(PM47) Snr or Principal Consultant, Strategy & Economics

Our clients strategy and economics team is seeking to recruit an experienced transport planning professional with a range of relevant technical skills and the ability to manage challenging projects.

The role involves working with existing clients and developing relationships with new clients.

With a leading presence in the market for public sector transport strategy, transport appraisal and evaluation, and spatial economics, the successful candidate will work on projects for a range of clients including Central Government, emerging Sub-National Transport Bodies, Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Transport Authorities, and think tanks/research bodies.

Key accountabilities:

The post-holder will be required to:
  • contribute towards the submission of effective proposals in order to support work winning for the team;
  • manage and deliver successful projects (time, cost, quality) as Project Manager;
  • broaden and deepen their own skill set in order to improve marketability to our clients and as internal project resource;
  • contribute to effective team performance;
  • manage and supervise more junior members of the team;
  • manage and drive their own career path and network; and
  • develop and provide technical expertise.

Applicants will:
  • be passionate about the role of transport in supporting local, regional and national objectives;
  • demonstrate intelligent understanding of the transport sector, the immediate market place and the key factors affecting it;
  • be educated to degree level (2:1 or equivalent) from one of the following disciplines - Economics, Mathematics, Operational Research, Engineering, Transport Planning, Geography, or other numerical or transport-related subject;
  • ideally, hold an MSc in a relevant discipline, but this is not essential;
  • have demonstrable project management experience including the ability to deliver high quality, profitable work within project deadlines;
  • have a deep working knowledge of HMT Green Book and DfT WebTAG business case requirements (and ideally knowledge of other, non-transport appraisal methods);
  • have strong skills in data manipulation and analysis across a range of software packages (e.g. MS Excel, Stata, SPSS, R);
  • have strong communications skills including:

For further information contact Peter on 020 8690 9942 or 07881788772