Travel Planner

Recruiter
Sarah Harvey Ltd
Location
Coventry
Salary
£17.77 - £22.66 per hour
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
03 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A blue chip automotive organisation is seeking a Senior Travel Planner for the company's UK's sites, both manufacturing and non-manufacturing.

You will manage travel plan delivery and development, undertake required staff surveys, develop strategy and undertake periodic reviews of each site travel plan as well as liaising with internal and external stakeholders to enhance and address all aspects of travel at each of your designated sites.
You will work with the Transport Team to organise promotional events for promoting sustainable travel. These activities will occur at all UK sites.

Your experience will include:
*Significant experience in the field of travel planning gained at either a transport consultancy, Local/ Combined Authority or large employer *Undertaking travel surveys and data assessments to identify trends, gaps and opportunities to develop evidence led site travel strategy
*Writing high quality travel plans and any other associated documents which are approved by Local Planning Authorities;
*Experience of leading on the coordination and delivery of sustainable travel campaigns, projects and initiatives as identified by a travel plan. *Knowledge of contemporary national travel policy / guidance and key stakeholders
*Knowledge of the travel challenges and opportunities for a major employer * A relevant degree

Ideally you will have:
*Membership of an appropriate professional institution / body
*Strong professional network and profile within the travel planning sector *Experience of developing successful funding bids to local / national government bodies
*Experience of writing Travel Plans, undertaking regular reviews and associated surveys
*Travel planning experience gained from time at 2 or more of: Local Authority, Combined Authority, large employer or a transport consultancy

Other requirements:
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written with good I.T Skills including Microsoft Office; produce and deliver high quality presentations to differing audiences
*Ability to plan multiple work streams to meet agreed deadlines and targets *To undertake and attend meetings on behalf of JLR with internal / external stakeholders
*Valid full driving license with access to a private car to undertake business travel to the national locations of UK manufacturing sites
*An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style