Transport Planner (Birmingham)

WYG Group Limited
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
25 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

We are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic team players to join our new Transport Planning team in Birmingham. As a growing team, we have opportunities at all levels, from Consultant, to Senior to Principal grade. You will assist the project managers by delivering innovative solutions on a wide range of projects, working with the team to deliver an excellent service. You will be a critical part of a very busy commercially focussed team.

Your Role

Our transport and highway team offers comprehensive planning and design services at all stages of a project from concept to delivery, unlocking development potential, enabling regeneration, optimising road space and addressing commercial challenges.

You will support the senior staff by providing technical input to projects and help the team deliver what is expected. In your role you will prepare specific elements of project work, including reports and drawings, site visits, research on transport issues, conduct occasional traffic surveys when required.

As part of your role you may be required to liaise with other professionals including Architects, Town Planners and Local Authority Officers and therefore you must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

You should have a keen interest in transport planning and be able to work well within a dynamic team environment. You will have good analytical and report writing/data presentation skills, be proficient in MS Office software and demonstrate willingness to learn various Transportation software packages, for which on-the-job training will be provided.

About You

As a Transport Planner, you will bring to the role knowledge and technical experience in transport planning and site development projects. You should possess experience of working on a variety of projects ranging from small to large scale.You must have good analytical, report writing and data presentation skills and some initial experience in use of some or all of the following software is desirable; ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, TRANSYT, SATURN, VISUM, TUBA, PARAMICS, VISSIM, TRICS, GIS, AutoCAD.

Candidates should have a basic working knowledge of junction and/or network modelling software.

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.

We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams:

  • WYG Advisory is a proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities for our clients, support their decision-making processes and deliver effective programmes.
  • WYG Consulting assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate.
  • WYG International Development works to optimise the value and impact of donor funded projects in collaboration with our partners and other stakeholders. It aims to improve socio-economic stability, enhance infrastructure and unlock the potential for sustainable development.

WYG PLC’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.


In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare and retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday. You’ll also benefit from great training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

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