(PM108) Associate / Associate Director: Micro-simulation

Associate / Associate Director: Micro-simulation Modelling         

Birmingham, London and Manchester

The global leader in public transport infrastructure, our client has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957.

Owing to significant growth plans within our clients Modelling and Appraisal teams, and a strong pipeline of exciting and diverse projects, they have opportunities for experienced Associate and Associate Director Microsimulation Modellers to in Birmingham, Manchester or London offices. 

  • With the support of the Modelling and Appraisal team, Public Transport and Transport Planning teams, you will play a key role in delivering/managing projects.
  • Preparing technical reports for clients
  • Preparation of proposal tenders and study methodologies
  • Act as technical lead on projects or modelling tasks, including overseeing inputs of junior staff
  • Skills transfer to junior team members
  • Attending meetings and communicating with internal and external client

  • Degree level qualification or above in a relevant subject (e.g. Transport Planning, Geography, Mathematics, Economics or Engineering)
  • Masters degree in Transport Planning or similar an advantage
  • Achieved or actively working towards post graduate qualification (TPP, CEng etc) would be desirable
  • Substantial post-qualification experience in transport modelling in a consultancy or local authority setting
  • Significant experience with one or more of microsimulation modelling software package (e.g. VISSIM, PARAMICS, AIMSUN)
  • Demonstrable experience winning and delivering projects
  • Track record of business development, helping to advance internal systems/process, drive profitability and revenue growth, and a strong reputation in the transport profession highly desirable,
  • Understanding of development and application of microsimulation transport models
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Experience managing projects and teams, as well as working independently.
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams.
Wider experience of transport planning/highway engineering, project management experience, involvement in work-winning activities including tender preparation, and knowledge of GIS software and computer programming (e.g. VBA, Python) would be desirable.