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Senior Transport Planner

Job Title: Senior Transport Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Blackburn
Industry:
Salary: £21.47 - 21.47 per hour
REF: AK0805241
Contact Name: Abbie Keating
Contact Email: abbiek@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 19 days ago

Job Description

Senior Transport Planner - Blackburn

£21.47 per hour - Umbrella

Contract – Full Time

Duties/Responsibilities:

To take a major role in the development of the organisation’s transport policy and strategy, with a particular focus on implementing and promoting sustainable transport initiatives and best practice. To be the lead officer for development of a range of sustainable transport related projects (including active travel, bus and rail) and their subsequent monitoring. To provide specialist advice and input into the preparation and monitoring of the Local Transport Plan. To work with a wide range of stakeholders and to support the Growth & Development team in achieving its overall growth ambitions. Main areas of responsibility:

  • To help prepare and collaborate on a variety of transport policy, plans and programmes of work including: the Local Plan (including Supplementary Planning Documents), the Local Transport Plan (including supporting strategies and plans) and development related Travel Plans.
  • To work with a wide range of stakeholders, external bodies, and members of the public, to promote and help develop transport improvements and sustainable transport initiatives across a range of modes (e.g. rail, bus, including Demand Responsive Travel).
  • To be the departmental lead contact for active travel in the area, including supporting the delivery and monitoring of new infrastructure improvements and behavioural change initiatives with partners. Assist in the management and delivery of the organisation’s Capability Active Travel Fund and lead on the submission of future funding bids.
  • To formulate and commission the development of an appropriate and up to date transport evidence base to inform policy development, planning decisions and funding bids.
  • Provide relevant policy guidance, briefing and advice on all matters relating to transport policy, including decarbonisation and transport related social exclusion.
  • To prepare and submit bids for sustainable transport projects where relevant.

To find out more information please contact Abbie @ abbiek@4recruritmentservices.com

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