23rd May 2024

Graduate Transport Analyst

Location: Dundee, UK

Deadline: Thursday 20th June 2024


We’re looking for an ambitious analyst to join our transport consulting group.


You’ll be working as part of an expert team that specialises in strategies and solutions for smart and sustainable transport. You’ll help to deliver an exciting portfolio of projects and win new work to further grow our business.

You should apply if you:

  • are excited to be involved in cutting-edge projects that deliver meaningful social, economic, and environmental outcomes.
  • are motivated to join a unique and growing business.
  • enjoy sharing your knowledge and working with passionate people.

This permanent role will be based in our Dundee office.


The role

You’ll join an experienced team and will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects in the UK and overseas.

Responsibilities will vary depending on your level of experience, but are likely to include:

  • Collecting, analysing, and interpreting data from various sources to provide valuable insights for strategies, business cases, investment plans, and evaluations.
  • Developing and updating models and scenarios to forecast transport demand, assess the impact of transport interventions, and evaluate the performance of transport systems.
  • Conducting research on emerging trends and best practices in urban mobility and transport planning.
  • Preparing detailed reports, presentations, and visualisations to communicate findings and recommendations to clients, stakeholders, and project teams.
  • Supporting the design and implementation of sustainable transport initiatives, including electric mobility, public transport, cycling, and walking projects.
  • Contributing to the preparation of proposals to secure new contracts.


Skills and experience

We are interested to meet candidates with different levels of experience. You may be an experienced consultant, or an early career professional who can complement our existing team.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A degree in a relevant subject.
  • Experience in transport analysis, data collection, and interpretation.
  • Strong proficiency in data analysis and visualisation tools such as Excel, GIS, Python, R, or similar software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate complex data and insights clearly and effectively to non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with clients, stakeholders, and multidisciplinary teams.


About Urban Foresight

Urban Foresight is the UK’s leading place-based innovation consultancy. We are a purpose-driven business that works with ambitious clients around the world on projects to improve lives, protect the environment and deliver new economic opportunities.

Our success is based on a multi-disciplinary team with shared values and diverse expertise across a range of sectors.

We think deeply about how to turn good ideas into great projects that can have a lasting and transformational impact.

The ideal candidate will be excited about what we do and keen to contribute to our mission to make good things happen.


How to apply

Applications should be made in the form of a full CV and covering letter sent to: by 20th June 2024. Early applications are welcome.

Please indicate in your covering letter your salary expectations and notice period.

Urban Foresight strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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