Senior Transport Planner - Strategic Modelling (VISUM)

Country/Region:  IN
Field:  Engineering

Bangalore (IND_BAN), IN

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  05-10 years
Job number:  40633

Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.

For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility and innovation at the heart of our designs. With over 8,250 colleagues globally and around 1000 in the UK & Ireland we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.


We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Transport Planning team in  Bangalore Office initially working as part of our Main Works of Civil on UK projects, by recruiting an experienced Transport Planners.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/ Transportation/ Infrastructure sectors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Transport Planners to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.

Main duties

  • Development and calibration/validation of transport models

  • Supporting technical report preparation for clients

  • Manage own work and continue to learn new techniques and software packages

  • Assist with assessing client requirements for modelling and related tasks

  • Preparing technical reports for clients

  • Act as technical lead on projects or modelling tasks, including overseeing inputs of junior staff

  • Skills transfer to junior team members


  • Transport Modelling Software (e.g. SATURN, CUBE, VISUM, EMME)

  • Familiarity with UK transport modelling guidance (e.g. TAG)

  • Knowledge of Economic Appraisal using TUBA, COBALT

  • Data analysis (including spreadsheets and databases) and problem-solving

  • Experienced in using Python, R, Visual Basic for Applications, or similar, to aid analysis and processing of data

  • Knowledgeable user of data analytics and mapping tools (GIS) and able to interpret quantitative transport models

  • Reporting of model results 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience in helping mentor more junior colleagues.

Other degrees

  • Around 6 years of relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree level qualification or above in relevant subject (e.g., Transport Planning/Engineering or Civil Engineering)


Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognise that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.

Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.


It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions, to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.

Apply and find out more about how Systra can support you in your career journey. If you require any adjustments to support you in your application or interview process please email:  where your request will be treated confidentially and with respect. We pledge to offer an interview to any candidates with a disability who apply for a role and meet the minimum criteria.

As we are always looking to expand our team, we would still be interested in hearing from you if you fulfil most, but not all, of the relevant criteria for the role – you could still be just what we are looking for.