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Senior Consultant (Rail Modelling)

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.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Transport Planner to join our growing Modelling and Appraisal team in our London office.


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


The Role:


The role will focus on developing demand, revenue and/or financial models, business cases, providing related advice, working on transportation projects for both public and private sector clients. With the support of the Modelling and Appraisal, Public Transport and Transport Planning teams in London and across the UK, you will play a key role in delivering/managing projects and supporting business development activities.


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




  • Data Analysis and Problem-Solving skills
  • Experience of the development and application of transport models
  • Rail demand forecasting using industry standards (PDFH and WebTAG)
  • 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


Other desirable skills and experiences


  • Operating Cost Modelling
  • Awareness of industry standard processes and databases (LENNON, NRPS, NTS, etc.)


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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