Careers with SYSTRA

Principal Consultant/Associate (Transport Modelling) - Woking

Due to continued growth within our Modelling and Appraisal teams, and a strong pipeline of exciting and diverse projects, we have opportunities for talented strategic and microsimulation modellers at Principal Consultant and Associate grades to join SYSTRA’s Woking office.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Development and calibration/validation of transport models
  • Preparing technical reports for clients
  • Preparation of proposal tenders and study methodologies
  • Manage own work and continue to learn new techniques and software packages
  • Act as technical lead on projects or modelling tasks, including overseeing inputs of junior staff
  • Skills transfer to junior team members
  • Attending meetings and communicating with internal and external client
  • Assist with assessing client requirements for modelling and related tasks

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Degree level qualification or above
  • Substantial post-qualification experience in transport modelling in a consultancy or local authority setting
  • Experience in 2 or more of VISSIM, VISUM, SATURN, Paramics, LinSig and TRANSYT

Experience in taking models through all TfL MAP stages would be beneficial, but not essential.

Wider experience of transport planning/highway engineering, project management experience, involvement in work-winning activities including tender preparation, and knowledge of GIS software and computer programming (e.g. VBA, Python) would be desirable.

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to innovate
  • High standard of written and verbal communication

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.