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Principal Consultant (Intelligent Transport Systems)

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Principal Consultant (Intelligent Transport Systems)

JobID: 23339-1212088

Location: Birmingham, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Principal Consultant (Intelligent Transport Systems)

United Kingdom - West Midlands


**Job Summary**

Our successful technology team is growing and we are seeking a Principal Consultant in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) to join the Technology team in our Birmingham office. This post would suit a proactive, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic and forward thinking field, applying the latest developments in technology to solving transport challenges. A keen desire to apply technology in the transport domain will be key to being a success in this post. We would also consider candidates with a general IT background with experience of Telecoms, Systems and Networks from outside of transport related roles. We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

AECOM’s Technology team has an established track record of successfully delivering major ITS schemes to clients across the UK and internationally. The Birmingham team works a variety of projects, providing strategic advice and concept, preliminary and detailed design services for a wide range of traffic and public transport schemes. The team also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects include a technology element.

We are looking to grow the technology team with individuals who have an enthusiasm for technology and are able to work in projects that deliver effective and innovative solutions for our clients.

The chosen candidate will be expected to:

+ Project Manage AECOM commissions developing Intelligent Transport Solutions for clients.

+ Review current and emerging technologies with a view to deploying them to solve real world problems for clients.

+ Undertake problem analysis and prepare solution options.

+ Undertake feasibility and detailed design tasks.

+ Check that the quality of technical deliverables is in line with the client’s brief and AECOM’s quality procedures.

+ Attend meetings and engage with clients at various locations across the UK.

+ Support the drafting of tender documents for clients and participate in tender evaluation.

+ Support in writing fee proposal and bids.

**Minimum Requirements**

The candidate should have:

+ An Engineering degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Electronic and Systems, Computing or in a related science or technical discipline.

+ Experience of working in technology related projects, providing an understanding of ICT, networking, telecommunications or similar that can be applied to transport.

+ Have previous experience in Project Management of Technology projects.

+ Good technical and communication (verbal and writing) skills.

+ A commitment to Health and Safety in an office environment and on project sites.

+ A willingness to occasionally work away from home for short periods in the UK and overseas.

+ Experience in supporting and developing junior members of ITS team.

**Preferred Qualifications**

The candidate is likely to be working towards an appropriate professional status with membership of a relevant professional institution. Support will be provided to help the candidate achieve this.

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**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Job Category** Engineering - Transportation

**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

**Country** United Kingdom

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 172495BR

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.


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