Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Transport Planner who can shape our immediate and longer-term transport strategy and lead delivery planning of our current LIPS/Active Travel programme. You will need to be driven, full of initiative and be able to demonstrate commitment to the role and sector.

The council has an incredible regeneration agenda unrivalled across London with 50,000 new homes and 20,000 new jobs.  Good transport connections and access is a key enabler to good growth in our Local Plan which sets out plans to  unlock swathes of industrial land to deliver new sustainable mixed use neighbourhoods.  You will part of new exciting schemes –  we want to tunnel the A13, develop our rail stations  and freight infrastructure  to support new economic sectors like film studios and food markets, enable a Freeport at Dagenham Dock.

Also, through our borough LIPs corridor and active travel programme we are creating new infrastructure and promoting behavioural change to encourage more walking and cycling.   You will need strong communications, influencing and problem solving skills aligned with excellent project management and team leadership qualities to lead our team of planners and supporting consultants.

This is an exceptional opportunity for career progression in one of London’s most ambitious boroughs.

Job Salary

up to £60,000

Closing Date

July 9, 2021
Apply for this position

In order to apply, please submit by 9 July 2021 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.

lauren.tipple@befirst.london
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