AECOM’s Transport Planning team based in Dublin wishes to recruit a Senior Consultant. This role has been created to meet existing and future demands and is intended to grow significantly over time, offering unlimited career progression potential for the right person. Our Transport Planning team plans and evaluates future transport schemes, forecasts demand and revenue, develops and evaluates transport policy, provides advisory services to various governmental agencies, develops business cases, undertakes economic appraisal, as well as looking at the relationships between spatial planning and transport.
The ideal candidate will come from an analytical background, such as engineering, economics, mathematics, computer science or geography and will have extensive experience in transport planning and key responsibilities listed in this recruitment notice. We value a combination of analytical and communication skills, with a creative approach to problem solving, and are seeking an individual with an in depth appreciation of their chosen area with excellent knowledge of wider transport planning, and experience of business development and project management. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a range of groundbreaking and innovative projects for a wide variety of clients.
A role (dependent on experience) will be as follows:
Successfully manage the delivery of projects in areas such as:
Transport Planning including modelling and economic appraisal
Strategic Transport Plans
Delivery of Major Road and Public Transport Schemes
Planning and Design of Traffic and Demand Management Schemes
Technology in relation to Smart Cities, Smart Vehicles, MaaS etc
Support business development in the areas of transportation planning/engineering
Project management activities such as monitoring schedule, budget compliance and invoicing
Communicate and work with project team to provide a high quality of service to our clients and ensure that all documentation conforms to client and company standards
Liaise with and assist other AECOM business lines and geographies in the provision of transportation planning services to clients
The AECOM office in Dublin has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland, as well as internationally, in both the urban and rural environment.
AECOM in Dublin offer the full package of services so whilst the role would be within the Transport Planning team, which includes strategy development, modelling, appraisal, policy, advisory etc, the successful candidate would work very closely with our Dublin based Network Operations, ITS, Strategic Highways, Economics and Cost Consultancy teams so would be exposed to, and expected to gain a grasp of, all aspects of project delivery. Our team in Ireland are currently working with the key transport agencies in Ireland including TII, NTA, DTTAS and farther afield with the EU Commission, World Bank etc. Staff from Dublin have also been involved in projects throughout the world including South Africa, the Middle East, Singapore, Romania, Russia and various other EU countries in the past number of years.
Relevant Degree in engineering, transport planning, economics, mathematics, computer science or geography or other relevant area
Minimum experience in transport planning or a related area
Strategic, practical and creative thinker
Proven strong analytic and technical skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential to the role
Excellent project management, presentation, facilitation and writing skills
Regardless of academic or professional experience, we are essentially looking for a team player who is passionate about transport planning, who will support business development and will lead on delivery of projects.
We are looking for an excellent communicator who can bring innovation and enthusiasm to our business.
Relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. C Eng, TPP) would be desirable
Experience in the use of modelling and economic appraisal packages such as VISUM, VISSIM, Paramics, SATURN, CUBE, ArcGIS and TUBA.
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Apply for this job