Job Vacancy

Senior to Principal Level Transport Planner (Development Planning)

Closing date: 30th July 2024

Location: Birmingham with flexibility with regards remote working

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with role and experience

Closing date: 30th July 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 Royal 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 ambition to Enhance Society Together.’ 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 to recruit a highly motivated and experienced transport planner at Senior to Principal Consultant level to join our Development Planning Team in Birmingham. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic individual with exceptional transport planning skills and specialist knowledge of transport for development, including analysis and assessment experience. Importantly you should have experience of supporting the delivery of Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans, Master Plans and other technical reports to support planning applications and other transport related projects. You will be given the opportunity to accelerate your career by working alongside industry experts, within an inclusive and caring company environment.

We expect the right candidate to be experienced in:

  • Managing sizeable projects to scope and budget and maintaining relationships with both public and private sector clients.
  • Supporting in negotiations with Local Authorities and other regulatory bodies.
  • Applying the appropriate technical standards (such as Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Manual for Streets and Local Authority Design Guides).
  • The application of industry standard junction capacity assessment software such as Junctions 10 and LinSig, preferably including experience of larger network modelling.
  • Preparing fee proposals for new projects.
  • Inspiring and developing less-experienced members of staff by freely sharing knowledge.
  • Contributing to other projects across the advisory group as required.
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The ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to communicate well.
  • Good technical writing skills and a sound working competence in the use of MS Office products (including Excel and Word).
  • Ability to work effectively in an unsupervised environment, leading a piece of work or working within a project team.
  • The ability to manage team resources as well as to mentor junior staff.
  • A degree in an analytical subject such as engineering, geography, mathematics or similar.
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution (CIHT, TPS etc).

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 (, or for an informal and confidential conversation call Jim on 07970 775481. Further information on ITP is available at