Senior Transport Planner - London

We have identified the need for a talented Senior Transport Planner to strengthen the Transport Planning team.

Your role will include:

  • client and council/planning committee liaison, stakeholder consultation
  • traffic data analysis and traffic modelling
  • preparation of Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans
  • assessment and initial design of infrastructure requirements for new developments and design of preliminary schemes
  • design of transport and travel surveys
  • bid documentation preparation
  • commercial management of projects (being able to manage small projects to quality, cost and time)
  • engagement with more senior colleagues to develop scope of work, timescales and budget expectations.

Key skills, knowledge and attributes required:

  • relevant degree (Civil Engineering or Geography would be preferable) or equivalent high quality training
  • at least five years relevant work experience within a consultancy environment
  • technical competency in areas of Development Planning work including Transport Assessments and Statements, junction modelling and preliminary design, Travel Planning and transport chapters of environmental impact assessments
  • good written and verbal communication skills together with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • strong experience in advising and negotiating with all stakeholders involved in the project process
  • ability to structure and compose reports to a high quality
  • ability to work with minimum supervision
  • knowledge of the planning process and regulatory framework
  • knowledge of Transport Policy
  • Knowledge of Master planning, urban re-generation and design
  • Traffic modelling echniques and interpreation of model outputs (including LinSig, ARCADY and PICADY)
  • junction/highway design standards, analysis techniques, signal design and traffic management
  • familiarity with Manual for Streets and DMRB requirements
  • knowledge of planning conditions - Section 106 & 278 agreements

The Transport Planning team offer the opportunity to join a collaborative team where you will have the space to use your initiative, research and analytical skills and to grow both personally and as a team.  If you have a hard working, thorough and collaborative approach, this is the team for you.

If you would like to apply please send your CV with a covering email to

Robert West are an Equal Opportunities employer.

No agencies please.



  • Committed
  • Engaging
  • Professional
  • Confident
  • Adaptable