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Senior ITS Engineer, Dubai

  • Job reference: ME-005530
  • Sector: Information Communications, Infrastructure, Transportation
  • Location: Dubai

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Atkins’ Transportation & Infrastructure business in the Middle East is currently looking to employ a Senior ITS Engineer within the Systems & Technology Practice. With government investment expected, we are looking for experienced professionals that have enthusiasm and experience in applying consultancy solutions in a transport technology context.
 
The successful candidate will have a background in Intelligent Transport Systems and / or public transport technology ideally with experience including Smart Ticketing, Real Time Passenger Information, UTC/UTMC systems and other local authority systems. Your experience will enable you to provide high quality consultancy as part of a project team.

 

Responsibilities

 
With over 500 staff in the T&I business assisting public and private sector organisations in a wide number of activities, providing ‘whole life’ consultancy across a breadth of projects. Typically, these include:
  • Strategic and technical advice, feasibility and scoping.
  • Business case development, requirements capture, specification design and other project inception activities.
  • Development of standards.
  • Design and development of key highway technology systems.
  • Commissioning and acceptance testing.
  • 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
    Calibration and optimisation of network management systems, e.g. traffic signals, ramp Metering, smart motorways
    Economic appraisal and evaluation of technology schemes


Requirements
 
We are seeking a client focussed professional with experience of providing consultancy support for delivery of intelligent transport systems projects to public sector clients in the Middle East & Africa region. This person will have the ability to work independently in the development of new business – notably with local authorities – to develop effective relationships securing on-going revenue.
 
Key attributes will include
  • Good degree and/or relevant professional qualification or equivalent
  • Delivery of projects including project management and advisory roles
  • Ability to understand complex issues and capture client and system requirements
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a multi-discipline environment
  • Proven ability to rapidly learn new skills and understand complex technical projects
  • Excellent problem solving skills and able to develop new and innovative ideas
Candidates will
  • Have strong existing relations with potential clients in the public sector, notably with local authorities that can be used to secure on-going fee based consultancy business.
  • Be required to prepare bids, act as project manager and be willing to lead appropriately sized tasks themselves.
  • Deliver high quality, innovative client solutions for Intelligent Transport Systems projects.
  • Undertake project management duties on projects of a broad range of projects to standards and procedures (internal and client).
  • 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
  • Calibration and optimisation of network management systems, e.g. traffic signals, ramp Metering, smart motorways
  • Economic appraisal and evaluation of technology schemes

Next Steps

All applicant will be reviewed against the above criteria and contacted accordingly.

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