Role Overview

This is a European consultancy which has been investing in its transport planning, smart mobility, and data and analytics services over the past 18 months. The organisation has grown from a small base over this time and it has allowed them to stay nimble and build a new service offering that is shaped around their end-client needs across the region. This will be a great role for someone looking to step into a leadership role where they will be able to engage with clients in Victoria, with extensive local and regional support and resources to deliver great outcomes. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • You will work closely with the current leadership team to build awareness and visibility of the high-value team the firm has with the end clients (Department of Transport, City of Melbourne etc) who are looking to plan and developer better transport solutions for the end-user.
  • Build stronger relationships with the leadership of other divisions within the firm, focusing on offering critical support and inputs to the complex road, rail and urban projects they are delivering.
  • Lead projects of varying sizes that the team is tasked with delivering. Ensuring that the core needs remain the focus and that the outcome achieved satisfies the client's needs and strengthens the relationship.
  • Help build capability and attract talent in the fields of planning, data science and mobility as well as core capabilities in traffic engineering and modelling.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • High self-efficacy in the field of transport planning.
  • Passion and motivation to continue to develop and deliver better outcomes through the use of new technology, data and approaches like place-based planning. 
  • Comfortable in engaging with new clients in a professional manner, that will build awareness of the core services and value the firm can provide.
  • Lead the team on projects and demonstrate what can be achieved in terms of delivering to brief, on time and on budget.
  • Further develop your own reputation and position in the industry as someone who can have a genuinely positive impact on how Melbourne and the wider Victorian region improves its transport and mobility services into the future.

About the Company

You will be joining a well-established firm and brand in the Australian transport market with a commitment to developing their services in the transport strategy, planning and project development space. You will have a genuinely engaged, empathetic and supportive leadership team both locally and at a national level. The company provides the benefit of both internal and external clients that allows firms to think and plan in the medium to long term, rather than worry about short term utilisation fluctuations. In joining this firm you with have the ability to build your own reputation in alignment with the firm as they want to attract someone who is keen to increase their own ability to contribute and advance the narrative in the planning field.