Imperial College London

 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 Senior Transport Analyst/ Asset Management Specialist

 Salary Range: £43,309-£52,558 per annum plus a £3,000 per annum market supplement

Full-time, Open-ended

Job summary

To support our sustained growth in applied research and consultancy for the research and consultancy markets we are seeking to appoint a Senior Transport Analyst/ Asset Management Specialist (equivalent to Senior to Principal Consultant) to join the Transport Strategy Centre (TSC) at Imperial College London.

You will be part of a friendly and supportive team, made up of ~ 30 professionals, who are committed to working together to conduct high-quality work that makes a real difference to our clients and stakeholders worldwide.

The successful applicant will have an especially strong engineering background or experience in infrastructure asset management. Technical expertise in metros, railways, or utility industries is essential. Experience working in/or with industry is essential, either directly for an operator, an infrastructure manager/owner, an authority, or indirectly as a consultant. This post involves carrying out projects for operators of transport and utility asset managers in sectors such as railways, metros, airports, telecommunications, etc. The post-holder will often use international comparative analysis to generate advice and recommendations for senior management. You will gain exposure to the many facets of asset management at both a technical and strategic level, dealing directly with senior figures in the industry.

We are a multidisciplinary team bringing together people from consultancy, industry, and academic backgrounds. We work with over 120 organisations worldwide, including public transport operators such as Transport for London and Hong Kong MTRC. We also work for international institutions including the World Bank. We help many of the leaders of the world’s organisations to improve their performance, based on the identification of global best practices, collecting data for a series of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and using annual performance benchmarking.


Duties and responsibilities

    • You will review, support, and champion aspects of projects that relate to asset management and/or technology.
    • You will advise and support organisations in good practices relating to asset management and the implementation and use of technologies. 
    • You will synthesise and summarise large qualitative and quantitative datasets, identifying trends, exceptions, accuracy, and comparability with the view to interpret results and draw meaningful insights and recommendations.
    • You will work independently and collaboratively to deliver research and consultancy projects, taking responsibility for managing small projects.
    • You will work closely with organisations to understand their needs, develop strong relationships with them as well as deliver research and consultancy that aids the management of their companies. 


Essential requirements

    • You will be educated to at least an undergraduate level degree level (or equivalent) 
    • You will be educated in a discipline with significant numerate, technical content, such as engineering, or with equivalent demonstrable experience.
    • You will have direct general experience with transport and/or utility industries. Prior work in academia is not necessary.
    • You will have direct experience in engineering, technology, and/or asset management processes or projects related to rail, metros, and other transport or utilities assets.
    • You must have specific knowledge of asset management processes and methods.
    • You will have strong analytical skills, and the ability to conclude from information and datasets.


Further information

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Oscar Criado, Transport Strategy Centre, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at 

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please click ‘apply’ below or go to Jobs | Imperial College London and search using reference number ENG03006

Further information about the post is available in the job description.

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Alexandra Williams at