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AECOM Principal Consultant in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Scotland, Edinburgh

Job Summary

This role has been created to meet existing and future demands and is intended to grow significantly over time, offering unlimited career progression potential for the right person. Our Transport Planning team plans and evaluates future transport schemes, forecasts demand and revenue, develops and evaluates transport policy, provides advisory services to various public sector bodies, develops business cases, undertakes economic appraisal, as well as looking at the relationships between spatial planning and transport.

We value a combination of analytical and communication skills, with a creative approach to problem-solving, and are seeking an individual with an in-depth appreciation of their chosen area with excellent knowledge of wider transport planning, and experience of business development and project management. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a range of groundbreaking and innovative projects for a wide variety of clients.

The role will be as follows:

  • Successfully manage the delivery of projects in areas such as:

  • Project Management

  • Take on the project leader role on a variety of projects and deal directly with clients

  • Support business development in the areas of transportation planning/engineering

  • Project management activities such as project team co-ordination, monitoring schedule, budget compliance and invoicing

  • Communicate and work with the project team to provide a high quality of service to our clients and ensure that all documentation conforms to client and company standards

  • Mentoring of staff

  • Liaise with and assist other AECOM business lines and geographies in the provision of transportation planning services to clients

  • Transport Planning including modelling and economic appraisal

  • Transport Appraisals

  • Transport Business Case development

  • Transport Studies across a range of modes including active travel and public transport

  • Stakeholder engagement and communication

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements

The ideal candidate will come from an analytical background, such as engineering, economics, mathematics, computer science or geography and will have extensive experience in transport planning and key responsibilities listed in this recruitment notice.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefered Qualifications

MSc in a transport-related discipline and (this is listed in the description) professional qualifications of TPP or CEng.

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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245457BR

Additional Locations UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street

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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