||Rail Planning Consultant
Outstanding opportunity to join one of the worlds leading consultancies providing infrastructure and transportation advice to a host of clients across a number of sectors.
Based in the capital city you will work on a variety of schemes across the UK, with travel to New York also involved. Our client offers a n introductory bonus as well as accelerated career progression.
You will be joining a group of highly numerate analysts and modellers dedicated to the rail industry.
The company lead the way in GB passenger railway franchising, an area they have developed over many years. They provide a range of high quality services for both public and private sector clients. This includes the specification and evaluation of franchise competitions and single-tender negotiations for the letting authority and the provision of strategic and technical support to private sector franchise bidders.
Currently they have a variety of rail projects including a growing and exciting portfolio of multi-million pound projects for both letting authorities and private sector bidders.
As a result of continued growth, they seek an individual who is proficient and credible railway operations individual with previous experience of working on rail planning projects, an interest in the rail industry and the drive to learn, expand areas of expertise and progress quickly.
For your part you will be capable of providing technical support to major projects and lead on operational planning work streams in small to medium sized projects. Additionally prepare technical reports for public and private sector clients as well as assist in the preparation of bids and marketing.
You will possess a thorough practical understanding of rail industry operational planning techniques including a detailed knowledge of at least two of timetable planning, rolling stock diagramming, train crew diagramming, train crew rostering and performance simulation;
Previous experience of undertaking capacity assessments and analysis;
A sound understanding of how operational planning fits within the wider railway industry;
Practical experience in the use of at least two of the following rail industry operational planning packages:
- Tracs-RS; and
- Open Track
Additionally you will be an experienced user of spreadsheets and for producing high quality technical reports for public and/or private sector clients;
An ability to work effectively as part of a team and to share ideas and expertise with team members to support ongoing learning and improvement.
An understanding of the fundamentals of track layout design along with signalling principles;
Experience of undertaking performance modelling;
Some previous experience of leading technical work streams or managing projects with a large technical component; and
Some experience of providing analytical support in rail business models; including crowding, operating costs, performance and business case.
You can expect excellent rewards including an welcome bonus along with additional holidays and healthcare for the whole family.