Transport Assistant – Equans – Grimsby


Domain: Construction/Commercial

Job type: Standard

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Transport Assistant to be based in Grimsby DN31. This is a permanent full-time role working 37.50 hours per week. On offer is a salary of £20,000 – £23,500 per annum and benefits package.

General Overview

EQUANS is North East Lincolnshire Council’s long-term Regeneration Partner delivering a number of services on their behalf, including the Highways & Transport Service. This role is required to support the Senior Transport Policy Officer, to ensure the effective development of highways and transport strategies and the administration of an annual programme of traffic, transport, road safety and highway maintenance schemes. The LTP Assistant will carry out duties to support the development of the Council’s new Local Transport Plan strategy document and the effective administration and delivery of the annual LTP programme of schemes.

The post holder will need to be articulate, enthusiastic, committed and highly organised with a proven track record of working within a busy team. Flexibility and the ability to respond to the changing demands of the business as well as the ability to multi-task are vital. In return we can offer a great work/life balance, with hybrid working arrangements

Key Accountabilities

To support the development of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Local Transport Plan Strategy.
Support the commissioning of external consultants including the preparation of tender documents, purchase orders and invoicing.
Dealing with internal and external stakeholders responding to a range of enquiries relating to strategy development and programme delivery.
Assist with the development and delivery of internal and external stakeholder workshops and public consultation events in line with agreed standards.
Conduct research into best practice.
Assist with data collection exercises including undertaking and analysing surveys and technical data and presenting results in a variety of formats.
Maintain a LTP programme delivery spreadsheet and complete a monthly highlight report summarising delivery progress and performance.
To provide a welcoming customer service function and maintain a polite and professional manner at all times.
Identify and highlight project risks, escalating to others when appropriate.
Process incoming correspondence at all levels and maintain a log of project related enquiries such as those from formal Customer Requests. Track progress and ensure response is within prescribed timescales.
Create purchase orders and process invoices and monthly accounts, maintain budgetary records and assist in the preparation of monthly and other financial reporting.
Support the Senior Transport Officer in contributing to the development, maintenance and organisational / overall understanding of the Local Transport Plan strategy.
Commitment to continuous personal development and embrace learning and development opportunities. Engage in the objective setting and performance review process.
Carry out other duties and responsibilities of a similar nature and at a similar level of responsibility to those described, which may be allocated from time to time to meet service delivery needs.
Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected at this level.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary of £20,000 – £23,500 per annum and benefits package, which includes;

Pension Scheme
24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
Gym membership discounts
Cycle to work scheme
Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?


GCSE pass at grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English Language (C)
Experience of dealing effectively with members of the public (A/I)
Experience of carrying out research projects (A/I)
Good team worker (A/I)
Ability to prioritise their own workload and work to deadlines under guidance (A/I)
Strong oral and written communication skills (A/I)
Experience in using Microsoft Office, including using e-mail, Teams and electronic calendar (A/I)
Experience of working in a team to deliver a specific goal or target (A/I)
Customer Focus (A/I)


Experience of developing and carrying out stakeholder engagement (A/I)
Experience of developing strategic plans or policies. (A/I)
Experience of mapping and web-based systems (A/I)
Qualification or certification in a related discipline. (CQ)
Knowledge of highways, traffic, transport and road safety related matters (A/I)
Experience of working within a Local Authority or Partnership organisation (A/I)

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

For more information about EQUANS, please visit:

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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