Executive Advisor – Pedestrian Modelling and Crowd Dynamics

London, UK
Join an established and growing industry leader committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges through innovative people movement insights and advice.

About the role

This role is based in our London, UK office.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Build valued relationships with external clients and internal stakeholders and develop a portfolio of business.
  • Partner with clients to identify and diagnose their needs and lead the delivery of projects, coordinating teams across the business.
  • Lead presentations and proposals and provide subject matter insights to bids and projects.
  • Create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.
  • Deliver high quality work products, leveraging knowledge and experience to shape services to client problems.
  • Actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects, consistently driving projects to completion making sure that at the work delivered is industry leading.
  • Support the implementation of our growth strategy and alignment with the broader GHD business.
  • Support the implementation of the marketing/communications strategy for Movement Strategies to strengthen our brand and position as a leader in this field.
  • Create a positive learning culture and coaching and mentoring junior team members to help them develop. The role will also have line management responsibility.
  • Support Movement Strategies' objectives in terms of financial performance, risk management and strategic development, in line with company values.

What you will bring to the team

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • Demonstrable experience in relevant industry or consultancy and specialist in technical area or sector
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills with a strong standard of written and spoken English.
  • Experience in business development, including new proposition development.
  • Strong project and people management skills.
  • Able to manage and work effectively in teams.
  • Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written, to complete reports and proposals, and active listening skills.
  • The ability to take ownership for tasks and team performance, and proactively seeks out ways to better address our clients’ needs.
  • Agility / flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Intellectual curiosity.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Share our passion for helping businesses and other clients become more sustainable.
  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary.

The Executive Advisor will need to have a solid understanding and ability to articulate principles of people movement with proven understanding of industry standards and guidelines. However, it may be that a candidate would develop these once in post should their experience be from a different sector.

What behaviours you will bring to the team:

  • We welcome professionals who are not just deep technical experts but great consultants. Professionals who can build networks, identify industry trends, and solve problems. If you are interested in shaping and being part of a growing team, serving clients, and working with brilliant and supportive colleagues we want to hear from you!

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