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AECOM Consultant, Development Transport Planning, Belfast in Belfast, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM are currently recruiting for a Consultant transport planner to join our Development Planning team in Northern Ireland. We are looking to enhance and grow this team with individuals with sound technical background that share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload. Our Development Planning team work on projects in Northern and Republic of Ireland. These are frequently multi-disciplinary projects, undertaken in collaboration with colleagues from across AECOM. Our Development teams work with private and public sector clients, architects, planners and other property professionals across all sectors throughout the development life cycle; providing services from site feasibility through to completion. We undertake transport assessments, travel plans, parking statements, and service management plans support our environmental colleagues in preparing transport chapters of environmental statements and provide key transport inputs to the development of development masterplans. Development Planning clients include property developers, house builders, retailers, Translink, universities, Hospitals/Trusts, local authorities and contractors. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven background in development-related transport analysis and assessment, with wider experience in project management and supervisory skills. We would expect excellent written and oral communication skills which we would continue to develop, as well as experience in client fronting and negotiation with local and transport authorities. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about working on a range of projects which support development at various stages of its life, particularly in light of the evolving transport planning, behavioural and technology landscape in which we work.

Job responsibilities:

  • Good time management and ability to work toward project completion for our clients Quality focus, ensuring traffic analysis is technically correct and that data management is well organised.

  • Detailed junction analysis using Junctions9/10 and LINSIG/TRANSYTCommunicating the results of our work to a range of audiences Writing of Transport Development Planning reports including Transport Assessment Forms, Transport Assessments, Parking Statements, Travel Plans and Service Management PlansCollaboration with colleagues throughout AECOM to develop and realise business growth opportunities.



  • An understanding, and experience in the field, of Development Planning;

  • Experience of dealing with clients, local authorities and other regulatory bodies;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and and ability to work in a consultancy environment and working to tight deadlines.

  • A team player who can work as part of wider project teams across disciplines and geographies – making high quality technical contributions.

  • Extensive experience of industry standard junction capacity assessment applications such as Junctions 9/10 and LINSIG/TRANSYT.

  • Have a sound commercial awareness and demonstrate the importance of effective financial management; and be accountable for establishing and achieving business goals


A degree in an analytical subject such as engineering, geography, mathematics, planning, economics or similar.Membership of a relevant professional institution (CIHT, CILT, IHE, TPS, IPI, ICE etc.).A masters degree in a relevant subject is desirable but is not essential.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept applications for this position from candidates requiring Sponsorship.

Your benefits will include:Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Defence Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We OfferWhen you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighbourhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10063053

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Planning