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Jacobs Senior Transport Planner in Wokingham, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

An exciting new position has been created to join our Wokingham Transport Planning & Mobility Services team as a Senior Transport Planner. This role requires you to be involved in managing the delivery of a wide range of strategic transport projects, for a variety of our public sector clients across the UK. To be successful in this position, you must have detailed knowledge and experience of local transport planning and policy, using standard modelling packages, and recognised transport appraisal techniques.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

A degree is essential. A BSc in Engineering, Mathematics, Geography or Economics would be preferred. Additionally you will have:

  • Experience as a Transport Planner with the ability to contribute to the success of a range of transport planning projects

  • Demonstrable technical understanding of one or more areas of transport planning, for example, Local Transport Plans, Local Plans, route-based strategies, business case development, modelling, data analysis, and strategy/policy development

  • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis and reports

  • Excellent, verbal, listening and presentation skills for a variety of audiences including presenting information to clients at formal and informal levels

  • Ability to work both as part of a sophisticated multi-disciplinary team as well as possessing the ability to work independently to solve problems

  • Experience of project and client management covering programme, resources, finance and quality control

  • Track record of successfully mentoring and developing junior colleagues and sharing technical knowledge

  • Demonstrate collaborative behaviours and engaging style of delivery

  • MSc in Transport or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledge of using or interpreting outputs from standard strategic or micro-simulation transport modelling packages, e.g. VISUM, SATURN, CUBE, EMME, VISSIM / S-Paramics

  • Experience in working with junction modelling software (e.g. Junctions8, TRANSYT, LINSIG etc).

  • Chartered Engineer or Transport Planning Professional or other relevant professional accreditation (Chartered Membership).

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676) .

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