Senior Transport Planner, Birmingham

Last update 2024-06-16
Expires 2024-07-16
ID #2168782483
Senior Transport Planner, Birmingham
United Kingdom, West Midlands, Birmingham,
Modified May 25, 2024


SLR's Birmingham team provide transport planning advice to clients across a range of sectors, including residential, retail and logistics on a variety of projects. Due to continued expansion and our ability to win multiple large projects in the region, we have a fantastic opportunity for a senior transport planner to join our industry-leading team based out of our Birmingham office.

The role

Working with a close-knit team, you will be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of transport assessments for various clients across the UK using detailed knowledge and experience of standard modelling packages and recognised transport appraisal techniques.

Duties will be varied but responsibilities will include:

• Management and delivery of projects in line with client expectations and SLR priorities
• Continued development of personal knowledge and keeping abreast of relevant technical, legal and policy changes
• Use of personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions
• Providing guidance on quality matters and technical issues
• Developing client relationships to ensure the securing of work

About us

We as the SLR transport planning team (which incorporates the former Vectos team) have a vision to deliver a valuable and lasting contribution to society through the way people connect, move and interact. Through bespoke solutions, we enable development to be brought forward positively and sustainably, simultaneously optimising commercial value and placemaking to make projects a success. Whether we’re working on garden towns, strategic rail freight interchanges, nuclear power stations, sports stadiums, public sector schemes or small residential projects, we combine vision and creativity with technical rigour in design, planning and modelling to ensure the best outcome. Through envisioning the future and implementing the latest innovations, we are proud to be making a positive contribution, driving decarbonisation and changing mind-sets about travel behaviour. Our dedicated research and innovation arm ensures we are at the forefront of mobility solutions for sustainable development. Our team of social scientists, transport planners and climate specialists have a wealth of experience assisting in developing science-based and net zero carbon reduction targets.

This knowledge provides our transport planners and engineers with insight and knowledge about best practice and future mobility approaches that directly benefit our clients on development planning projects in the UK.

Led by one of the most experienced and recognised management teams in the industry, SLR’s scale, knowledge and reputation for unlocking complex sites in a sustainable manner provides our staff with vast development possibilities and the opportunity to help solve some of the most complex transport planning issues affecting our clients. As well as providing sound technical advice we consider it important to bring personality to our projects and that is what we do. We are focused on attracting and retaining high calibre individuals so many of our staff have, or are working towards, professional industry qualifications. Investing in our employees by providing training and a regular programme of CPD activities is part of our continual development strategy to improve skills, knowledge and understanding.

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with 3000+ employees across 6 regions – including over 1000 staff across Europe. SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a company pension plus excellent healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer flexible, agile and hybrid working which enables staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.

About you

We are looking for a transport planner with experience in a comparable consultancy or local authority environment, as well as:

• Relevant degree (or higher) level qualification
• Membership (or working towards) of a relevant professional body
• Proven project delivery capabilities
• Strong software modelling capabilities on relevant software packages ARCADY/PICADY/LINSIG
• A good knowledge of transportation planning aspects of the planning process

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at SLR

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Through our Regional DE&I Committees, Global Council and Employee Networks, we foster an inclusive environment where all individuals regardless of their background can thrive.

For more information on our commitment to DE&I, and the great work we are doing, please click here: and scroll to the bottom of the page.

Should you require any special adjustments throughout the recruitment process with us, please let us know. As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we seek to ensure all applicants have equitable support when applying to SLR.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior transport planner

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