Ireland - Dublin, Dublin
AECOM’s Transport Planning 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, 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 governmental agencies, 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.
A role (dependent on experience) will be as follows:
Successfully manage the delivery of projects in areas such as:
Transport Planning including modelling and economic appraisal
Strategic Transport Plans
Delivery of Major Road and Public Transport Schemes
Planning and Design of Traffic and Demand Management Schemes
Technology in relation to Smart Cities, Smart Vehicles, MaaS etc
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
Liaise with and assist other AECOM business lines and geographies in the provision of transportation planning services to clients
AECOM in Dublin:
The AECOM office in Dublin has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland, as well as internationally, in both the urban and rural environment.
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.
Relevant Degree in engineering, transport planning, economics, mathematics, computer science or geography or other relevant area
Minimum experience in transport planning or a related area
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 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.
Relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. C Eng, TPP) would be desirable
Experience in the use of modelling and economic appraisal packages such as VISUM, VISSIM, Paramics, SATURN, CUBE, ArcGIS and TUBA.
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.
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)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 213358BR
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.