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Senior/Principal Transport Planner

Country/Region:  IE
Field:  Consulting

Dublin, IE

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any


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.

Job Summary

SYSTRA’s Dublin Office wishes to recruit a Senior / Principal Transport Planner for its Modelling and Appraisal team. This role has been created to meet existing and future demands and offers significant career progression potential for the right person. Our modelling and appraisal team provide a wide range of services including; planning and evaluating future transport schemes, forecasting demand and revenue, developing and evaluating transport policy, providing advisory services to various governmental agencies, developing business cases and undertaking economic appraisals.  

The role will involve the following:


  • Transport Planning including modelling and economic appraisal;
  • Developing Strategic Transport Plans;
  • Planning and Design of Traffic and Demand Management Schemes;
  • Act as project manager including liaising with clients and other design teams;
  • Be responsible for the delivery of project solutions;
  • transportation analysis and the preparation of reports;
  • Prepare fee proposals and manage budgets for individual projects


The Candidate


The successful candidate will need to work as part of multi-disciplinary project teams and have experience with TII / National Transport Authority scheme appraisal and project management requirements. In addition, experience in some of the following areas would be required:


  • Strategic Transport Modelling (using SATURN, VISSUM, CUBE, etc.);
  • Micro-simulation modelling (Vissim and/ or Paramics);
  • Transportation Assessments;
  • Project Management; and
  • Report Writing and delivering presentations.




  • Relevant Degree in engineering, transport planning, economics, mathematics, computer science, geography or other relevant area
  • Experience in transport planning or a related area
  • Experience in the use of modelling and economic appraisal packages such as SATURN, VISUM, VISSIM, Paramics, CUBE, ArcGIS and TUBA
  • Strategic, practical and creative thinker
  • Proven strong analytic and technical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential to the role
  • Excellent project management, presentation, facilitation and writing skill


Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. CEng, TPP) would be desirable


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 committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and value applications from all.

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