Senior Consultant

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Toronto

  • Closing Date
  • 29/04/2024

Job Description

Ricardo UK Ltd. Logo


Role: Senior Consultant

Location: Toronto, Canada Flexible Hybrid working

Role ID: 2023-2319


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world.

Ricardo plc is a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company. With over 100 years of engineering excellence and employing close to 3,000 employees in more than 20 countries, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading-edge and innovative cross-sector sustainable products and solutions. Every day, we enable our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.


The Role

At Ricardo, we're leading the way in revolutionising the rail industry with cutting-edge technology and forward-thinking solutions. We're committed to excellence, safety, and sustainability, and we're looking for talented individuals to join us in shaping the future of rail transportation.

As a Senior Consultant in the rail industry, you'll play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining innovative solutions that enhance safety, efficiency, and reliability in rail operations. You'll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate with industry experts, and make a meaningful impact on the way people travel.


Key Responsibilities

  • Utilise your technical expertise to design and develop innovative solutions for rail infrastructure and systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement and integrate new technologies into existing rail systems.
  • Conduct thorough analysis and testing to ensure the reliability and safety of rail components and equipment.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to project teams and stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices to continuously improve our products and services.

 Key Competencies and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.
  • Previous experience in the rail industry is preferred but not required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Passion for innovation.

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and be part of a team that's driving change in the rail industry, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter and let us know why you're the perfect fit for this role.


Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.  We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.


Work life balance 

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that is working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.



We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health.  Our core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, plus 8 flexible bank holidays, a competitive company pension scheme, life assurance and professional subscriptions reimbursement. We also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.


Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.