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Managing Consultant

London, UK
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Consultant with pedestrian modelling expertise to join our Movement Consulting team.

About the role

Do you enjoy consultancy and leading a team? Does the opportunity to be part of our team responsible for growing the business globally sound like the move you are looking for?

Movement Strategies joined GHD earlier this year, and we are now looking to expand our team in this exciting phase.

People movement is not simply a theoretical exercise. It changes the way individuals experience spaces, which not only improves their visit, but makes the space safer, more efficient and more profitable.

We work with many high-profile clients and on projects across the globe: from the development of the London 2012 Olympic Park, to Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium, Sydney’s New Year’s Eve, to the Tower of London and the Eiffel Tower, we understand how to make better buildings, places and cities. Our understanding of people movement has also allowed us to support our clients with their response to COVID-19.

This role will be based in our London,England office though we are willing to consider applications for this to be a remote working role.

As a Managing Consultant, you will lead project teams and take ownership for the delivery of projects. Your focus will be on ensuring quality acting as a technical lead and providing project narratives. You will support our senior leadership in the day to day operations of the business. As your knowledge of our business and consultancy skills increase, your role will develop. Initially you will:

  • Lead delivery of scoping at both proposal and project stages, ensuring junior team follow standards, methods and techniques.
  • As Project Manager, design project workstreams and lead full life cycle of projects; including regular reporting on project progress, revenue forecasting, client management and marketing collateral.
  • Perform quality control checks on technical analysis and interpretation of results by the junior team. Lead of advice changes prior to final sign off.
  • Build capability within the team by providing training and knowledge sharing in technical area based on company strategic targets.
  • Be aware of business pipeline ensuring resourcing is sufficient and leading operational changes for success.
  • Support Associate Directors with growth through business development activities, network connections and by participating in marketing activities.
  • Responsible for the wellbeing of the team and developing and coaching junior team members.

our requirements

  • Demonstrable experience in the application of pedestrian, crowd or evacuation modelling tools and concepts as a technical lead or a strong consulting background in a related field or sector.
  • A standards and quality driven management style with the ability to mentor, motivate and guide a team.
  • Evidence of new business development and securing repeat business across a range of industry sectors.
  • Experience within some of the following packages desired: Legion, Pathfinder, Mass Motion, GIS, Viswalk.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills with a strong standard of written and spoken English.

In addition to a competitive salary, we provide attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, private medical insurance, and flexible work arrangements.

We are professional, friendly and passionate about the work we do and strive to lead within our field. As a company we encourage individual achievement and recognise the strength of a diverse workforce and are committed to fostering gender balance, diversity and inclusion. We aim to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to gender reassignment, age, disability, religion, or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, or race.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Fiona Lockwood, HR and Operations Manager fiona.lockwood@ghd.com.

Alternatively please us send a copy of your CV via the APPLY HERE link below.

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