AECOM Senior Consultant (Transport Planning) in Exeter, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter
We are looking to recruit a Senior Consultant as part of our Transportation Team in Exeter.
You will have a key role in delivering business case and transport strategy projects for our clients on the South West Peninsula, notably Cornwall Council and Peninsula Transport as well as further afield. You will be part of a growing team supporting this work and providing a resource for our increasing portfolio of clients across the South West.
We are seeking an experienced individual with a proven track record in transport planning and with experience of delivering projects to meet HM Treasury Green Book and Business Case (the Five Case Model) guidance. You will need to have an aptitude for project and people management and be excited by the challenge of being part of a developing team.
Our Exeter Transportation Team is part of a thriving multi-disciplinary office with 90 staff and a key contributor to our large and growing Transportation business (around 60 staff) across the South West, located across offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth and Cornwall.
As a Senior Consultant you will:
Be responsible for managing tasks and directing junior staff in their work.
Produce business cases to meet the requirements of local authorities, the DfT or other reviewing organisations;
Support funding submissions for local authority clients to help them in securing financing for the delivery of transport infrastructure;
Be able to work with other teams, quickly developing a good understanding of multiple channels of information and with the ability to draft drafting compelling reports which both meet the required guidance and engage the reader.
There will also be opportunities to support business development and bidding activities within the South West.
Bachelor’s Degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field;
Broad experience of Transport Planning;
Proven track record of business cases with knowledge of HM Treasury Green Book and DfT WebTAG and Business Case guidance;
Strong analytical abilities.
Strong communication skills;
Open and collaborative ethos;
Flexible and approachable behaviour.
Member of a professional organisation;
Experience of transport modelling and appraisal;
Familiarity with Highways England PCF product requirements;
Project management experience and understanding of the concepts of cost control, quality control and project schedules.
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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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 United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 231717BR
Clearance Required 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.