Interim Transport Planner / Infrastructure Services

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Interim Transport Planner / Infrastructure Services
Interim Position

Rotherham RQ613308

Posted: 22nd June 2022 10:04
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  • Pay Rate:

    £34.11 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Rotherham,

    S60 1EA

What's involved with this role:

Interim Transport Planner / Infrastructure Services Transportation Officer

Job Ref: Rotherham RQ613308

The transportation officer is responsible for delivering drafting business cases for specific transport projects, and coordinating the inputs into these. The post holder will act as client for transport schemes, ensuring projects are delivered to time cost and quality, including approving project plans, requesting changes, raising issues and risks, approving milestones, releasing payments, and accepting (or declining) the final deliverables of the project.

Key responsibilities:

  • Draft business case for submission to external funding partners for transport schemes in the Borough.
  • Work with project managers to co-ordinate delivery of inputs into those business cases.
  • Commission and oversee external support where required in respect of modelling and appraisal as required for those business cases.
  • Commission and manage data collection, include the authority’s suite of automatic traffic counters but also additional traffic surveys as may be required as part of projects or research.
  • Produce, check and evaluate junction modelling as part of development of schemes, and in respect of checking of third party proposals.
  • Liaison with funding partners in respect of submission, clarification and approvals processes for these business cases.
  • Develop, monitor and promote transportation policies and strategies contributing to the aims and objectives of the South Yorkshire Local Transport Plan.
  • Contribute to the team’s input into local, regional and national transport strategy and planning development and review.
  • Assist with the preparation of briefing notes, papers and reports for Committees, Boards, Scrutiny Panels and other groups and agendas
  • Be conversant with council procedures, legislation affecting planning and transportation, central government directives and issues in transportation planning.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


Knowledge & Experience:

  • Good knowledge of techniques for the assurance and appraisal of transportation projects, including TAG.
  • Good knowledge traffic modelling techniques, in particular Junctions.
  • Knowledge of SATURN and microsimulation modes (desirable).
  • Good knowledge of local, regional and national transport policies and strategies.
  • Familiar with automatic traffic counter systems, including Drakewell.
  • Good knowledge and experience of local authority procurement processes and procedures.



  • The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively brief and manage internal external providers.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Interim Transport Planner / Infrastructure Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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