Principal Transport Planner (Wellington)

WYG Group Limited
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Job Summary Due to continued growth within this sector, WYG need an ambitious and experienced senior / principal transport professional to join the team as soon as possible in order to help us deliver our predominantly private and transport workload. You will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting projects with a particular focus on south west England. Your Role You will support the senior staff by providing technical input to projects and supporting the team to deliver what is expected. You will prepare reports and drawings and interface with clients and other professionals. You will mentor and support junior staff and be proactive in keeping up to date with current practices, guidelines etc. in our field. You will undertake site visits, attend client meetings and conduct transport surveys where required. As part of your role you will be required to liaise with other professionals including Architects, Town Planners and Local Authority Officers and therefore you must have good interpersonal and communication skills. About You In order to be successful in this role, you must have a relevant degree (Masters desirable) and either be Chartered or working towards Charter ship. You must have a good all-round knowledge of the UK planning system and the workings of local government. You will have experience in the Preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plan Reports, Transport scheme design and appraisal with knowledge of relevant policy, guidance and advice including DMRB and MfS. You should be able to analyse data then collate and interpret it. You will be expected to manage projects for technical, programming and financial matters, plus having the ability to create and develop client relationships including widening our client base. Regularly use software packages ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG and TRICs. Knowledge of TRANSYT, SATURN, TUBA, PARAMICS, VISSIM and VISUM would also prove beneficial. You will have worked in the UK for at least 5 years, understanding the planning process and how your work fits into that. Holders of a full UK driving licence is preferred. A full UK driving licence is required. About WYG WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments. We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams: WYG Advisory is a proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities for our clients, support their decision-making processes and deliver effective programmes. WYG Consulting assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate. WYG International Development works to optimise the value and impact of donor funded projects in collaboration with our partners and other stakeholders. It aims to improve socio-economic stability, enhance infrastructure and unlock the potential for sustainable development. WYG PLC’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. Rewards In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare, additional holiday and travel insurance. You’ll also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals. This job was originally posted as