We are actively recruiting for a Local Plans & Strategic Development Manager within the Environment & Transport Department.
Hertfordshire truly is the County of Opportunity, facing the future with a determination to tackle climate change, deliver sustainable services, places and achieve good growth. Active Travel is at the forefront of its thinking and embedded as the priority in our Local Transport Plan (LTP).
Hertfordshire County Council offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic senior transport planner, with a focus on assessing the highway impacts of developments and providing responses to planning authorities. You’ll join our specialist Development Management Group at an exciting time for the county, as you help to facilitate safe and highly sustainable growth across Hertfordshire.
About the Role:
You will be part of a team which is responsible for influencing design to enable people to travel sustainably.
Hertfordshire is predicted to have a 21% increase in population by 2039 against a background of public spending pressures. Transport has an important role in tackling, health issues such as obesity, air pollution and improving overall quality of life.
You will help support the identification of sustainable growth locations and secure appropriate sustainable transport measures that will help meet the transport challenges faced in Hertfordshire, without resorting to increased motor traffic capacity.
Work closely with the Strategy and Programme Managers to develop programmes of work, manage the communications with Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) and external partners while supporting the Local Plan process.
This will be a good opportunity for someone with relevant qualifications and/or experience in transport, planning and/or sustainable development, include a relevant degree (e.g. Geography, Planning or Engineering) or suitable relevant experience.
Closing Date: 26th June 2022
Interview Date: from week commencing 4th July 2022
For an informal discussion & more information please contact: Roger Flowerday 07471 034 715