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  • Job reference: RMS0178993

Senior Travel Planner

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/06/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/07/17)

The Role:
Senior Travel Planner for the companies UKs sites, both manufacturing and non-manufacturing. You will manage travel plan delivery and development, under take 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.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Significant experience in the field of travel planning gained at either a transport consultancy, Local/ Combined Authority or large employer
2)Experience of leading on the coordination and delivery of sustainable travel campaigns, projects and initiatives as identified by a travel plan
3)Experience of developing high quality travel plans which can be approved by Local Planning Authorities;

Experience Required: 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. Relevant degree

Experience Preferred: 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

Education Required: "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 with internal / external stakeholders. Valid full driving license with access to a private car to undertake business travel reflecting 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

Additional Information : TRAVEL: Will require travel to all UK sites

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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