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Senior Transport Planner (leicester)

Company: WYG Group Ltd    Location: Leicester
Due to continued growth within this sector, WYG need an ambitious and experienced senior transport professional to join the team as soon as possible in order to help us deliver on our growing private and public sector transport workload. You will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting projects across the UK and internationally.

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.




In order to be successful in this role, the successful applicant should be degree qualified and ideally working towards Chartership status.

You must have knowledge of the UK planning system and the workings of local government.

It is anticipated that 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 have worked in the UK for at least 3 years, understanding the planning process and how your work fits into that.

You will possess good analytical and report writing/data presentation skills plus experience in use of some or all of the following software is desirable; ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, TRANSYT, SATURN, VISUM, TUBA, PARAMICS, VISSIM, TRICS, GIS, AutoCAD and AutoTrack.

As a key member or the team, you should be a good team player, enthusiastic and driven to progress yourself and others in the team.

A full UK driving licence is required.


WYG are an international award winning multidisciplinary consultancy, with a track record of providing creative solutions to some of the worlds most challenging projects. Our creative and insightful consultants work with clients to identify, define and deliver innovative solutions. We bridge the worlds of design engineering, environment, project management, planning and socio economic consultancy and employ around 2,000 people located internationally in over 40 countries.

At WYG, our vision is clear: to inspire our clients and our people to create positive change through our imagination and expertise. Resourceful, confident and authentic, we promise unique solutions, and we deliver every time.

The qualities we share help us match the impact of far bigger consultancies, from client focus and collaborative spirit, to strategic and ethical thinking, whilst still seeing our people as individuals with specific aims and motivations.

Our values are at the heart of every project. Were confident in our abilities, authentic in the advice we give, imaginative in our thinking and resourceful in how we turn our ideas into reality. But most of all, were a people business, so our success is down to the creativity, technical expertise and client service skills of our people. We aim to stand out as an employer that people want to join. Thats why we offer our people real opportunities for learning, career development and rewards.


In return for your dedication, youll 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. Youll also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

Our annual appraisal cycle provides a framework for managing your professional development and youll benefit from great training and support from our large national transport team. This is aimed at helping you develop, whilst achieving both your technical and career aspirations.

The WYG flexible benefits scheme was introduced in recognition of the fact that the needs and priorities of each individual differ. WYG Flexible Benefits is a menu of benefit options which allows you to vary your remuneration package to suit your own personal circumstances.