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Principal Transport Modeller

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

London, GB

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.

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We are currently seeking an experienced Transport Modeller - Public Transport to be a technical lead and project manager within our team in London. As our workload continues to increase we want to strengthen our team and enhance our skills-set through the appointment of an experienced consultant with the drive and motivation to lead project work, win new work, and mentor more junior colleagues. The successful applicant will have the confidence, a variety of technical abilities reflective of the variety of projects we undertake, and enthusiasm to manage and deliver projects with minimal supervision.



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 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.
  • Rail demand forecasting using industry standards (PDFH and WebTAG)
  • 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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