Are you an experienced Principal Transport Planner? Come and join our Planning Services department and help make a difference to the lives of the residents within West Sussex.
As a Principal Transport Planner you will lead on a range of strategic highways and transport matters which help to achieve the key priorities set out in the Future West Sussex Plan and contribute to achieving the County Council’s aspirations for transport and the local economy as outlined in the West Sussex Transport Plan. You will apply extensive knowledge and experience in the transport planning specialism and will be required to provide expert advice on strategic transport matters. You will have a particular focus on providing expert input into transport policy and using transport planning tools to prepare well evidenced business cases which effectively articulate the case for investment.
What you need to succeed:
We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge and experience of transport planning, including development of transport policies, infrastructure and service improvements and/or understanding and mitigating the impacts of development. You must be able to build and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders such as local planning authorities and developers and be able to influence others in order to make a positive contribution to the quality of life in our communities.
29 days annual leave + bank holidays with the ability to buy additional leave annually
A very generous pension scheme
Varied flexible working options
Training and development opportunities
A range of discounts giving our staff access to hundreds of offers with the opportunity to save over £1,000 a year through our West Sussex Choices benefits platform
Discounted membership at selected local sports and fitness centres
A range of commuting and business travel discount and initiatives
Please click on the ‘Apply for job’ button at the bottom of the page in order to submit your CV and cover letter by Monday 25th February. We look forward to receiving your application and wish you the very best of luck.