AECOM Senior consultant, Transport Advisory, Ireland in Dublin, Ireland
AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment. We partner with our clients to build legacies for generations to come.
At AECOM, we foster a workplace where inclusive and diverse teams can thrive, harnessing the power of technology and the entrepreneurial spirit of our people to deliver market-leading innovations. Across the globe, we embrace sustainability by striving to make a positive, lasting impact on society and the environment through ambitious commitments, such as our science-based emissions reduction targets.
Do you a background in providing professional consultancy services, an interest in transport infrastructure and policy, and experience of working with stakeholders to solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions? If so, we are egar to talk to you.
AECOM is a global leader in transportation, our biggest business sector. AECOM in Ireland currently employs 750 professionals in total across the Republic and Northern Ireland, with over 200 working on transport projects. Our transport consulting team in Dublin provides strategic decision-making advice to clients to help them release their ambitions, addressing policy, strategy, planning and performance improvement, as well has helping them progress major capital infrastructure and transformation programmes and projects included within Project Ireland 2040.
We wish to appoint an experienced senior consultant to support the growth of our transport advisory services.
In this role you will assist clients with the appraisal and delivery of some of the largest transport infrastructure projects currently in development across Ireland. You will provide solutions to client business challenges to improve performance through the analysis of existing organizational problems and development of plans for improvement. You will be required to perform analyses and develop client deliverables appropriate to the specific consulting engagement and facilitate implementation of business recommendations in one or more of the following areas:
Capital investment planning
Real estate development
Project cost consulting.
The transportation consulting team in Dublin includes economists, transport planners, GIS and data specialists, transport modelers and engineers. The team works closely with programme and project managers, cost management specialists, environmental specialists and different engineering disciplines. You will work across all of these disciplines to coordinate and lead the development of wide-ranging and varied consultancy services.
Our clients in Ireland include Dublin Airport, Irish Rail, Road Safety Authority, National Transport Authority and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) to whom we have provided strategic transport planning and economics services for many years.
Current and recent projects include:
Navan Rail Extension
National Emissions Model
M50 Variable Speed Limits
Rail Freight Strategy
Electric Vehicle advisory
Greater Dublin Area Cycle Strategy
Autonomous Vehicle deployment road map
Active Travel Research
Numerous town and region transport studies
Dublin Airport Masterplan
As a senior consultant within the Transport Advisory team you will:
Work collaboratively and iteratively within multi-disciplinary design and consultancy teams
Establish strong working relationships with other internal teams, particularly within AECOM’s transportation division
Apply internal AECOM processes and technologies
Be aware of and understand the AECOM Integrated Management System (IMS) procedures, their importance and their application to projects
Represent AECOM while engaging directly will clients in the development of project deliverables
Support the production of high-quality documents and reports
Input to thought leadership to promote AECOM and develop capabilities
Engage in continuous sector specific learning and development
An undergraduate degree in a relevant analytical subject, however, we also recognise the value of a range of wider qualifications and experience
Analytical, data manipulation or statistical skills using appropriate software
You will have knowledge and experience in the transport industry and/or experience of working as a management consultant
Ability to articulate and communicate complex information to clients
You are good at managing your time to ensure you meet project deadlines
Data analysis and processing skills
Excellent numeracy and communication skills and an ability to leverage these skills to solve complex problems and business challenges for clients
You have the ability to interrupt and relay data quickly and effectively
Passionate about delivering high-quality advisory services for our clients
Self-motivated with an ability to work on initiative and liaise with clients independently where required
Willingness to challenge in a positive and engaging manner
Keen to work as part of a team and to develop and progress career development
Take responsibility for the health, safety, and wellbeing of all staff.
- MBA or a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
Appropriate professional status (or working towards) with a membership of a relevant professional chartered institute, or eligible for membership of a relevant professional chartered institute; for example, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), Transport Planning Society (TPS), or Chartered, Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors (IMCA).
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)
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250800BR
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.