United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
We are growing our strategic consultancy offering and looking to recruit a transportation professional. In this role, you be collaborating on research to create standards and best practice guidance related to road user safety and resilience.
You will need to be a good communicator and should have a proven track record in supporting the delivery of innovative and cost-effective transportation solutions relating to road user safety and resilience. As part of the team you will be exposed to the whole research process from bidding, through design and delivery, to drafting guidance and transferring knowledge into practice.
Working together with the wider team, you will be responsible for ensuring that their tasks are delivered on time and to a high standard. The role would suit a self-motivated individual with good attention to detail who can be flexible and to undertake a range of different tasks.
Develop novel bespoke solutions on a project-by-project basis
Capture, review, collate and report information from a variety of sources
Display a positive attitude to all activities and tenacity to meet deadlines
Display initiative whilst consulting with colleagues when appropriate
Demonstrate ability to exert influence over situations and resources
Demonstrate capability and judgement in the performance of tasks
Apply appropriate standards and technology in the performance of tasks
Work flexibly and contribute to the work and performance of the team
Communicate professionally with colleagues and clients
Uphold the safety, ethical and quality standards of AECOM
Implement and adhere to robust project management procedures.
Demonstrable experience of data analysis, interpretation and reporting
Relevant experience working with government transport based clients (e.g. DfT, Highways England, Network Rail, London Underground, TfL, Transport Scotland, Office of Rail Regulation, Rail Safety and Standards Board, local authorities), or in a research establishment (including well-respected universities)
Experience of providing engineering / technical management consultancy/research advice to such clients.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and stakeholder management and workshop facilitation skills.
Knowledge of the key issues and opportunities facing transportation in the UK
Demonstrable discipline areas of interest are transportation policy and strategy; maintenance contracts; asset management including assessment of highways and rail renewal programmes; managed motorways expertise; lean construction; safety and simulations; transport operations; risk analysis; statistical analysis; technology; financial modelling; transport planning
Degree (minimum) ideally in a transport related discipline
Master degree / PhD preferable
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
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 / Roads + Highways
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 235985BR
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.