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Consultant (Transport Planning/Traffic Engineering)

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

Manchester, 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 Transport Planner to join our growing Transport Planning/Traffic Engineering team in our Manchester City Centre office.


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


The role


The focus of the role is on delivering a wide range of transport planning services to public and private sector clients including:


  • Analysing travel demand and supply datasets
  • Economic appraisal
  • Transport Policy
  • Development Management
  • Transport assessments and travel plans for property developments
  • Access studies
  • Traffic modelling
  • Parking studies
  • Preliminary highway design
  • Interpretation of analysis
  • Reporting analysis to clients verbally and in writing


To be successful in the role you will need


  • Undergraduate degree in a subject involving numeracy, research, engineering and / or analysis
  • A Masters degree in transport planning or engineering would be an advantage
  • Written presentation of research, analysis and conclusions
  • Some experience in transport planning in consultancy or the public sector
  • Some knowledge of government transport policy and guidelines
  • Strong Numeracy skills
  • Experience in using spreadsheets


In return, we offer an excellent 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 an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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