Graduate Transport Planner

Primary Location: Dublin, Ireland
Discipline: Transport Planning/ Engineering
Salary: from €32,500
Type of Position: Permanent full-time position
Job Posting: 07 February 2023

About Us

Transport Insights is an Irish based transport planning consultancy. With a team of internationally experienced consultants, we provide innovative, effective and deliverable transport related advice and cost effective, sustainable solutions.

We offer a wide range of transport planning related services to clients in public and private sectors including capital investment planning; option appraisal and prioritisation; development and accessibility planning; public transport planning; sustainable transport; traffic and parking management; and transport strategy development.

Our projects require a broad range of skills and the ability to deliver quality work within a fast-moving and deadline-driven environment. We are seeking to recruit a Graduate Transport Planner with a strong interest in developing transport planning and modelling skills within a consultancy environment. This role offers a unique opportunity for you to join a rapidly growing team with a diverse client base and a strong pipeline of future work in Ireland and internationally.

The candidate should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible, willing to take responsibility and comfortable working as part of a team. This position will provide an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to build their technical and professional expertise in the transport planning domain. The role will require strong numeracy and analytical skills to support tasks on strategic transport and microsimulation modelling, transport scheme appraisal, and business case development projects. In return, you will benefit from a generous salary and Transport Insights’ employee benefits package along with formal training and development opportunities.

Person Specification


  • A first degree in a scientific or related subject (essential).
  • Working towards a Masters level qualification in Transport Planning or equivalent (desirable).


  • A proven track record of self-management and delivery of technical assignments.


Leadership skills:

  • Honesty and Integrity.
  • Self-awareness – must understand their own strengths and weaknesses.

Communication skills:

  • Good English skills.
  • An ability to communicate complex issues effectively and clearly.
  • Clear, accurate and concise report-writing skills.

Technical skills:

  • Having knowledge and interest in transport planning.
  • Demonstrable high degree of numeracy/ analytical skills.
  • Demonstrable capability in understanding and using industry standard software packages, such as MS Excel, TRICS, LinSig, ARCADY, PICADY, CAD, GIS etc.
  • Exposure/ knowledge/ skills in the following areas would be advantageous but not necessary: SATURN, VISUM, CUBE, EMME, MS Access, VBA, SQL etc.


Business Delivery

  • Contributing to drafting of proposals.
  • Project managing smaller value projects, delivering to time, budget and quality standards.
  • Assisting in delivery of larger projects to time, budget and quality standards.
  • Support day to day client engagement via telephone and email.
  • Proactively contributing at client meetings.

Corporate Leadership

  • Identifying potential opportunities and making referrals to more senior team members.
  • Marketing/ business development (via contributing to and/or drafting of website news articles, fact sheets articles for industry publications, and other means of building individual and corporate profile).

Team Leadership

  • Responsible for own time management.
  • Management of field/ survey personnel.

Rewards and Benefits

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Competitive core salary
  • Employee bonus scheme eligibility
  • Company pension contributions
  • Paid sick leave
  • Income protection cover
  • Death in service cover
  • Training and development support
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Flexible working hours

How to Apply

To apply, please send a short cover email and your current CV to [email protected] on or before Friday 24 February 2023.

Transport Insights is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and provides equal opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, colour, age, religion, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Ireland, without requiring employer’s support in acquiring employment permit or immigration visa.

No outside recruiters or agencies’ assistance required at this time.