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AECOM Associate Director- Transport Modelling in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

Working within a collaborative and supportive team and office environment. A key part of this role is working closely with peers and Directors across UK and Ireland offices as well as opportunities for international projects. In this role, you will also provide management, leadership, mentoring and technical advice to the modelling team.

The Team

Our Transport Planning and Modelling team has supported and delivered high-profile projects in the West Midlands and across the UK for a variety of interesting clients.

The Role

As an Associate Director, you will work closely with our Transport Planning and Modelling teams in Birmingham and colleagues from the Roads and Streets and Environment sectors across the UK and Ireland. You will specify and manage the development of traffic models underpinning our advice to clients, including primary data collection, model network development, model calibration and validation, model testing and sense checking.

You will be expected to coordinate and integrate the modelling analysis across the wider project team, ensuring that the model outputs fully address and meet the clients objectives in a robust and compliant way. You will be expected to interrogate and interpret the modelling outputs in clear and comprehensive reports, technical notes and presentations that fully meet client needs.

You will lead small and medium-sized projects and significant workstreams within larger projects with limited supervision, ensuring consistent application of best practice techniques.

You will also contribute to the production and delivery of proposals and bids related to our market area, leading on small and medium sized bids. You will also use and liaise with the Global Design Centre for project delivery.

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive experience and detailed knowledge of simulation software packages including one or more of the following - SATURN, VISUM, VISSIM, TUBA, PARAMICS, CUBE, EMME and spreadsheet modelling.

  • Knowledge and experience in the preparation and management of multi-modal transport modelling and forecasting and experience in appraisal and evaluation of transport proposals.

  • Understand how data is used in modelling with good analytical, data manipulation or statistical skills.

  • Knowledge of key guidance documents, such as WebTAG.

  • Leadership in producing quality client reports to a high technical standard.

  • Ability to liaise and engage with clients and key stakeholders

  • Good technical and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree qualified in a relevant discipline (or equivalent) in Engineering, Geography, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Planning or a related discipline.

  • Appropriate professional status with membership of a relevant professional chartered institute.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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 Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

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

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247405BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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