Job Summary

We are seeking to appoint a Graduate Transport Planning Officer within a fast-paced Transport Team. You will need to be able to demonstrate an interest in transport planning, outstanding organisation, be solutions led, and have excellent communication skills. You will be an integral part of our team, helping to deliver transformational schemes, and taking accountability for workstreams within our team from day one.
March 2022 Graduate Transport Planner – Advertising with JD

Job Salary

£28,000 (Grade 7) + benefits

Closing Date

July 1, 2022

Job description

Key responsibilities will be (but are not limited to):
– Project manage transport projects in line with our Walking and Cycling Strategy, Transport Strategy, Local Plan, and the Mayors Transport Vision
– To liaise with key stakeholders including Transport for London and Members of the Council
– To support other team members delivering transformational transport schemes in the borough of Barking and Dagenham
– The preparation of written and oral reports, briefings and funding bids
– Staying up to date on advancements in transport, for example e-mobility/shared mobility
– Manage a complex workload alongside the timely progression of your caseload

Person specification

Ideally, we are looking for an individual who:
– Is interested in the future of transport and sustainable and active travel
– Is a motivated, self-starter with a willingness to learn
– Has a keen attention to detail whilst being flexible and solutions driven
– Is a team player who works effectively with others
– Has good IT skills
– You will have completed or be working towards the completion of your 3rd year of academic study at undergraduate level in planning or a relatable academic subject, seeking your first planning role
– You will have interest in a career in transport, and are adaptable to the fluid environment in which we operate

Apply for this position

In order to apply, please submit to lauren.tipple@befirst.London by 1st July a CV supported by a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your motivation for applying and highlighting how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.

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