Transport Planner - DV/TF11c

Internal Recruitment – 6 Month Secondment Grade I - Salary £27,549 - £31,899 Based In Leeds City Centre Closing date – 30 August 2019

The role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Delivery Directorate as a Transport Planner on a 6 month secondment.

We are shaping transport in the region and we are looking for a Transport Planner who has transport planning experience and project support experience to help deliver our exciting plans. 

Based at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority offices in Leeds, with occasional travel to the partner councils who you will work with to support the development and delivery of their transport projects.  You will be responsible for providing technical planning advice on major infrastructure transport schemes in both the Transport Partnerships and Transport Projects teams, as well as working closely with policy colleagues on future transport projects.

The role will also include support for business case writing and appraisal of business cases for both transport and economic regeneration.


The person

We are looking for a candidate with a transport planning background who is proactive and will be able to provide expert advice to support successful transport projects.


In line with the Combined Authority’s Secondments Policy, you must have 12 months’ service in your current role.


The Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture.  We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. 

Applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview, subject to the minimum criteria being met. 

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements.


The Organisation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional person who wants to play a leading role in improving our local transport infrastructure, reshaping our economy and forging better futures for millions of people.

That’s precisely what is on offer at West Yorkshire Combined Authority where a £1bn devolution deal has put the Leeds City Region at the forefront of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse delivery agenda.

The Combined Authority brings together district partners, the business community via Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and also takes in the former Passenger Transport Executive (branded Metro). Overall, the Combined Authority covers a population of around 2.5 million people and represents the largest economy outside London.


For more information about the work of the Combined Authority please visit


If you would like to discuss the role further please contact

Please submit your application by 11:55pm 30 August 2019


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