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Experienced Transport Economist / Transport Strategy Planner

  • Job reference: TR-002836
  • Sector: Management Consultancy, Planning, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: United Kingdom
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. We are looking for a dynamic individual with extensive experience in delivering and managing Transportation projects involving economic appraisal and cost benefit analysis to lead projects and key work streams, working as part of a wider team analysing and appraising the impact of transport schemes and preparing business cases to justify investment.

Our future workload is growing alongside current projects such as Crossrail 2 and Highways England’s Road Investment Programme for schemes across the South East. This gives us a major catalyst to deliver our ambitious growth plans across our practices in the UK. Join us and it could be a defining milestone for your career.

Looking at complex projects from every angle, you’ll help our customers to find the best solutions to their transport challenges. Working with Highways England, DfT, Transport for London, local authorities and private sector clients, we analyse all kinds of schemes from road investment and new railways to bus rapid transit and transport technology projects. We advise on everything from project costs and benefits to the best options and new ways to unlock investment.

Join our Strategy & Business Case team and you’ll enhance your skills as well as develop those of emerging professionals. You will be working on projects of all sizes. Here, the pace is fast. The training is excellent. And you’ll make the most of your advanced analytical skills, client focus, commercial acumen and ability to deliver projects to deadline and budget.

Atkins is a major infrastructure consultancy with 18,000 professionals worldwide. Now a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, this is the best time yet to join us and boost your career. We’re very agile in the way we work and respond to new challenges. We deliver innovative solutions by working closely with our customers at every stage of a project. Our wider business is actively working on all kinds of great projects from smart motorways to driverless cars, giving you endless possibilities to be at the forefront shaping the future of transportation.

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to:
• Take responsibility for teams delivering technical work
• Mentor team members, continuing to develop and enhance a successful team
• Oversee the financial / commercial management of projects

Essential Criteria
• Proven track record in applying a range of relevant analytical techniques to meet varying client / project requirements on a diverse range of projects including experience using analytical and research tools such as databases;
• Strong awareness and proficiency in a range of modelling / assessment tools such as TUBA, MOIRA, transport models and bespoke spreadsheet modelling;
• Solid capability in applying transport economic appraisal techniques, tools and guidance
• Acumen in developing appropriate solutions to project challenges and enthusiasm for innovation
• Excellent analytical, numeracy and problem solving skills
• The ability to work effectively within a team
• Good organisational, time and budget management skills
• Ability to communicate effectively with others
• Numerate, economics or transport related degree subject and ideally a relevant post graduate qualification
• Dynamic, enthusiastic, proactive and passionate about transportation.

We offer a fantastic environment with fresh, modern offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the leading edge of our industry. Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress.

You’ll gain experience on a diverse range of industry-leading projects. Have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK, and the globe. Benefit from our promotion-from-within policy. And you’ll enjoy an exceptional rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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