Region: UK Various
Category: Transport modelling
Closes: 30 Apr 2024
Salary: Unspecified
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Principal 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 it’s 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 2024 and beyond…

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

This role is based in any of our offices across England and Wales.


Your new role, what's involved?


  • Undertaking a lead project management role on public sector projects from concept through to submission of final deliverables
  • Being active on a number of projects / client accounts at any given time
  • Supporting the development of further business through client relationship building, excellent delivery and bidding activities
  • Providing proactive leadership to secure all round collaborative, cooperative and harmonious working relationships, with clients, colleagues, and staff.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with key clients based upon achievement of excellence in service provision with high levels of technical competence and client satisfaction.
  • Keeping up-to-date with relevant standards and policies; raise WSP profile by networking, and attending conferences.
  • Mentoring colleagues with less experience and creating opportunities for success.
  • Delivering to agreed personal targets.


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


  • A numerate first degree in Transport, Mathematics, Geography, Civil Engineering, Planning or a related subject is essential.
  • An MSc in Transport Planning/Engineering is desirable.
  • Chartership in any of the following: CEng or TPP (desirable)
  • Detailed understanding of contemporary transport policy and practice and be able to convert that understanding into practical solutions for our clients (essential)
  • Knowledge of appropriate transport planning guidance and best practice (essential)
  • Significant experience of delivering a wide range of transport planning projects (essential)
  • Experience of working with local authority and regional bodies in the South West (desirable)
  • Significant experience of development funding bids and business cases (desirable)
  • Highly numerate with strong problem-solving skills and innovative thinking (essential)
  • Significant experience and capability in financially and programme managing projects (essential)
  • A flair for translating complex problems into elegant solutions and delivering and demonstrating this value to our clients (essential)
  • Leading and delivering stakeholder engagement activities (essential)
  • Experience of operating as a lead client contact for consultancy services (essential)
  • Experience of team management responsibilities e.g. line management and operations (essential)
  • 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

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