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AECOM Graduate Consultant , Freight and Logistics -Croydon, Manchester 2023 in Croydon, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Our Freight and Logistics team provides specialist advice and support to private and public sector clients. AECOM speaks the language of the freight industry. We plan, design and deliver freight solutions.

As part of our AECOM Freight and Logistics Team, you will be involved in a wide variety of multimodal projects which include:

  • Logistics masterplanning

  • Delivery and servicing planning

  • Policy and regulation

  • Emission reduction

  • Freight and logistics research

  • Multi modal feasibility studies

  • Fleet reviews including alternative fuels

You will be mentored by industry specialists with ‘real world’ operational experience and given opportunities to grow your skill set.

Early work with us will typically be supporting senior staff with technical input into a variety of projects. In the freight team, key responsibilities are likely to include:

  • Assisting in data collection and analysis, including fieldwork

  • Undertaking consultation with the freight sector using a variety of approaches

  • Support senior team members in developing freight strategy, policy and research for a variety of clients

  • Assisting in the preparation of reports, presentations, bids and proposals

  • Attending meetings and workshops with clients and members of other disciplines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate a good technical understanding of Transport Planning

  • Demonstrable interest in Freight and Logistics and developing a career in this industry

  • Willing and able to work towards chartership with the TPS, CIHT, or ICE

  • Good Microsoft Office skills essential such as Word, Excel & PowerPoint

  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders and sub-contractors alike) and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss technical issues and capture feedback

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, with ambition and drive

  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole

  • Ability to work in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, Geography, Economics, Maths, or an MSc in Transport Planning with a 2:2 classification (or equivalent) or above

  • A Masters degree in Civil Engineering, Geography, Economics, Maths, or Transport Planning would be an advantage

  • Transport Planning modules or experience would be an advantage

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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254232BR

Clearance Required No

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.