Consultant (Transport and/or Infrastructure)

Recruiter
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Jan 2017
Ref
BI 00016D
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LeighFisher, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jacobs, is a global business consulting firm with over 65 years of deep expertise in technical advisory, economic forecasting, and business consulting services. We have proven success across the markets we serve. Our capabilities span transport (principally rail, other surface transport, and aviation), government services, infrastructure, and utilities.

We provide strategic and procurement advisory in all phases of the business life cycle, informed by our operational knowledge and deep functional expertise. By integrating both strategic and technical expertise we serve the "whole client" from the executive leadership to those who procure deliver projects and operations.

Driven by increasing demand for our services and an expanding portfolio of multi-million dollar projects, we seek talented Associate Directors, with significant relevant experience, to join our busy, vibrant team based in Toronto, ON.

As a result of our high standards, our clients rely on us as trusted advisors to provide strategic guidance and business planning support as they seek to optimize their operations. We are regarded by financial institutions as one of the leading providers to buy and sell side technical advisory services.

We help our clients to succeed by solving their toughest problems. Our consultants play a vital role in delivering these solutions, and need to display high levels of analytical rigour alongside tenacity, agility, and organizational skills on a daily basis.

Position Summary and Responsibilities:

• Assist in the preparation of technical reports for public and/or private client work

• Work on small to medium-sized projects in area such as: strategy development, due diligence, risk appraisal, project monitoring, demand, revenue and cost modeling, performance modeling, business case and economic appraisal

• Actively assist project manager in the preparation of proposals and marketing to win new projects for LeighFisher.

• Hold a bachelor's degree in engineering, planning, architecture, or related field

• Have an awareness of and practical experience in one or more related sectors (e.g. rail, aviation, ports and waterways, highways and toll roads, social infrastructure)

• Be able to demonstrate exceptional analytical abilities and familiarity with analytical frameworks

• Have an awareness in one or multiple industry standards (e.g. design and build standards, maintenance standards, asset management standards, contract standards)

• Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with clients

• Collaborative and team-oriented as well as highly resourceful and self-directed.