Senior Transport Planner / Modeller

Premier Services and Recruitment Overseas - Cairo

Experience Needed:
More than 15 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job

Job Description & Specification:

  • Reporting to the Transportation Director, this role is to lead Modelling and Transport Planning Unit. This role is for a Degree-qualified engineering professional with at least 15 years of progressive experience in the field of transportation planning, transportation modelling, or a related discipline. MSc and / or chartered status is desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of transport planners and modellers.
  • Leading the Update, Development and Maintenance of the Strategic Transportation Model (STM) currently built on the VISUM platform.
  • Supporting on the development of policies, technical standards and guidance relating to the development and maintenance of the STM, prepared according to the Municipality’s business needs and international good practice.
  • Providing technical leadership for projects
  • Knowledge sharing and driving technical innovation with colleagues everywhere.
Job Requirements

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven record of accomplishment in the successful delivery (building) of large-scale strategic transport models from first-principles, and other transport planning projects.
  • Experience in maintenance practices for large multi-modal Strategic Transportation Models for governments.
  • Strong collaborative behaviours to interface with overseas clients, other members of the local Transportation team, and other stakeholders.
  • Advanced skills in the hands-on use of strategic modelling software, especially the PTV suite of software (VISUM) or CUBE Voyager.
  • High levels of competence in all aspects of transportation planning including transport demand theory, development planning, access
  • management, traffic engineering and public transport issues.
  • In-depth appreciation of transport appraisal and modelling techniques, covering various modes including public transport.
  • Knowledge of the specification, collection, analysis and acceptability standards for surveys and data related to building and updating traffic models.
  • Experience with urban planning and land development appraisals and transport impact assessments.
  • Advanced GIS, scripting and data analysis skills & experience.
  • Experience in operational modelling platforms including VISSIM, aaSIDRA, SYNCHRO, HCM.
  • Well-developed skills in project management, technical delivery and resource management.
  • Capable of communicating in both Arabic and English effectively, both written and spoken.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office software.
  • Familiarity with electronic document management and quality assurance systems.
  • Desirable Requirements
  • Knowledge of civil engineering design including concept and preliminary roads design.
  • The candidate should have experience of managing multidisciplinary engineering teams.
About this Company

1990 Ahmed Shaheen established (Manpower License No. 1) as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) serving local work force needs. Soon after, Premier Recruitment (Manpower License No. 78) came to operation to cater for almost the entire Gulf and Overseas Market. Premier Recruitment... (More)

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