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Senior Transport Planner Doha


GHD Doha Qatar

3 months ago

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. In our transport work, that means designing innovative solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. When it comes to connecting the people and... places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

Help ‘deliver the amazing’ and be part of Jacobs Transportation team, that is responsible for maintaining and updating the long-range transport plans and the strategic transport visions for Qatar.

Whether your journey includes keeping pace with capacity building and accelerating technology innovations, ensuring safety and security or maintaining transport networks, we’re on board to serve all aspects of high‐speed and conventional passenger rail, freight and logistics, mass/public transit and innovative bus solutions. We’re a globally recognized leader in the safe and efficient delivery of transport solutions – from planning, design and development to construction delivery and management.

Due to a forecasted increase in a portfolio of projects, we are seeking Senior Project Manager – Transportation, Traffic and Planning, to be an integral part of the transport planning growth strategy in Qatar. We strive for individuals who are able to make a difference to the way we do things, who can provide inspirational leadership and drive business development and operational excellence. As Senior Project Manager – Transportation, Traffic and Planning, you will be in a position to develop and grow the transport Planning business in the Qatar.

You will be a manage projects and perform technical work that involves conventional transportation planning and/or traffic engineering practices, and a variety of complex issues such as transportation safety, multimodal planning, and innovative technologies. Primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Manage large transportation planning studies including multimodal corridor planning studies, Planning and Environmental Linkages Studies, and Transportation Master Plans.
• Manage projects that include traffic simulation and capacity analysis as a primary task.
• Coordinate and participate in contract negotiations with clients and subconsultants.
• Conduct quality control reviews.
• As a project manager, monitor scopes, schedules, and budgets, and review and approve invoicing.
• Maintain frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements.
• Supervise other project managers, technical professionals and other design staff.
• Mentor junior staff through projects and career development.
Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful candidate you will be degree qualified in engineering or planning. Minimum of ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, at least five years working as a project manager.
• Transportation planning and/or traffic engineering background required.
• Experience with traffic simulation and travel demand forecasting software programs including VISUM, VISSIM, TRANSCAD, Sidra, Synchro, etc. a plus.
• Demonstrated ability to monitor scopes, schedules, and budgets, manage subconsultants, and review and approve invoicing interest as a project manager.
• Understanding of transit, bicycle, and pedestrian planning and design principals
• Proven ability to develop high quality work products.
• Solid business development skills: demonstrated ability to relate well to clients, demonstrated presentation skills, and ability to write proposals,
• Private sector experience is desired. Positive attitude and ability to work independently or as part of a team.
• You will be experienced in client facing with good communication, marketing, sales and leadership skills.
• A key attribute you will possess will be the ability to foster inclusive behaviours as well as creating the right working environment for employees. You will continue building on our global culture of caring creating a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees.
• Bring your program delivery skills, leadership talent, and client relationship expertise, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we are committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we have gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You will uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you will discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow
Doha Qatar

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