Careers with SYSTRA

Senior / Principal Consultant (Development Planning) - Manchester

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Senior or Principal Consultant who is able to take a key role in development planning work, to join our growing development team in Manchester.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing development planning projects
  • Dealing directly with private sector clients
  • Leading on project delivery
  • Reviewing and preparing transport documentation for planning
  • Technical training of junior members of staff

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Honours degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Geography or any other relevant subject
  • Ability to undertake the preparation of reports
  • Experience of working with transport software packages and Excel
  • A track record of effective delivery
  • Numerical skills
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach
  • A proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge
  • High standards of written and verbal communication

Masters in Transport Planning (or equivalent) would be beneficial, but not essential. Chartership of TPP, ICE or similar would be preferred.

We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with some opportunities for flexible working and career development.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.