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Graduate Consultants - Manchester

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting
Location: 

Manchester, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.

For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility and innovation at the heart of our designs. With over 8,250 colleagues globally and around 1000 in the UK & Ireland we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.

 

SYSTRA is expanding! Over the past few years we have significantly increased our Consultancy business in the UK and Ireland and expanded our services and market presence. We continue to grow our business and we are looking for exceptional Graduates to develop their career journey with us. SYSTRA is a multi-disciplinary transport consultancy business with projects running throughout and across all sectors of the engineering and transport planning industry in the UK and abroad. Our projects span all modes of transport from highways, to heavy and light rail, buses and active travel modes like cycling and walking. As such we need a wide range of skills to support the variety of projects that we deliver for our clients covering our wide range of services.

 

Our Graduates will be given the opportunity to work as Assistant Consultants on a range of projects across the key disciplines below to gain broad insight and skills which will enable considered career development. The roles can be based from our offices across the UK & Ireland with initial working from home.

 

  • Transport Planning
  • Transport Modelling
  • Social & Market Research
  • Development & Infrastructure - Engineering Design
  • Public Transport

 

WHAT SKILLS ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

We would be very interested in applications from graduates in the below disciplines:

  • Numerical, Research & Economic
  • Transport planning or modelling
  • Geographical & environmental
  • Civil Engineering

 

Most importantly we want people with a passion for the transport world, an enquiring mind, great attention to detail, tenacity and team working skills.

 

Additional beneficial experience would be:

  • Qualitative & quantitative research skills
  • Working with complex datasets
  • Transport or mathematical modelling
  • Computer skills including some of the following:
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Programming / coding
  • Statistical analysis packages

 

 

Please include a covering letter detailing preferred office location, area of interest and why, with your submission.

 

Why SYSTRA?

Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Flexibility
Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognise that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.

Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.

Wellbeing

It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions, to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.

Apply and find out more about how Systra can support you in your career journey. If you require any adjustments to support you in your application or interview process please email:

reasonableadjustments@systra.com  where your request will be treated confidentially and with respect. We pledge to offer an interview to any candidates with a disability who apply for a role and meet the minimum criteria.

As we are always looking to expand our team, we would still be interested in hearing from you if you fulfil most, but not all, of the relevant criteria for the role – you could still be just what we are looking for.


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