AECOM Associate Director - Transport Planning in Glasgow, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Glasgow, Glasgow
This role has been created to meet existing and future demands and is intended to grow significantly over time, offering unlimited career progression potential for the right person. Our Transport Planning team plans and evaluates future transport schemes, forecasts demand and revenue, develops and evaluates transport policy, provides advisory services to various public sector bodies, develops business cases, undertakes economic appraisal, 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, mathematics, computer science or geography 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 with excellent knowledge of wider transport planning, and experience of business development and project management. 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 role (dependent on experience) will be as follows:
Successfully manage the delivery of projects in areas such as:
Take on the project leader role on a variety of projects and deal directly with clients
Support business development in the areas of transportation planning/engineering
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
Mentoring of staff
Liaise with and assist other AECOM business lines and geographies in the provision of transportation planning services to clients
Transport Planning including modelling and economic appraisal
Transport Business Case development
Transport Studies across a range of modes including active travel and public transport
Stakeholder engagement and communication
Strong skills in stakeholder management, appraisal, business case, development of an evidence base to support transport investment and communication to a range of audiences is desirable.
As a staff specialist, serves as a technical specialist for the office in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles or processes for an assigned area of responsibility (i.e., subject matter, function, type of facility or industry).
Has full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating assignments that are more complex than those handled by Planner 4.
Degree qualified in an analytical subject such as engineering, economics, mathematics, computer science or geography.
Extensive experience in transport planning.
Project Management experience.
We are essentially looking for a team player who is passionate about transport planning, who will support business development and will lead on delivery of projects.
We are looking for an excellent communicator who can bring innovation and enthusiasm to our business.
Professional qualification (TPP, CEng)
Line management experience
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 Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 248547BR
Additional Locations UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield
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.