Graduate Transport Planner (Leicester)

Leicester, ENGLAND | 8 months
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Job Summary

WYG Group

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Job Description

We are currently seeking to appoint a Graduate Transport Planner to assist with an expanding workload in our busy transport planning team based in Leicester. We are appointed by both private and public-sector Clients engaged in a wide selection of projects.

Job type

Transport Planning


Transport Planning

Your Role

This is a varied and challenging role. Your duties will include undertaking research on transport / highways issues, conducting site visits and traffic surveys and delivering specific elements of project work. Our projects include major public transport and highway scheme design and appraisal, master planning and Transport Assessments of major land-use developments, multi-modal transport modelling and economic assessments, Travel Plan development and implementation, road safety studies and traffic management studies. You may also be involved in transport policy and strategy development and public enquiries.

About you

You will have a degree in Transport or Civil Engineering with a keen interest in transport planning and be able to work well within a dynamic team environment. You will have good spoken and written English, good analytical and report writing/data presentation skills, be proficient in MS Office software and demonstrate willingness to learn various specialist software packages, for which on-the-job training will be provided. Previous experience of transport planning is preferred but not essential. A full, clean UK driving license and ideally access to a vehicle is required.

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments. 

We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams:

  • WYG Advisory is a proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities for our clients, support their decision-making processes and deliver effective programmes.
  • WYG Consulting assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate.
  • WYG International Development works to optimise the value and impact of donor funded projects in collaboration with our partners and other stakeholders. It aims to improve socio-economic stability, enhance infrastructure and unlock the potential for sustainable development.

WYG plc’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.


In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare and retail vouchers and travel insurance. You’ll also benefit from on-the-job training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

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