Share this Job

Consultant/Principal Consultant - Strategic Modelling

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

London, Woking, Birmingham, Ne, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
Job number: 



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.

Understand better who we are by visiting


SYSTRA Consultancy are hiring! Due to significant growth plans within our Modelling and Appraisal teams, and a strong pipeline of exciting and diverse projects, we have opportunities from Consultant to Principal Consultant in our Strategic Modelling team to join SYSTRA The roles can be based in our UK or Ireland offices and we operate a hybrid working model which allows significant flexibility to balance office presence with working from home. The role will focus on delivering projects for high profile public and private sector bodies that use strategic highway, public transport and/or multi-modal models. With the support of the Modelling and Appraisal, Public Transport and Transport Planning teams, you will play a key role in delivering/managing projects.



  • Development and calibration/validation of transport models
  • Supporting technical report preparation for clients
  • Preparation of proposal tenders and study methodologies
  • Manage own work and continue to learn new techniques and software packages
  • Attending meetings and communicating with internal and external client
  • Assist with assessing client requirements for modelling and related tasks
  • With the support of the Modelling and Appraisal team, Public Transport and Transport Planning teams, you will play a key role in delivering/managing projects.
  • 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



  • Degree level qualification or above 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 Experience with Strategic Transport Modelling Software (e.g. SATURN, CUBE, VISUM, EMME)
  • 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



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

Job Segment: Consulting, Data Analyst, Service, Technology, Data, Strategy, Contract