Development Travel Plan Advisor

Posted 9 April by Capita

About this Role

We are looking for a Development Travel Plan Advisor to assist in the assessment of Travel Plans at all stages of Travel Plan development, implementation, monitoring and review. To assist in managing the Council's approach to Travel Planning, through the development, promotion and co-ordinated delivery of initiatives aimed at reducing the number of car-based trips in the borough.

About Re

Re (Regional Enterprise) Ltd is the joint venture between the London Borough of Barnet and Capita. Our innovative commercial model was set up in 2013 and brings together the best of public and private sector delivery.

Our services include; Planning and development management, building control, land charges, environmental health, trading standards and licensing, cemetery and crematorium, highways, regeneration and strategic planning.

Through Re, our aim is to create places where people want to invest, live, work and play. We have grown our business to provide a range of property, development and regulatory services to other local authorities and commercial organisations.


With 700km of road and 1400km of footways, the London Borough of Barnet is the second largest of the London Boroughs.

In 2015, the London Borough of Barnet became the most populous borough in London. This increase has been driven in part by the council's growth agenda and by the popularity of Barnet as a place to live, with high quality housing and good transport connections.

The management, maintenance and improvement of Barnet's complex and vital network is the responsibility of the Highways department of Re.

From construction to completion; our highways team deal with all elements of highway design and works not only for Barnet, but for other local authorities.

What you will do:

  • Maintain detailed knowledge of current legislation, policy and strategies relating to Travel Planning.

  • Assist on the co-ordination, assessment , implementation and monitoring of Development Travel Plans for businesses, residents and other organisations, including the development and regular monitoring of Travel Plans.

  • Assist on developer negotiations through the development control process to secure outcome based travel plans which reduce the need for additional car borne trips and establish more sustainable travel patterns.

  • Assist on managing budget preparation and the monitoring of relevant set budgets to ensure Best Value.

  • Regularly review the Council's Travel Plan Strategy ensuring the strategy is effectively linked with other appropriate policy areas such as education and health.

  • Assist in the preparation of Travel Plan related marketing communications and related material, including drafting press and publicity material.

  • Produce management and Committee reports, technical documents and statistics in relation to Travel Plans.

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with other partners and Boroughs, to ensure planned integrated work on promoting and developing Travel Plans takes place with key partners.

  • Assist with securing funding for Travel Plan monitoring and related activities.

  • Assist on dealing with all Travel Plan related enquiries and complaints, in accordance with Corporate guidelines.

  • Contribute to the successful achieving of the Travel Plan Commitment, providing suitable evidence for the Client.

  • Further the Development Travel Plan Business Case through securing and executing commissions successfully.

  • Carry out duties with due regard to the Re's Customer Care, Equal Opportunities, Information Governance, Data Protection and Health and Safety policies and procedures.

  • Assist the development of, securing agreement to and implementing of improved policies and procedures in relation to Travel Planning.

  • Assist the development of, securing agreement to and implementing programmes of investment in Travel Plans.

Requirements (Essential)

  • Experience in travel planning or relevant experience.

  • Good knowledge of current legislation.

  • Demonstrate the ability to programme, supervise and monitor a number of projects simultaneously.

  • Demonstrate the ability plan, prioritise and monitor workloads to meet deadlines.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good IT Skills.

  • Good time /budgetary management skills.

  • Able to work without close supervision and take responsibility to resolve issues.

  • Experience of working with consultants/contractors.

  • Ability to keep good work records.

  • Commitment to a high quality output and quality control.

  • Occasional out of normal hours working.

Requirements (Desirable)

  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation or equivalent.

  • Understanding of the principles of effective project management.

  • Competent user of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook Project.

  • Understanding of specialist travel planning packages.

  • Understanding of using financial systems.

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.

Required skills

  • transport planning
  • sustainability
  • travel plan

Reference: 34861841

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