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Transport Consultant – Transport Consultancy and Advisory

  1. Leeds
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Transport Consultant – Transport Consultancy and Advisory

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.

TCA are the transport, consulting and advisory business in Atkins. We help to successfully deliver our clients’ big ambitions for transport, across all modes, worldwide.

The TCA way focuses on developing strong relationships, providing our clients with trusted advice, strategic insight, and transformational support across business strategy, technology, investment choices, delivery and governance models and solving challenging strategic issues. 

We are looking for a rounded consultant to support the bidding and delivery of transport advisory projects across the UK and Europe (there may also be opportunities to work on assignments in other geographies including Africa, the Middle East and Asia). Working closely with the market lead to support both business development and technical delivery of projects, you will be looking to develop your career in a UK and international consultancy environment. As an important member of the team, you will be expected to work autonomously and deliver project implementation on time and on budget, as well as produce high quality technical and commercial tenders, in line with internal and external processes. We will help you achieve your goals by offering continuous professional development and regular career progression sessions.

This is a permanent position and preferably, the position would be based in the UK in one of our larger TCA offices, but will also require short periods of travel overseas.

Job requirements

The ideal candidate should have:

  • 5+ years consultancy experience in the transportation sector, preferably across multiple modes;
  • An undergraduate degree in transport planning or relevant subjects (i.e. transport economics, geography, transport engineering, civil engineering, international development, political sciences). A post graduate qualification (e.g. masters, MBA) would be advantageous;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and integrated team, and with autonomy and motivation to deliver project and tender related work independently;
  • Excellent technical report writing, presentation and communication skills;
  • Excellent numeracy skills, being able to produce clear analytical research outcome of a complex problem;
  • Technical skills relating to transport planning, urban planning, policy and strategy and transport economics;
  • The ability to interface directly, manage and nurture long lasting relationships with clients and stakeholders;
  • Exemplary management skills relating to bid writing and project management;
  • Good networking capability; and
  • Energy and interest to help clients resolve emerging challenges facing the transport sector such as addressing climate change, delivering future mobility, and responding to devolution.

Flexible Working:

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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