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Senior Transportation Planner

Job Information
LocationEngineering Jobs in Johannesburg
SalaryR750k - R550k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Civil, PrEng
Experience10 - 15 years

Job Description

A global engineering consulting firm is looking to employ a Senior Transportation Planner in their Johannesburg offices.

As a key member of the transport planning team, the role presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to build on and broaden their career options working in a challenging, team-orientated environment.

A senior member of the Transport Planning and Strategy team, the Senior Transportation Planner will be highly integrated within a range of planning projects and assisting in driving these projects forward. A key addition to the continued development of the company's market presence and its development, the role will present challenges to technical skills and business/commercial experience. The candidate will be expected to have an extensive client portfolio, and drive the development of new markets.

Responsibilities of the role may include but not be limited to:

Project management of a range of single and multi-disciplinary transport projects involving responsibility for resourcing, financial management and controls including the timely and reliable delivery of objectives.

Responsibility for ensuring appropriate and necessary liaison with programme or project management for resources, resource allocation of the team involved in longer-term strategic resourcing requirements and project delivery.

Management of project teams with potential.

Input to project requirement’s of major transport scheme assessments and land use development proposals

Consultation and liaison with a wide range of client groups enhancing and developing Mott MacDonald’s branding and market perceptions.

Managing and communicating client’s expectations, delivery timeframes, risk analysis and advise.

Key strategic input into divisional business activities, developments and business alignment

Provide key inputs to the development of Major Scheme Business Cases and potential responsibility for liaison with clients and other project stakeholders

Compiling and writing proposals benefiting business development that will work closely with the existing modelling teams.

The Senior Transportation Planner will have the opportunity to work on high profile projects including a variety of Railway and transit planning assignments.

Take a leading role in developing and evaluating conceptual alignment options and traffic engineering studies and also in developing the Transportation Planning Team.

Candidate will be technically competent as well as being competent in facilitation, project management, report writing and in preparing proposals.

Minimum Requirements

Over 10 years experience

Degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Planning

Must be Professionally Registered Engineer with ECSA

Possess strong presentation and communication skills.

Must be a team player and be able to direct and supervise junior team members.

Experience in Transit planning, Traffic Modelling, Sustainable Transportation, Transportation Master Plans or Area Structure Plans

Experience of transport policy and strategy development along with experience in masterplanning and a good knowledge of the transportation and planning system

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to Roxanne on or call Roxanne/Jotham on 021 555 0432

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