

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01722 658055
Dairy House, Netton Farm
Broadchalke Rd,
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