SYSTRA Ltd

Contact: Phil Pritchard
Region: England - West Midlands
Location: Birmingham
Category: Transport modelling
Closes: Thursday 31st January 2019
Salary: Unspecified

Senior and Principal Consultants (Strategic Modelling)

Job Description

Due to continued growth within our Modelling and Appraisal teams, and a strong pipeline of exciting and diverse projects, we have opportunities for talented strategic and microsimulation modellers at Senior and Principal Consultant grades to join SYSTRA’s Birmingham office.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Development and calibration/validation of transport models
  • Preparing technical reports for clients
  • Preparation of proposal tenders and study methodologies
  • Manage own work and continue to learn new techniques and software packages
  • Act as technical lead on projects or modelling tasks, including overseeing inputs of junior staff
  • Skills transfer to junior team members
  • Attending meetings and communicating with internal and external client
  • Assist with assessing client requirements for modelling and related tasks

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL HAVE:

  • Degree level qualification or above
  • Substantial post-qualification experience in transport modelling in a consultancy or local authority setting
  • Experience in 2 or more of VISSIM, VISUM, SATURN, Paramics, LinSig and TRANSYT

Experience in taking models through all TfL MAP stages would be beneficial, but not essential.

Wider experience of transport planning/highway engineering, project management experience, involvement in work-winning activities including tender preparation, and knowledge of GIS software and computer programming (e.g. VBA, Python) would be desirable.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE:

  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to innovate
  • High standard of written and verbal communication

We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with some opportunities for flexible working and career development.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to ukcareers@systra.com.

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.

 
 
 
 

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