Travel Planner

17.00 - 21.00 GBP Hourly + GBP17.00 - GBP21.00/hour
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
We have had a fantastic opportunity become available for a Travel Planner based in Whitley on an initial 35 week contract. Below is a brief description of what the role entails.

The Travel Planner will be working for the company's UK's non-manufacturing sites. You will manage staff travel plan delivery and development, under take 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 at non-manufacturing sites. You will manage the contract for the Park & Ride schemes operated by the company, which serve these sites and be the lead on promoting Liftshare at these sites.

The candidate must have the relevant skills to be successful in the role ;

* Significant experience in the field of travel planning gained at either a transport consultancy, Local/ Combined Authority or large employer
* Experience of leading on the coordination and delivery of sustainable travel campaigns, projects and initiatives as identified by a travel plan as required through a planning condition.
* Experience of data collation and assessment along with associated IT skills;
* Undertaking travel surveys and data assessments to identify trends, gaps and opportunities to develop evidence led site travel strategy
* Knowledge of contemporary national travel policy / guidance and key stakeholders
* Knowledge of the travel challenges and opportunities for a major employer
* Contract management and KPI monitoring
* Able to undertake and attend meetings on behalf of the company with internal / external stakeholders

The client is ideally looking for ;

* The individual to have a strong professional network and profile within the travel planning sector
* Experience of developing successful funding bids to local / national government bodies
* Knowledge of car share schemes, experience of Park & Ride schemes
* Strong I.T Skills including Microsoft Office and be able to produce and deliver high quality presentations to differing audiences
* An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style

Travelling to the company's Non-Manufacturing Sites will be required, theses sites are Whitley (Coventry), Gaydon (Warwickshire) and Fen End (Solihull).

Must be an EU Citizen to apply