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Senior Travel Demand Management Specialist

  • Job reference: R-024743
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: London

Now part of the SNC-Lavalin group, Atkins’ UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented transport planners and engineering professionals. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.

The transportation infrastructure sector is experiencing unprecedented levels of investment and Atkins is playing lead roles in projects to upgrade existing transport networks to deliver future demand including major new road schemes, high-speed rail as well as extensive public transport enhancements. Consultants from Atkins and their partners in the supply chain, are working with government, local authorities, contractors and private developers to develop our future cities and infrastructure.

We have a growth plan to respond to this pipeline of work and we are currently recruiting talented individuals to help deliver transport planning projects for our expanding client base.  With over 300 specialists in our Transport Planning business we have the flexibility and resources to provide our clients with an extensive range of services including transport policy and strategy planning, traffic modelling, scheme appraisal, travel demand management, scheme design and development planning.

The Roles

We are recruiting a Senior Travel Demand Management Specialist for our Transport Planning business and would like to discuss this exciting opportunity with prospective candidates.    Collaborating with specialists from across our business as part of multi-disciplinary teams, the successful candidate should have a broad range of transport planning skills covering sustainable transport, travel demand management and travel planning, as well as excellent client engagement skills. The successful candidate will also have a track record in technical project delivery plus a proven capability in work winning, demonstrating commercial acumen and a dedication to delivering quality outputs and outcomes for our clients. This role is primarily project and client facing but will also support the local practice manager in growing and developing our staff and portfolio of work.

We’re a successful team with a well-balanced blend of skills to face our client needs and are looking for an enthusiastic individual to add further value to our offer to the marketplace. You will have a demonstrable track record and solid technical capability in the development of travel demand strategies to encourage sustainable travel behaviours and play a key role in work winning on a wide-range of transport planning areas including policy and strategy, travel demand management and stakeholder engagement.

With a network of offices across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland we are flexible where candidates can be based.  Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress.

Currently the roles are open for London and Birmingham. Please mention your location preference while applying

The Candidates

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Travel Demand Management Specialist to support our growing transport planning team.  Successful applicants will be flexible, self-motivated and will be expected to demonstrate a capability in the following:

  • Strong analytical, numeracy and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication with strong report writing capability
  • Ability to work under pressure and proven success in meeting deadlines
  • Confident team worker with ablity to work independently
  • Experience of working to time and budget constraints.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate technical skills and competencies such as:

  • Demonstrable project and people management skills
  • Experience in business development and work winning
  • Knowledgeable on current UK transport policy context
  • Stakeholder engagement and public consultation
  • Track record in delivering travel demand management projects
  • Air quality focused travel behaviour change
  • Construction work travel demand management on major projects
  • Development control support to Local Authorities, auditing, implementing and monitoring travel plans

Successful candidates will have:

  • A relevant transport planning, urban planning, geography, engineering degree or similar
  • A passion for transportation
  • Ideally, membership of a relevant professional institute

Rewards and Benefits

We started out as Atkins, one of the most respected international design, engineering and project management consultancies in the world. Today we are part of global giant SNC-Lavalin. Work with us and you’ll enjoy all the benefits a multinational company can offer — from great employee benefits, to travel and exposure to impressive world-wide clients and projects.

With a goal to be a truly diverse employer, we promote an inclusive culture for everyone in the SNC-Lavalin Atkins family and have an ongoing commitment to pursuing improvements for all underrepresented groups.

Additional Information

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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