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AECOM Senior Consultant in Cork, Ireland

Job Summary

Are you an ambitious and motivated Senior Transport Planner/Modeller?

Do you want to work on high profile projects across the island of Ireland and farther afield that cover all modes of transport?

Are you eager to manage projects and develop your skills in this field?

Can you mentor and develop a growing team of transport planners?

If the answers to these questions are yes, then we are looking to expand our teams in our Dublin, Cork and Belfast offices to work on a number of exciting new projects to support sustainable economic growth and development across the region. Examples of our current projects include:

  • DART+ Programme

  • BusConnects

  • Luas Lucan

  • Navan Rail Extension

  • National Emissions Model

  • M50 Variable Speed Limits

  • Rail Freight Strategy

  • Greater Dublin Area Cycle Strategy

  • Active Travel Research

  • Numerous town and region transport studies

  • Connected Autonomous Vehicles Studies

  • Dublin Airport Masterplan

A key part of this role is working closely with our associates and directors within Transportation and other disciplines across our offices. You will provide leadership, mentoring and technical advice for team members and the wider business. As such, you will need to have experience and knowledge of the full range of transport planning.

AECOM has a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams, a global reach and diversified market penetration. Our clients include government bodies, national and local authorities and international clients. We develop and use some of the most sophisticated techniques, encourage innovation and offer a comprehensive internal training programme to encourage professional and technical development.

You will be supported in this role by other like-minded individuals and a team with international recognition in many areas of transport planning. Collectively, you will form a team that delivers quality products, that satisfies the needs of our clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • As a Senior Transport Planner/Modeller, you will be an important member of our Transport Planning, Policy and Modelling team.

  • You will assist with the specification and management of transport planning projects and programmes, provide advice and support to junior staff and assist in the development of business opportunities.

  • You will lead workstreams within projects with limited supervision, taking responsibility for the technical quality of the work and ensuring that best practice techniques are applied consistently.

  • You will also contribute to the production and delivery of larger proposals and bids related to our market area from time to time and lead on smaller proposals and bids.

  • You will take responsibility for the technical development of junior staff, providing on-the-job coaching and mentoring.

Minimum Requirements

  • An analytical mind and background and broad understanding of current transportation trends and issues.

  • Knowledge and an appreciation of the current Irish transport sector.

  • Experience in areas such as transport strategy, modelling, planning and business case development which demonstrates excellent technical capabilities (literacy, numeracy, communication).

  • A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a consultancy environment, contributing to effective client relationships and working to tight deadlines.

  • A team player who can work as part of wider project teams across disciplines and geographies – making high quality technical contributions.

  • Proven analytical, data manipulation or statistical skills using appropriate software;

  • You need to have strong technical, communication and report writing skills;

  • You should be able to explain technical concepts to others, especially our graduates and anyone else who may ask

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree/Masters qualification in an analytical subject (e.g. engineering, geography, mathematics, economics, spatial planning) from an accredited college or university, or overall equivalent experience.

  • Membership of, or working towards membership of, a relevant chartered professional institution such as the Engineers Ireland, CIHT or TPS

  • Working towards professional chartership, such as the Transport Planning Professional (TPP) qualification or Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249378BR

Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Dublin - 24 Lower Hatch Street, IE - Galway Technology Park

Virtual: No

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.