Transport & Development Officer

Location
England, East Sussex
Salary
Up to £25 per hour
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
OR/077292
Contact
Public Sector Team
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Osborne Richardson have an excellent opportunity for a Transport & Development Officer to join our local authority client in East Sussex. You will play a key role in helping manage the departments' output and you will act as the key contact for a number of transport projects serving to provide expert planning advice. You will provide technical advice and recommendations on the transport and highway implications of new development proposals and development control issues

You will be required to implement effective methods of consultation and customer care on highways and transport issues and schemes and you will drive the agenda with regard to planning policies and technical guidance on assessing the highway and transport aspects of development planning. You will also advise the Planning Officers on transport and highway-related development control issues.

To apply you will need to be degree qualified and able to demonstrate extensive experience in developing transport policies and projects and ideally you will have experience of working within a Local Authority setting. It is essential that you have an understanding of the principal responsibilities of and the key issues facing local government and the public sector and a detailed knowledge and understanding of transport, traffic and highways statutory duties and practice.

This has initially been released as a 4 month contract but it will possibly be extended and the rate offered is up to £25 p/hr umbrella. Please get in touch for further information.