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Principal Active Travel Consultant

  1. Bristol
  1. Transportation

Principal Active Travel Consultant

Principal Active Travel Consultant

Atkins’ UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented engineering professionals transport planners and consultants. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting highways projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' challenges head-on.

This role offers the opportunity to lead active travel projects across Wales and South West England for our key national and local government clients.  Alongside delivering projects you’ll have the opportunity to develop future work opportunities as well as developing other team members.

You’ll be based at either our Cardiff or Bristol office but with some travel to other Atkins locations within the region to ensure you can deliver value for our clients.

Key responsibilities

  • Leading technical delivery of active travel engineering projects and key technical input into wider multi-disciplinary projects locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Technical skills development of staff within the team to aid their progression.
  • Project management and delivery.
  • Act as Technical Lead or Technical Reviewer on projects.
  • Maintaining and developing excellent client relationships.

    Key requirements

  • BEng, MEng or MSc Degree or equivalent.
  • Ability to undertake (and experience of) GG 142 Assessments and Reviews as Lead Assessor.
  • Membership of relevant technical institutions – e.g. ICE, CIHT, CILT etc.
  • Extensive experience of working with our key clients, e.g. Local Authorities, Highways England, SWTRA, Welsh Government, Developers and/or major Contractors.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing project delivery of active travel projects.
  • Sound knowledge of the latest active travel infrastructure standards and guidance documents.
  • Experience of active travel engineering input into motorway and trunk road highway schemes.
  • The ability to be flexible in terms of project delivery and working locations.
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder and client relationships.
  • A good understanding of the UK active travel market and geography.

    Connecting countries, cities and communities, our Transportation team works on some of the most challenging projects of our time. Helping people to travel reliably and more efficiently, we transform rail and highway infrastructure. So, get on board and play a big part in our success.

    We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

    Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

    ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

    This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

    If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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