our Manchester office

Our Manchester office is on the edge of the City City in Castlefield one of the Manchester's more relaxed neighbourhoods, a conservation area; yet home to the Castlefield Bowl; a canal-side outdoor venue that hosts rock and classical concerts!

Our Manchester office is based in an old Mill on the edge of the Manchester Ship canal; it a relaxed and friendly open plan environment in a modern office. The amenities in the building include a break out and chill out area complete complemented by urban art and a video arcade machine; the local area has good access to the Metro, high frequency bus routes, fashionable bars and restaurants.

mode is a sociable company and we ensure that staff across all of our offices know each other; this includes at least two social company get togethers every year.

Recruitment

mode has an exclusive agreement with our chosen recruitment partner, who act on mode’s behalf. Any speculative candidate/CV submission will not be accepted but may be acted upon directly by mode or its recruitment partner. No fees will be paid in line with a speculative submission or to any recruitment agency that mode do not have existing and agreed terms of business.


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transport planner wanted

We are looking for exceptional people at Transport Planner grade (someone with around 3 years experience) who want to get involved in delivering projects and be a key member of our growing team. Our overall approach is for everyone in the business to work closely together to share their ideas, knowledge and views in order to ensure we achieve a successful outcome for our clients. This means you will have a varied work stream and we will also provide you with the experience required for you to progress with your career, in line with any professional accreditation’s such as CEng, TPP etc.

If you want to go home at the end of the day feeling like you have achieved and delivered something, then we are company to work for.

We will consider people based on their experience, but as a guide the successful candidate will have some or all of the following:

the position

  • Preparation of Transport Notes, Statements and Assessments, Travel Plans, Site Access Appraisals using Microsoft Office programmes (Word and Excel);
  • Travel Plan Coordinator experience;
  • An understanding of relevant local and national policy and guidance;
  • Junction capacity modelling using the Junctions software (ARCADY and PICADY);
  • Traffic signal design using LinSig;
  • Preliminary design of access, junction improvements and highway schemes using AutoCAD;
  • Swept Path Analysis using AutoTrack;
  • Preparation of high quality graphics using GIS packages and/ or Corel Draw;
  • Exposure to Project Management and client communication;
  • Prepare client briefs and fee proposals for submission, as well as contributing to company wide bids and frameworks; and
  • Contribute to working towards our business targets.

the package

  • Competitive salary (graded by experience);
  • 25 days annual leave (increased by seniority);
  • Apple MacBook for work;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan;
  • Two tiered pension;
  • Life insurance cover;
  • Death in service cover;
  • Discretionary Cycle Hire scheme;
  • Discretionary Travel Loans; and
  • End of year Bonus scheme.

the candidate

  • Formal education in either Civil Engineering, Geography or Transport Planning;
  • Experience in the field of development focused transport planning;
  • A member (or seeking to be) of a professional membership, such as CIHT or ICE;
  • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of work ethic; and
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work proactively and use initiative.

Transport planner wanted

We are seeking an exceptional business leader and industry expert to grow our development transport planning team in Central London. Our wide range of clients, primarily in the Private Sector, includes high profile and prominent developers, land owners, house builders, retailers, universities, NHS health providers as well as contractors.

If you want to go home at the end of the day feeling like you have achieved and delivered something, then we are company to work for.

We will consider people based on their experience, but as a guide the successful candidate will have some or all of the following:

the position

  • Preparation of Transport Notes, Statements and Assessments, Travel Plans, Site Access Appraisals using Microsoft Office programmes (Word and Excel);
  • Travel Plan Coordinator experience;
  • An understanding of relevant local and national policy and guidance;
  • Junction capacity modelling using the Junctions software (ARCADY and PICADY);
  • Traffic signal design using LinSig;
  • Preliminary design of access, junction improvements and highway schemes using AutoCAD;
  • Swept Path Analysis using AutoTrack;
  • Preparation of high quality graphics using GIS packages and/ or Corel Draw;
  • Exposure to Project Management and client communication;
  • Prepare client briefs and fee proposals for submission, as well as contributing to company wide bids and frameworks; and
  • Contribute to working towards our business targets.

the package

  • Competitive salary (graded by experience);
  • 25 days annual leave (increased by seniority);
  • Apple MacBook for work;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Health cash plan;
  • Two tiered pension;
  • Life insurance cover;
  • Death in service cover;
  • Cycle Hire scheme;
  • Discretionary Travel Loans; and
  • End of year Bonus scheme.

the candidate

  • Formal education in either Transport Engineering, Geography or Transport Planning;
  • Experience in the field of development focused transport planning;
  • A member (or seeking to be) of a professional membership, such as CIHT or ICE;
  • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of work ethic; and
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work proactively and use initiative.