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Principal Consultant - Transport Planning

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Principal Consultant - Transport Planning

JobID: 23339-1237208

Location: Dublin, IRL

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Principal Consultant - Transport Planning

Ireland - Dublin


**Job Summary**

AECOM in Ireland currently employs over 600 professionals in various sectors in the Republic and Northern Ireland, with over 200 working on Transport projects. The AECOM office in Dublin has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland, as well as internationally.

AECOM’s Transport Planning, Economics and Advisory team based in Dublin wishes to recruit a Principal Consultant. This role has been created to meet existing and future demands and is intended to grow significantly over time as our business evolves, offering unlimited career progression potential for the right person. Our team plans and evaluates future transport schemes, forecasts demand and revenue, develops and evaluates transport policy, provides advisory services to various governmental agencies, provides economic advice to policy makers in the field of transport and energy and more widely, develops business cases, as well as looking at the relationships between spatial planning and transport.

The ideal candidate will come from an analytical background, such as engineering, economics, data science, mathematics or computer science, and will have extensive experience in transport planning and key responsibilities listed in this recruitment notice.

We value a combination of analytical and communication skills, with a creative approach to problem solving, and are seeking an individual with an in depth appreciation of their chosen area. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a range of groundbreaking and innovative projects for a wide variety of clients.

The remit will be as follows:

+ Successfully manage the delivery of projects in areas such as:

+ Transport Planning including modelling and economic appraisal

+ Strategic Transport Plans

+ Major Road Schemes

+ Planning and Design of Traffic and Demand Management Schemes

+ Experience of working on a variety of projects as project leader with experience of dealing directly with clients

+ Support business development in the areas of transportation planning in Ireland and internationally

+ Project management activities such as project team co-ordination, monitoring schedule, budget compliance and invoicing

+ Communicate and work with project team to provide a high quality of service to our clients and ensure that all documentation conforms to client and company standards

+ Liaise with and assist other AECOM business lines and geographies in the provision of transportation planning services to clients

+ Mentoring staff

AECOM in Dublin offer the full package of services so whilst the role would be within the Transport Planning team, which includes strategy development, modelling, appraisal, policy, advisory etc, the successful candidate would work very closely with our Dublin based Network Operations, ITS, Strategic Highways, Economics and Cost Consultancy teams so would be exposed to, and expected to gain a grasp of, all aspects of project delivery. Our team in Ireland are currently working with the key transport agencies in Ireland including TII, NTA, DTTAS and farther afield with the EU Commission, World Bank etc. Staff from Dublin have also been involved in projects throughout the world including South Africa, the Middle East, Singapore, Romania, Russia and various other EU countries in the past number of years.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Relevant Degree in engineering, economics, data science, mathematics or computer science or other relevant area

+ Relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. C Eng) would be desirable

+ Minimum 5-10 years experience in the area of transport planning

+ Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

+ Strategic, practical and creative thinker

+ Proven strong analytic and technical skills

+ Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential to the role

+ Excellent project management, presentation, facilitation and writing skills

Regardless of academic or professional experience, we are essentially looking for a team player who is passionate about problem solving through the deployment of data extraction and optimisation techniques , who will support business development and will take a lead role in technical delivery and innovation.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Relevant Degree in engineering, economics, data science, mathematics or computer science or other relevant area

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Transportation_

**_Business Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _Ireland_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _181190BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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