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Public Transport Consultant

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

London, 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 currently have immediate opportunities to join our Public Transport team in the Consultancy business, at grades up to Principal Consultant. We offer flexibility to work from home, focussing on demanding and innovative projects delivering to our strategic client base, and are open to basing successful candidates at any of our offices in the UK and Ireland. The primary role is to support the safe delivery of work packages and small projects, and proposal development.  Whilst experience in public transport consultancy would be an advantage, we are also interested to hear from candidates with relevant experience gained at transport operators, or from recent graduates with a specific interest in public transport with the skills described below.


As our workload continues to increase we want to strengthen our team and enhance our skills-set through the appointment of an experienced consultant.


Responsibilities will include:


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


Experience Required:


  • Degree in a relevant subject (Transport Planning, Maths, Science, Geography etc.)
  • Significant experience in Transport modelling with broader transport planning skills.
  • Data Analysis and Problem-Solving skills
  • Experience of the development and application of transport models
  • Spreadsheet Modelling (following Modelling Best Practice Guidelines)
  • Analysing and reporting model results
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of government transport policy and guidelines
  • Project Management
  • Proposal Writing
  • Working for private and public-sector clients
  • Quality Assurance
  • Awareness of industry standard processes and databases (LENNON, NRPS, NTS, etc.)


Desirable skills:

  • Operating Cost Modelling
  • Performance Modelling

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

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