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Senior/Principal Road Safety Consultant

  1. Bristol
  1. Transportation

Senior/Principal Road Safety Consultant

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 road safety 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 guiding and developing 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

•Supporting technical delivery of road safety engineering projects, road safety audits and road safety risk assessments 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 a Technical Reviewer on projects.

•Maintaining and developing excellent client relationships.

Key requirements

•BEng, MEng or MSc Degree or equivalent.

•Highways England-approved Certificate in Road Safety Auditing.

•Membership of relevant technical institutions – e.g. ICE, CIHT, CILT, SoRSA 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 road safety related projects.

•Experience as road safety audit team leader on motorway and trunk road 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 road safety engineering 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, 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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