At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.
Our Transport Planning team in Norwich is expanding rapidly to meet the significant workload we have secured. The team offers excellent opportunities for the right candidate and is currently seeking an Assistant Transport Planner with experience in transport planning, travel planning, or behaviour change projects to work in our Norwich office.
A typical week would include:
Coordinating travel plans.
Supporting business development for AtoBetter project.
Communication, marketing and social media work.
Help with management of the internal stakeholder group.
Coordinating and organising meetings, events and activitiesEngagement with residents and developers across all residential sites.
Support with data and information gathering
Drafting reports, newsletters and updates
Liaise with other external agencies to communicate project objectives and/or source information required.
It is envisaged that the role would be primarily public sector, but will respond flexibly to the opportunities presented by devolution, Growth Deals and be supportive of major private sector regeneration opportunities.
To strengthen and broaden our technical offering.
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
Ideally you will be educated to degree level or with relevant experience,
Relevant professional qualification or higher degree and membership of professional bodies being desirable, alongside ability to learn and develop new skills rapidly in response to diverse project requirements. Experience in the transport planning profession or behaviour change projects.
The ability to deliver to tight, competing and stretching deadlines.
Knowledge of transport policy and appraisal issues and techniques, and how transportation solutions can be used to support and enhance other areas wider planning and policy.
What if we can?
What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!
WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.
As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!
Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.
Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.
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