Position title
Transport Planner
Description

The Urban Development Corporation (UDCORP) under its mandate of encouraging and assisting Local Authorities in planning urban growth and development as well as improving the standards of living of general populace of Zimbabwe is inviting Transport Planners to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) for registration on the Corporate’s Consultants Database.

Responsibilities
  • Designing and interpreting transport and travel surveys
  • Developing initial design ideas for proposed new or improved transport infrastructure
  • Writing clear reports and present options and recommendations on transport systems using mathematical and computer simulation models to forecast the effects of road improvements, policy changes and/or public transport schemes
  • Evaluating the benefits and costs of different transport strategies
  • Assessing infrastructure requirements (servitudes, access, car parking, bus stops, cycle parking, etc) of new developments to support planning applications or to inform local development plans
  • Conducting traffic counts.
Qualifications
  • A degree in either Civil Engineering/ Environmental Sciences or Studies/Geography, Social Science/ Rural and Urban Planning (biased towards Transport Planning) from a reputable institution.
  • A minimum of 7 years post qualification experience in the transport industry.
  • Ability to work well with a multidisciplinary team.
Date posted
March 19, 2024
Contacts

Suitable candidates are required to submit an Expression of Interest including the following: Curriculum Vitae and at least 2 referees who can vouch for the quality of your previous work. Please send by email to recruitment@udcorp.co.zw on or before 22 March 2024, at 1600hrs with heading: DEVELOPMENT PLAN PROJECTS – (Transport Planner).

NB: Please note that whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

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