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Senior Wayfinding Consultant

  • Job reference: TR-002758
  • Sector: Atkins UK
  • 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 development 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 an experienced Wayfinding Consultant for our transport planning business and would like to discuss this exciting opportunity with prospective candidates.    Collaborating with specialists from across our business, the Wayfinding team provides award-winning design services to public and private sector clients across a broad range of environments, including airports, rail stations, cities/towns, galleries, retail areas and office spaces. 

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. Our team provides the full range of wayfinding design solutions to clients, including high level scheme strategies, signposting and sign placement strategies, graphic design and product design. Looking at

complex projects from every angle, you’ll help our customers to find the best solutions to their  wayfinding challenges.

We have a network of offices across the UK but we are particularly keen to hear from candidates based in London, Birmingham or Manchester. Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress.

The Candidates

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and driven individual to join our Wayfinding team.  Successful applicants will be flexible, self-motivated and will be expected to demonstrate a capability in the following:

  • 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
  • Experience in developing a range of wayfinding solutions to meet varying client requirements
  • Software skills in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator

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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