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Senior transport planner

Conrad Consulting Ltd.
England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Closing date
29 Nov 2022

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Would you relish the opportunity to make your mark at a growing and highly progressive multi-disciplinary Civil, Structural and Transport Engineering consultancy?

If so, then we would like to hear from you as we have been asked to help our client find a dynamic and client focused Senior Transport Planner to join their thriving practice in Cambridge on a full time permanent basis as they contend with a busy workload.

The successful candidate will help to prepare Transport Assessments and Travel Plans, which include analysis of local accessibility for proposed developments, site access designs, and parking requirements, local and national planning policy, potential development impact on road, cycling, pedestrian and public transport infrastructure, and preparing strategies to support sustainable travel practices for future developments.


  • Write, check and on occasion approve technical reports such as Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans and Technical Notes,
  • Prepare appeal documentation including Statement of Case and Statement of Common Ground,
  • Project manage schemes, including budget and time management,
  • Client / officer liaison and management,
  • Assist with training junior members of staff,
  • Ability to complete / review / approve planning drawing requirements, such as visibility splays, vehicle tracking diagrams, access designs etc.
  • Attendance at Public Consultation events, project team/client meetings, appeal meetings & Local Highway Authority meetings,
  • Prepare fee proposals and tenders,
  • Good understanding of modelling packages, and methodologies to calculate trip generation and distributions,
  • Be adaptable to assist team members and cover project responsibilities while other colleagues are away.


  • A relevant degree level qualification,
  • Membership of a relevant professional organisation,
  • At least 5 years transport planning experience,
  • Knowledge and application of national design guidance,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Experience of working with computer-based systems including Microsoft programmes,
  • Manage your own workload and delegate tasks.

The successful Senior Transport Planner will receive a competitive salary, generous benefits package and a varied workload of Traffic design on schemes spanning residential and commercial developments.

If you feel you would be a suitable candidate for this role, please apply by sending your up to date CV to Sian Burke for more details.


Conrad Consulting are a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel at all levels to civil and structural organisations throughout the nation on both a permanent and contract basis.

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0203 159 5387

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