Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Transport Planner - Manchester

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The opportunity

We’ve been around for more than 135 years. We drive inclusive sustainable development with our clients in areas that we master and can actively influence. Our people are keen to positively change the future and leave a legacy. Our networked organisation of smart entrepreneurs connects the best and brightest people in the world. Together we have an ambition to run a financially healthy business by putting our collective intelligence into practice with clients and partners.

Why our people love working at Royal HaskoningDHV

Ambitious. Exciting. Lively. Collaborative. Dynamic. That’s how our colleagues describe Royal HaskoningDHV. Want to contribute to enhancing society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Our colleagues are keen to invite you to get a better insight in what drives them at Royal HaskoningDHV.

We are commercial savvy engineers, project managers and consultants who design smart cities, airports, ports, buildings and more. We reinvent industries; co-create clean energy and fresh water by using smart data and digitising information flows and models. More and more, we connect the digital with the real world in an accelerating pace. Working together with our clients and partners, we use data and algorithms to translate insights into foresights. We help our clients in their digital transformation and we support our clients’ business with better and faster execution of their ambitions. We enhance society together!

Graduate Transport Planner

We are looking for a graduate with a genuine enthusiasm for Transport Planning to join our team. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the technical excellence of the team and can expect considerable experience on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

Our Transport team undertakes development planning work, providing advice to private sector and local authority clients on access and transportation issues and supporting development proposals through the planning process. The team works closely with our Infrastructure Design, Structures and Environmental teams on larger multi-disciplinary development proposals.

The successful candidate can expect to gain exposure to the following areas within the Transport Planning discipline:

  • Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, Transport Statements;
  • Scheme Appraisal;
  • Parking Studies;
  • Strategic Transport Studies;
  • Transport Surveys;
  • Traffic Engineering.

The role demands a proactive approach in a team environment and offers substantial opportunity for career progression within the company.

  • Assistance in preparation of reports and calculations
  • Undertaking surveys, and research for projects.
  • Manage elements of projects as appropriate.
  • Awareness of commercial and technical management of projects to assist in ensuring that these are managed effectively within budgetary constraints.
  • Developing innovative solutions to serve and benefit Clients.
  • Contributing to the technical development of the transport function in the UK.

Other Duties:

Carry out any duties which your line manager may reasonably request within the broad parameters of your role.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience


  • BEng in Civil Engineering or Transport Planning.
  • Knowledge of Traffic Assessments, Travel Plans, Transport Statements.
  • Good communicator (written and verbal).
  • Good team player to contribute to dynamic group.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Desire to be Chartered through relevant Professional Bodies (eg CIHT,CILT, TPP).


  • MEng in Civil Engineering, MSc in Transport Planning (or equivalent).
  • Some knowledge of transport planning software TRICS, Junction 8, LINSIG.
  • Availability to work on short missions abroad.


As Royal HaskoningDHV operate projects with a BIM approach, you are expected to be aware of the UK BIM framework (previously known as BIM Level 2), your role within it and ideally have practical experience. If this is not the case, you will be expected to undertake the relevant training courses via our Digital Academy within your first 3 months of employment should you be successful.


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Opportunity Overview

  • March 13th, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Manchester
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Town & Transport Planning

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