Director of Rail Consultancy


The Opportunity

Stantec is growing its presence in the UK and is seeking to expand its services in the rail consultancy sector.

We are currently searching for a Director of Rail Consultancy to join our ambitious UK team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-rounded senior rail professional to join Stantec at this critical stage in our expansion and play a key part in our UK growth.

Stantec’s integrated transport team spans the whole of the UK and understands the importance of connecting people and places together. We have bright minds in economics, freight and logistics, forecasting, development and passenger transport planning.

As Director of Rail Consultancy, you will be responsible for driving the expansion and development of our rail consultancy services across the UK.  You will utilise your proven business development and networking skills to shape Stantec’s presence in the sector by delivering a growth strategy and identifying and securing new rail consultancy work. You will provide managerial and technical leadership of multi-disciplinary delivery teams and provide expertise in the planning, management and delivery of projects.

As an ambitious individual, you will be excited by the challenge of growing your own team and Stantec’s UK offering. You will also play an active role in the Transport Leadership Team, contributing to the overall success of the wider business.


About You

Ideally chartered, you will possess a relevant degree in Engineering or Transport Planning. You will have proven rail experience, including strategic planning, operations, revenue forecasting, management, and franchise bids. You will have a successful track record of winning and delivering rail consultancy projects. You must also be able to demonstrate experience of developing business cases in the rail sector.

Your experience of growing a rail consultancy offering in the UK through excellent client relationships will be critical to your success.

For further information on the role, please contact Eamon Cassidy from the Talent Acquisition team:- / 0118 9520295.


About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy and resource, environmental, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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