Transport Economist / Planner/Business Case: Transport systems

Transport Economist / Planner/Business Case: Transport systems

Job Title: Transport Economist / Planner/Business Case: Transport systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorking, Surrey
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894568_1520528217
Contact Name: Andrew Little
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2018 16:56

Job Description

Do you have a background in the rail sector and experience of developing business cases for rail (mainline and/or metro) schemes, including working with the DfT or major rail transport bodies? If so please read on.

We are working on behalf of an established and expanding consultancy that has won two rail industry innovation awards to recruit a Lead Business Case Consultant.
The person we are looking for will be able to help our client develop work in this area as well as manage and co-deliver projects. As such, we are particularly looking for individuals with:

-Extensive experience developing business cases for rail (mainline and/or metro) schemes, including working with the DfT or major rail transport bodies.

-Understanding of the business case and investment appraisal methods used in the rail/transport sector, including HM Treasury Green Book.

-A whole of system and whole of lifecycle understanding of the costs and benefits associated with rail schemes.

-The ability to lead and undertake project work in this area.

-Experience in - or the aptitude for - business development, and client relationships.

-Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills (written and oral).
Candidates may also have experience of:

-Undertaking such work for other transport or major capital-intensive sectors;
-Demand forecasting
-Strategic Asset Management
-Policy Development
-Benefit/performance appraisal;
-Whole-life cost modelling;
-Scenario and options analysis.

Key Skills:
Transport Economist / Planner/Business Case: Transport systems and major investments
Economics, Transport Appraisal, Investment Appraisal, economic appraisal techniques, tools and guidance, range of modelling/assessment tools such as TUBA, MOIRA, transport models and bespoke spreadsheet modelling

Basingstoke or Dorking

Competitive salary
25 days' holiday entitlement
Holiday sale and purchase scheme
Company pension scheme
Targeted professional development
Life assurance
Private healthcare membership
Bonus scheme linked into company performance
Paid membership fees to a professional institution
Support in attaining professional membership
Cycle to work scheme
Share purchase scheme
Flexible start and finish time
Season rail ticket loan

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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