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Graduate Transport Planner - Manchester

Aldwych Consulting
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£25000 - £29000 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Civil Engineer
Contract Type
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Graduate Transport Planner
Salary circa £28,000
Manchester, Northern Quarter

Are you a recent graduate seeking a Graduate Transport Planner position in Manchester? Do you want to join a structured Graduate Development Programme to kick-start your career in transport planning?

I am excited to announce that one of my client's are looking for a Graduate Transport Planner to join their development planning team in Manchester.

They are a specialist transport planning consultancy, that works with clients on development planning projects of all types, from gallery extensions to garden villages, new ports and even sporting complexes.

As a business, they fully invest in their junior people by each year hiring a graduate to work alongside and assist their senior professionals. They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and motivated with a genuine interest in transport planning.


  • Hands-on experience in understanding the needs of clients and the requirements of stakeholders
  • Understanding the planning process and key policy documents
  • Assisting with data collection
  • Undertaking accessibility reviews
  • Estimating the trip generation of a development proposal
  • Using industry software to model junctions and assess the impact of traffic changes on capacity
  • Preparing reports including access appraisals, travel plans, transport assessments, and transport for environmental statements
  • Working directly with clients, architects/planners and highway authorities
  • Getting involved in business development activities, such as the use of LinkedIn and attending networking events

Benefits and Rewards
Our client offers a bespoke training and development programme for their graduates. This includes having an experienced mentor who will support you throughout, and you will be exposed to a wide range of project work from day one.

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension, health and wellbeing support, season ticket loan, cycle-to-work scheme, and professional membership
  • Hybrid working
  • Opportunity to buy or sell leave
  • Supportive working environment and network of emerging professionals

Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field, minimum 2:1 or Merit. Additionally, if you have any consultancy experience that would be advantageous.

This is an amazing opportunity to learn from their exceptionally talented and experienced team, where you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects for high profile clients.

Anna Walker

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Aldwych Consulting offer a personalised service tailored to candidates seeking opportunities in the structural and civil engineering consultancy and contractor sectors.

Our approach is founded on the extensive personal experiences and industry connections of our founding Directors. With over 45yrs collective experience in recruiting for leading consultancies and contractors within the engineering industry, our insights are unparalleled.

Aldwych Consulting takes pride in fostering strong relationships with the most dynamic consultancies in the UK. We have earned a first-class reputation offering premier job opportunities with the best employers.

If you are considering a career move and wish to explore new possibilities with the assurance that your application will be handled with utmost confidentiality, please get in touch with us today.  

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73 Watling Street
8 Dalegarth Gardens
United Kingdom

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