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Senior Consultant - Transport Modelling

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.

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We have a new opportunity for an experienced Senior Consultant – Transport Modelling to join our growing Modelling team from any of our UK offices (remote working initially with a hybrid model longer term.)


The successful candidate will join a growing and vibrant Transport Planning and Modelling team providing strong technical guidance whilst supporting work-winning with both existing and new clients.


The Role


The role will focus on developing strategic highway, public transport and/or multi-modal models. With the support of the Modelling and Appraisal, Public Transport and Transport Planning teams in across the UK, you will play a key role in delivering/managing projects.


Responsibilities will include:


  • Assisting with the technical delivery of transport modelling projects
  • Project management
  • Proposal management
  • Skill transfer to team members
  • Staff Mentoring
  • Client liaison and management
  • Identifying and effectively communicating client/project objectives
  • Model quality assurance
  • Preparation and delivery of technical reports and presentations




  • Graduate level in a relevant subject (e.g. Transport Planning, Geography, Mathematics, Economics or Engineering)      
  • Masters degree in Transport Planning or similar an advantage
  • Achieved or actively working towards post graduate qualification (TPP, CEng etc) would be desirable
  • Significant experience with Strategic Transport Modelling Software (e.g. SATURN, CUBE, VISUM, EMME)
  • Microsimulation Modelling (e.g. PARAMICS, VISUM, AIMSUN, LEGION)
  • Understanding of development and application of transport models including knowledge of industry standards (e.g. WebTAG)
  • Knowledge of Economic Appraisal
  • Data analysis (including spreadsheets and databases) and problem-solving
  • Reporting of model results  
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.


Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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