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Advisor - Pedestrian Flow Modelling

Company: GHD
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Do you enjoy consultancy and leading a team? Does the opportunity to be part of our team responsible for growing the business globally sound like the move you are looking for?

About Movement Strategies

Movement Strategies is the leading and largest people flow consulting and analytics company globally.

We work with many high-profile clients and on projects around the world from Olympics and World Cups, UNESCO World Heritage sites, to iconic sporting and entertainment venues and events, festivals, transport systems, hospitals, education and museums. Our work helps to make these places and buildings safer and more secure, more enjoyable to visit, and more commercially successful. In 2020 we applied our expertise in people flow to support our clients with their response to COVID-19.

The Position

This role is part of our expansion strategy. We see a significant opportunity to deliver the benefits of people flow consulting in North America and grow the market. Movement Strategies recently joined the GHD group of companies which has have a number of offices throughout the North America. We are willing to consider applications for this to be a remote working role.

As a Managing Consultant, you will lead project teams and take ownership for the delivery of projects. Your focus will be on ensuring quality acting as a technical lead and providing project narratives. You will support our senior leadership in the day to day operations of the business. As your knowledge of our business and consultancy skills increase, your role will develop. Initially you will:

  • Lead delivery of scoping at both proposal and project stages, ensuring junior team follow standards, methods and techniques.
  • As Project Manager, design project workstreams and lead full life cycle of projects; including regular reporting on project progress, revenue forecasting, client management and marketing collateral.
  • Perform quality control checks on technical analysis and interpretation of results by the junior team. Lead of advice changes prior to final sign off.
  • Build capability within the team by providing training and knowledge sharing in technical area based on company strategic targets.
  • Be aware of business pipeline ensuring resourcing is sufficient and leading operational changes for success.
  • Support growth through business development activities, network connections and by participating in marketing activities.
  • Responsible for the wellbeing of the team and developing and coaching junior team members.

A successful candidate

  • Demonstrable experience in the application of pedestrian, crowd or evacuation modelling tools and concepts as a technical lead or a strong consulting background in a related field or sector.
  • A standards and quality driven management style with the ability to mentor, motivate and guide a team.
  • Evidence of new business development and securing repeat business across a range of industry sectors.
  • Experience within some of the following packages desired: Legion, Pathfinder, Mass Motion, GIS, Viswalk.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills with a strong standard of written and spoken English.

To learn more about us and read case studies on the types of projects we have worked on, visit our website at

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.

We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognize achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.


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