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Transport Project Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC641
  • Location: Kirklees, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in West Yorkshire is looking for a Transport Project Manager - Major Infrastructure to join their team. This is a full time, temporary agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant transport/project management qualification, be experienced with government appraisal of transport projects (WebTAG) and ideally experience in a similar local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to coordinate and deliver projects on the design, organisation and implementation of transport policy and strategy alongside other professionals. This will include working with colleagues from within the council, other public and private sector organisations, commissioned consultants, Highways England and Rail and Bus operators to deliver successful bids for major highway and transport schemes.

Primarily the individuals will undertake a Technical Project Management function, but they will also contribute technical advice and provide support to the Major Project / Highway Infrastructure Programme Manager and Head of Service.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

A highly skilled and experienced transport disciplined Project Manager who is well versed in government appraisal of transport projects (WebTAG)
A highly skilled principal level transport planner, who has considerable experience in understanding the technical requirements that comprise taking a transport scheme from 'concept' through feasibility design and modelling, programme entry and to outline business case.
The ability to map out logically and an understanding of, the work packages rewired to develop preferred options, taking into account not just transport impacts, but also regeneration and housing.
The ability to scope out technical briefs for work packages that assist in the development of a preferred solution.
A good understanding of transport's contribution to the economy, including the link between transport and wider economic impacts.
The ability to understand and specify the requirements for and interpret the results of strategic and micro-junction modelling.
A working knowledge of the 4-stage transport modelling process applied to new developments.
The ability to understand highway engineering aspects of schemes and the viewpoint of relevant professionals (highway maintenance, signal, safety engineers, planners).
Excellent understanding of highway, transport and town centre regeneration principles and practices.
Proven ability to apply project management principles and techniques to a wide range of complex projects or programmes including financial management of projects / programmes.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering a negotiable rate of £30 - £40 p/hour Umbrella Ltd dependant on skills and qualifications. (Approx. £730 - £910 take home pay per week after all deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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