Job Vacancy

Principal Transport Planner (International)

Closing date: 29th March 2024

Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 140 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals. We are an independent international consultancy and engineering company leading the way in sustainability and innovation.

In 2020, Royal HaskoningDHV and ITP joined forces, making available a deeper, richer source of skills, resources, ideas and expertise to our clients. ITP is now a fully integrated advisory group within HaskoningDHV and we strive to work together with our clients on sustainable transport planning, both in the UK and overseas. We challenge each other to achieve our shared ambitions of ‘Enhancing Society Together’ and ‘Improving the Way the World Moves.’ We employ the very best transport planners and provide an environment in which people can flourish and develop fulfilling careers.

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We are now looking for a highly motivated and experienced transport planner to lead a broad mix of international transport planning projects focussing upon sustainable transport solutions, decarbonisation and producing genuine change, primarily in developing countries. Although based in one of our UK offices, and with some flexibility with regards remote working, the role will require undertaking frequent overseas travel, typically involving trips lasting up to a month at a time but not involving a permanent secondment. You will be given the opportunity to accelerate your career by working alongside industry experts, within an inclusive and caring company environment.

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We expect the right candidate to be a seasoned transport planner with global experience, and come equipped to:

  • Lead transport strategy and public transport studies for international clients
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, helping to secure repeat work
  • Proactively contribute to company growth through business development activities
  • Manage time effectively, collaborating with colleagues to deliver to scope and budget
  • Inspire and develop less-experienced members of staff by freely sharing your knowledge

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Exceptional general transport planning skills including an understanding of transport strategy and public transport operations
  • A sound understanding of transport policy and current issues in developing countries
  • Demonstrable experience of managing projects for transport authorities or multilateral development banks
  • Knowledge and skills to extract and analyse complex data sets to derive valuable insights
  • A growing network of industry contacts and positive client referrals
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Excellent report-writing skills (lead author on project reports and proposals)
  • A TPP (or similar) professional qualification


As well as being a great place to develop your technical and professional skills, RHDHV offers: a flexible, friendly, informal and collaborative working environment; exciting project opportunities; and a competitive remuneration package - including salary sacrifice schemes and flexible working.

If the idea of joining us appeals, please send your CV and a covering letter (including expected salary) to Jim Bradley (bradley@itpworld.net), or for an informal and confidential conversation call Jim on 07970 775481. Further information on ITP is available at www.itpworld.net.

We are an equal opportunity employer.