Transport Planning Manager

Transport Planning Manager

Transport Planning Managers design plans to meet future transport needs. They enjoy building relationships and collaborating with a range of stakeholders – including government, members of the public and private businesses.

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Average Salary

£30,000 - £52,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Developing short-term and long-term transport plans that align with the objectives of multiple stakeholders
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of transportation systems, including the scheduling of vehicles and drivers
  • Ensuring compliance with transportation regulations and laws
  • Managing transportation budgets
  • Collaborating with multiple stakeholders


  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication
  • Financial management
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving


To become a Transport planning manager, you could complete a:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject – like Geography, Town Planning or Environmental Studies
  • Level 4 NVQ or T Level in Transport Planning or related subject
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Transport Planning or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 5 Award
  • Level 5 Certificate
  • Level 5 Diploma
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship

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