MP Smarter Travel is a forward looking consultancy that delivers high quality, sustainable transport and environmental solutions for both public and private sectors.  We are always keen to speak to enthusiastic and dynamic people interested in joining our team.  For further info contact Luke Forshaw on 0207 960 2559 or email your CV

We are hiring!

Job title: Smarter Travel Consultant 

Location: London 

Rate: £18 - £20phr (Ltd) 

Term: Contract (Flexible days per week)

The Company:

MP Smarter Travel is a forward looking consultancy that delivers high quality, sustainable transport and environmental solutions for both public and private sectors. MP Smarter Travel work on a one to one basis or through group workshops to assist Schools in the production and accreditation of their School Travel Plan. We are highly experienced at managing projects alongside theSTARS(Sustainable Travel Active Responsible Safe) accreditation scheme and leading on borough wide School Travel Plan programmes.  We also work with local authorities and businesses to raise awareness of the health concerns surrounding air pollution as well as providing practical information to reduce exposure and reduce pollution emissions.

Job Summary:

Our Smarter Travel Team is seeking an enthusiastic, upbeat and personable Project Manager with an interest in environmental and sustainable transport issues to help with the delivery of School Travel Planning Programmes & Air Quality awareness projects. 

Successful candidates will get involved in air quality engagements and awareness sessions, promoting air quality to a wide array of audiences from schools and parents to companies so excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to give presentations are essential.


  • Assist in the delivery of Air Quality awareness seminars, training sessions and public events.
  • Work with our Principal Travel Planning Consultant to assist schools developing Travel Plans, this will include informing schools (through workshops) about School Travel Plans and assisting with the production/development of the document.
  • Organise Workshop events and chasing attendance.
  • Chase schools to submit draft Travel Plans.
  • Quality assess draft Travel Plans and provide feedback.
  • Attend London wide School Travel Plan events (where required).
  • The role may also require one to one meetings with schools to assist with the production of a Travel Plan.
  • Assist in the delivery of Air Quality awareness seminars, training sessions and public events.

Candidate Requirements: 


  • Degree qualified
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Good ICT skills (MS Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Able to work both independently and within a team
  • Friendly and enthusiastic


  • Previous travel plan experience
  • Previous work within schools, education or theatrical background

To apply please email your CV 

Our services

Air Quality
MP Smarter Travel is helping turn the air quality crisis into an opportunity for local people to come together as communities to make their neighbourhoods cleaner, healthier and more sustainable.
Behaviour Change
Transport programmes that focus on influencing behaviour often represent fantastic value for money. MP Smarter Travel has the resources and expertise to deliver behaviour change projects of practically any size.
Business Engagement
MP Smarter Travel staff have a strong track record in engaging with local businesses, understanding their operations, and securing successful participation in council and BID programmes.
Campaigns and Awareness
MP Smarter Travel has a large pool of enthusiastic and outgoing built environment specialists who can be quickly and effectively deployed to raise awareness for and support sustainability causes.
Community Engagement
Our model consisting of a core team of project managers and consultants, with access to a large pool of engagement specialists, means that we can deliver community engagement work to scale.
Data Collection and Research
We offer an independent research service, staffed by experienced consultants, analysts and statisticians who provide clear evidence-based answers to policy questions.
Development Control Travel Plans
MP Smarter Travel staff have a long history of finding out why people travel the way they do, understanding what measures can tip the balance, and implementing the right measures to maximise walking and cycling at a given site.
Education and Training
MP Smarter Travel delivers fun and creative sustainability lessons at local schools, and delivers training to a wide variety of audiences on local environmental, transport and health issues.
Public Consultation
MP Smarter Travel consists of a core of experienced project managers and a large pool of consultants who publicise, deliver and analyse large-scale public consultations on behalf of our clients.
School Travel Plans
The average walking time to a school in London is about 12 minutes. MP Smarter Travel has a long history of working with councils and schools to increase levels of walking, scootering and cycling to and from school.
We support transport and environmental consultancies in delivering their projects. Whether you are looking to identify sub-consultants as part of a bid, or you require our support immediately, give us a call.
Urban Freight and DSPs
MP Smarter Travel works on behalf of local authorities, Business Improvement Districts and individual businesses to develop and deliver Delivery and Servicing Plans (DSPs) and address the impacts of urban freight trips.

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We have found MP Smarter Travel's service to be very professional and effective. The tailored workshops and one-to-one support sessions have assisted ...
LB Lewisham
2018-01-09, 14:31
Just wanted to say a huge thank you for all the work you both have been done. The event on Friday was fantastic. Many thanks again.
Grazebrook Primary School
2017-12-04, 14:29
I’ve been really impressed with the amount the children are retaining and I’m aware that even some of the youngest members are making valuable con...
Kingsmead School
2018-01-09, 14:31
Given a very short time frame MP Smarter Travel exceeded our expectations. We are very happy with the outcome and I have no hesitation in recommending...
LB Bexley
2018-01-09, 14:31
MP Smarter Travel has managed our School Travel Plan Programme since 2012, running School Travel Plan workshops and supporting schools to gain TfL STA...
LB Bexley
2017-12-04, 14:29
Our Health Ambassadors are really enjoying the sessions and have learnt so much from our investigations.
St Dominic’s School
2018-01-09, 14:31

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MP Smarter Travel staff regularly attend


in order to keep up-to-date with the latest news and trends, and to meet people involved in the sector.


If you are planning to host an event related to sustainable transport and are looking for speakers to present project case studies, or if you simply feel that it would be beneficial for MP Smarter Travel to attend, get in touch today!