Region: UK Various
Location: United Kingdom
Category: Transport modelling
Closes: 30 Apr 2024
Salary: Unspecified
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Transport Modeller, England or Wales

Job Description

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!


In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2023 and beyond…

To find out more about our Transport business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP:


Your new role, what's involved?


  • Leading and delivering a range of public or private sector projects from transport strategies, major scheme development, options appraisal, business cases and demand forecasting across all modes of travel
  • Actively Project Managing your projects and management of project teams across a range of disciplines
  • Scoping client requirements for modelling, and specification of related model tasks
  • Developing transport models with tasks including but not limited to model building, calibration/validation, model testing and auditing, checking and analysis of model outputs
  • Working and mentored by senior team members and transferring skills to junior team members
  • Interpreting data and information, including preparation of technical reports and proposals for clients
  • Contributing to our process of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing relating to transport modelling across our national transport planning business


We'd love to hear from you if you have:


  • A degree (or equivalent) in a numerate, transport or related discipline
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of transport policy, appraisal guidance and techniques.
  • Proven project management experience, with the ability to deliver client satisfaction and commercial success
  • Good written and verbal communication skills especially experience in explaining transport modelling outputs to a non-technical audience
  • In-depth experience in developing transport models from first principles including forecasting
  • Ability to independently devise study methodology and apply in a non-transport context
  • Proven ability to build, calibrate and validate transport models with minimum supervision
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in at least one strategic modelling package e.g VISUM
  • Knowledge and application of Green Book principles, DfT TAG transport appraisal and business case development
  • The ability to understand the inputs to transport models and how resulting outputs can be used creatively to underpin a range of investment decisions
  • Client experience desirable



What's in it for you?


  • Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.

  • Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.

  • Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

  • Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

  • Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.


Apply now and be the future of WSP!



Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

How to Apply

Please follow the link below to apply:


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