Careers with SYSTRA

Consultant/Senior Consultant (Development Planning) - Birmingham

Job Reference: CSDPL

SYSTRA is a forward-looking rail engineering and transport planning consultancy with offices across UK and Ireland. We deliver high quality, sustainable transport solutions for our clients in the public and private sectors. 

We are looking to strengthen our team in the South through the addition of an experienced Senior Development Planner able take a key role in development planning work. This role would be based in our Birmingham office.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of small development planning projects
  • Dealing directly with private sector clients on a day-to-day basis
  • Preparing transport documentation for planning applications
  • Project management, including financial management

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Honours degree in Civil Engineering, Geography, or equivalent
  • Experience of preparing Transport Statements, Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, ES Transport Chapters, Construction Management Plans and Delivery and Servicing Plans
  • Chartership of a professional institution (e.g. TPP, ICE) or working towards

Experience of traffic modelling is preferred (junctions models covering Junctions 8/9, LinSig and TRANSY)

Successful candidates will also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • High standards of written and oral communication
  • Ability to effectively manage small development planning projects
  • Ability to develop and sell innovative solutions for clients
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach
  • An engaging approach to marketing and business development

We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with some opportunities for flexible working and career development.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting CSDPL

Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.