Job Vacancy

Senior to Principal Level Transport Planner (Public Transport)

Closing date: 30th July 2024

Location: Birmingham or Nottingham with flexibility with regards remote working

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with role and experience

Hours: We will consider either part-time or full-time working

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 Integrated Transport Planning (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 motivated and experienced transport planner at Principal Consultant level to join our Public Transport Team. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, people-orientated individual with specialist knowledge and experience of bus operations and a passion for improving public transport in the UK. 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:

  • Bus operations and/or network planning in the UK
  • Designing, implementing, evaluating, and administering ticketing and/or concessionary travel schemes
  • Managing sizeable projects to scope and budget
  • Knowledge and skills to extract and analyse data sets to derive valuable insights
  • The use of GIS mapping software and analysis of its outputs
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients, helping to secure new work
  • 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:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing public transport projects in the UK
  • A deep understanding of transport policy and current issues and creative approaches to dealing with them
  • A growing network of industry contacts and positive client referrals
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Excellent report-writing skills
  • Ability to manage several projects at once, delivering to time and budget
  • Ability to communicate detailed data analysis in an accessible way to a variety of clients/colleagues

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