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Programme Manager

  • Job reference: TR-002073
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Epsom, Aldershot, London
Atkins’ Transportation business is currently expanding our team of Intelligent Transport System Engineers and Transport Technology Consultants. We are delivering several technology programmes for Highways England improvements to the CCTV network on the Strategic Road Network.

Your responsibilities will include acting as programme manager and leading suitable tasks with minimal supervision. Projects involve advising and supporting clients in the deployment of technology on the road network and associated control centres. Our team assists public sector organisations in a wide number of activities, across the life cycle of a project. Typically, these include:

• Business case development, requirements capture and specification design
• Project and programme management, dealing with stakeholders and risk & change management
• System procurement including reviewing and assessing contractor proposals
• Research and feasibility studies into new technologies including connected and autonomous vehicles

The role involves supporting clients across this range of activities on small, medium and large projects.


• Degree (or equivalent) and relevant professional qualification (or potential to apply)
• Some experience of delivering consultancy projects and technology solutions in a transport related environment
• Flexibility to support different roles on projects including project management, technical and advisory roles
• Understanding of complex issues and capture client and system requirements
• Ability to deliver assignments within tight time constraints
• An understanding of commercial constraints and how they affect consultancy and client projects
• Ability to work as part of a team in a multi-discipline environment
• An awareness of project risks and how to manage them, including health and safety
• Programme benefits identification, management and realisation
• Client focus and ability to develop effective relationships with clients
• Ability to manage time across multiple projects for various clients
• Proven ability to learn new skills and understand complex technical projects rapidly
• Excellent problem solving skills and able to develop new and innovative ideas
• Ability to contribute to business development through client relationships and bids

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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