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Senior Behavioural Science Consultant

R-045671
  1. Birmingham, Manchester, London, Epsom, Bristol
  1. Transportation

Senior Behavioural Science Consultant

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

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.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

The Intelligent Mobility and Smart Technology (IMST) practice, within the UK Transportation business, is the home of our market leading transport technology and mobility capability.  We work across the transport sector helping our clients navigate through a rapidly changing world linking current Intelligent Transport Systems with future-focused technology opportunities. The practice provides consultancy advisory, research, technical and design services to a broad set of UK and international clients in the transport sector, including the Department for Transport, Highways England, Network Rail and UK local authorities.  We blend market-leading capability in motorway control systems, toll road systems, urban traffic control and operations and smart ticketing with thinking and advice on emerging trends and growing areas such as digital highways, mobility as a service and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs).

The IMST practice sits in the Consultancy practice – c 500 staff - within the Atkins Transportation business of c 3000.  Currently IMST comprises 90 staff from a range of disciplines facing into several key service lines across our clients, with approximately 20 staff focusing on traffic signals and urban traffic control projects across the UK.

The Role

We are seeking to strengthen our Transportation Behavioral Science team by appointing a senior consultant who can help win and deliver projects in that sector and play a key role in driving and contributing to the success of the team.

The key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Undertaking design and review of human factors and behavioral science projects
  • Monitoring their own project work to ensure delivery to budget, time and quality
  • Liaison with clients with the ability to discuss all aspects of existing and future projects
  • Project management of sub-tasks within a project or taking a project support role on larger projects
  • Identification and development of project opportunities and added value in existing projects
  • Responsibility for delivering and reviewing high quality technical reports
  • Actively raising project risks and issues
  • Carrying out research and analysis, providing well founded conclusions and recommendations
  • Developing commercial knowledge and input into cost models and budgets
  • Contributing to business case development
  • Contributing to value proposition development
  • Assist and guide less experienced staff on technical delivery and project management

What you can bring

The successful candidate will hold appropriate qualifications and be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of Human Factors preferably in the Intelligent Mobility Space and show in depth experience of the design and delivery of high quality consultancy projects.
  • Evidence of supporting good client engagement/contact and winning work
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills with a range of stakeholders including presentations and client meetings
  • Ability to deliver outputs on multiple projects for various clients
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and able to demonstrate innovative processes and products
  • Natural ability work as part of a team across diverse skill sets building effective networks but also as an individua when the situation necessitates.
  • Ability to show initiative and examples of creativity
  • An analytical and numerate problem-solver with the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely fashion
  • A resourceful, articulate verbal and written communicator with good presentation skills.

Why work for Atkins?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

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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