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Consultant / Senior Consultant - SMR

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

Woking, 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 an opportunity for a Consultant/ Senior Consultant to join our growing Social Market Research team in our Woking office with extensive flexibility to work from home.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the research process, from research design and writing bids, to survey design, fieldwork management, data analysis and report writing.


There will be opportunities for task and project management, working with other experienced research managers and directors as well as our graduate researchers.


Our projects vary greatly, working with many different clients across the transport, water and environment industries to better understand public and stakeholder views, and better understand issues relating to the environment and sustainability, accessibility, and behaviour change.


We use both qualitative and quantitative research methods, designing each project to best meet our clients' needs.


Experience and Skills

  • Experienced in social and market research.
  • Experienced in both qualitative and quantitative research techniques, including undertaking depth interviews; focus groups; public and stakeholder engagement/workshops/consultations; designing, analysing and reporting on quantitative surveys.
  • Good numerical and data analysis skills.
  • Experienced in using SPSS Syntax.
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage own workload.
  • Some project management or task management experience required, within a client facing role.
  • Proposal writing/bid preparation experience, preferable.
  • A demonstrable interest in the transport industry, preferable.  
  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelors degree in relevant subject (e.g. social research methods, psychology, geography, mathematics, statistics).
  • Membership/certification of a relevant professional body desirable (e.g. MRS/SRA).




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

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