Malta Public Transport

Transport Planner

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  09 Apr, 2024
  • Job Ref:  KMP-89748

Job Description

We form part of an international network of transport companies present in four continents with over 40,000 employees. Our philosophy is to maximise on this international experience and adapt it to the local context wherever we operate, including Malta.

As the national bus operator, we cover 30 million kilometres every year with our fleet of over 400 buses and a team of over 1,300 people.

The Company is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and energetic individual for the following position in the Training department: Transport Planner.

Main Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform all the operational simulations of the allocation of resources, both Drivers and buses, to the different services defined and make proposals for a better optimization of those resources.
  • Proper allocations of buses to services, following the rules defined and ensuring the proper allocation from a maintenance point of view.
  • Ensure that Drivers are being allocated to duties within the safety parameters defined by the company.
  • Use the scheduling and allocating program (GOAL) and / or other technical tools that can be implemented in the area.
  • Studying the transport network and grouping the routes by areas or geographical areas in order to get a better understanding.
  • Issue regular reports including specific KPIs to study the detailed performance of individual routes or groups of routes at different times of the day, week and year.
  • Study the efficiency of routes from a company, driver and customer point of view, including punctuality, traffic management, safety and other considerations of each route.
  • Work closely with the Depot Managers, Service Managers and Control Room Manager to be able to implement quick solutions where necessary to improve route efficiency.
  • Assist in the Planning team with the finalisation process for the publishing of duty boards.
  • Keeping ticketing, topology, GTFS, bus stops and timetables information updated.
  • Prepare reports that are necessary in the scope of their competencies, and that are requested by the immediate Superior.
  • Manage the service in the most efficient and effective way.
  • Manage the information received efficiently and confidentially.
  • Keep appropriate relations with IT suppliers to ensure that the IT equipment is always up to date.
  • Attend and solve issues that are given throughout the day according to the level of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance and security policies, risk prevention, data protection, quality and environment policies established in the field of occupation and responsibilities.
  • Cooperate with the Planning Manager and Operations Director in all the tasks that are required.


  • Tertiary level of education preferably in Statistics and / or Mathematics.
  • Complimentary qualification related to passenger transport.
  • Knowledge of the routes and public transport network.
  • Knowledge in management transport will be considered an asset.
  • Highly organised.
  • Result-oriented with methodical skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • Analytical.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of IT software tools.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work on own initiative.

Why join us?
At Malta Public Transport we pride ourselves on being an innovative and forward-thinking organisation that puts technology and service excellence at the forefront of what we do. Forming part of an international group of companies that spans five regions across the globe, we are continuously eyeing ways of growing our service offerings to the Maltese market.

Forming part of a community of over 1200 employees, you will be an integral part of our company’s development. Apart from a competitive remuneration package, you will also have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and career within Malta Public Transport.

If you would like to take ownership of your role and development within a team of young and dynamic individuals, then this is your moment!