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Senior Consultant - Transport Planning

  1. Gurgaon, Bangalore
  1. Transportation

Senior Consultant - Transport Planning

As one of the world’s leading consultancies operating in the built and natural environment, we offer unparalleled opportunities for talented individuals in search of a rewarding career both in India and around the world. Atkins India is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first-class solutions which combine innovation, imagination, and best practice.

Atkins is a member of SNC Lavalin Organization. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global, fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. The combined entity of Atkins and SNC-Lavalin has created one of the largest global engineering and project management consultancies with approximately 50,000 employees and operating across 50 countries.

Due to our continuing expansion we currently have an opportunity for Managing Consultant on multi-disciplinary offshore executed projects from our India office.

Working in a multi-disciplinary team of Planners, Designers and Engineers providing a professional design service to our clients, this is an ideal opportunity for individuals looking to develop their international experience in a world-renowned consultant.

The team has so far delivered excellence within a number of studies from around the world, including the India, UK, Europe, Middle East and North America. This has been based upon the successful use of technically innovative and progressive procedures in tandem with a core technical capability.

Join us and you’ll enjoy being part of a fun, fulfilling and collaborative team working on the big exciting transport projects of the moment. You’ll have the opportunity to strengthen and develop your skills whilst working on high profile infrastructure projects. We’ll value you for exceeding customer expectations and delivering the innovative solutions. After all, we can’t achieve great things without our staff, so you can look forward to an excellent rewards package and career development.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • You will have a senior role in an established transport planning and modelling team undertaking a range of transport planning projects, as well as developing and applying computer-based transport models (comprising highway and public transport / transit models) using state-of-the-art transport modelling and traffic engineering software supported by Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools.
  • Lead a team of transport planners.
  • Liaise and interact with Atkins businesses in UK, Europe, Middle East and North America.
  • Provide technical leadership and develop the capabilities of the team.
  • Development and checking of models and model forecasts, reports and analyses including quality and delivery to timescales.
  • Commercial knowledge – provide cost and time estimates.
  • For resourcing and delivery within agreed time & budget.
  • Apply Atkins Quality, Safety & Environmental (QSE) standards and Business Management System (BMS).
  • Analytical skills with hands on experience in developing tools using Power BI / VBA / Python / R;
  • Work experience in a similar offshoring environment.
  • Professional accreditation PE or Chartered membership of relevant organisation like CIHT, TPS, etc.
  • Knowledge in French would be an advantage.
  • Be highly self-motivated and ambitious
  • Be able to work with limited supervision
  • Be able to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with customers
  • Be able to build excellent working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Have experience of using written and spoken English within a business environment
  • Adopts creative and innovative approach to project delivery
  • Presents views forcefully; prepared to say no and stand by recommendations.
  • Makes clear, well researched presentations to groups and clients.
  • Persists to overcome obstacles and achieve the best outcomes.
  • Takes action to rapidly solve problems as they arise.
  • Retains focus, remains positive in the face of setbacks / challenges.
  • Develops actions and plans in response to changing circumstances.
  • Manages time effectively and prioritises with little support.
  • Recognises opportunities for delegation and development of others whenever possible.
  • Considers impact of own behaviour and appropriateness of response.
  • Encourages others, creates energy and enthusiasm to deliver results to deadlines.
  • Leads digital initiatives and influences outside of own discipline on application of digital technology to projects.

What will you contribute?

  • Appropriate academic and professional qualifications (preferably bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with master’s degree in transport planning / engineering) with minimum of 10 to 12 years of experience in transport planning.
  • Experience of leading transport planning projects with a broad professional knowledge and experience, able to exercise judgement in the work of others without referring often to senior staff.
  • Evidence of technical leadership for project delivery in a transport planning environment.
  • Working experience with international standards such as TAG, FHWA.
  • Understanding of people management issues and can conduct staff development / mentoring and appraisals.
  • Conversant with the commercial aspects of project management.
  • Responsible for completion of projects to time and cost.
  • Takes responsibility for managing and delivering technical work in own and other disciplines.
  • Experience of bidding for projects with high technical content.
  • Experience in the development and application of computer-based traffic / transport models using software like SATURN, EMME, VISUM, DIADEM, CUBE Voyger, AIMSUN, TransCAD, CORSIM, Synchro, SIDRA.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in report writing related to transport studies.
  • Experience in the use of MS Office and in the application of GIS Techniques to Transport Planning.

What we offer at Atkins?

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Group Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities.

The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording. 

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

In today’s global market, diverse groups make better decisions and that better decisions lead to better business results, as such Atkins proactively recruiting and onboarding candidates from a diverse and talented applicant pool.

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Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who are not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.


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