Senior / Principal Consultant

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Toronto

  • Closing Date
  • 29/04/2024

Job Description

Ricardo UK Ltd. Logo


Role: Senior / Principal Consultant Rail

Location: Toronto, Canada Flexible Hybrid working

Role ID: 2023-2320


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.


Are you seeking a role that offers dynamic challenges and the opportunity to leverage your expertise in Rolling Stock, Infrastructure, Signaling, or O&M? We are looking for talented individuals who are ready to step up and make an impact in our Rail Certification and Consulting business.

Are you someone who thrives in dynamic environments, eager to utilize your skillset to its fullest potential. Whether your expertise lies in Rolling Stock, Infrastructure, Signaling, or O&M, you're open to supporting various facets of the rail industry.


Key Responsibilities

  • Produce high-quality analysis, assessments, reports, and designs to support client projects, ensuring adherence to timelines and budgets.
  • Mentor and guide junior colleagues, ensuring project activities align with company procedures and standards.
  • Innovate new tools and techniques to meet client needs, drawing from global best practices.
  • Plan and execute project activities, ensuring timely delivery and client satisfaction.
  • Provide technical expertise and inputs for business development activities and proposals.
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative risk assessments, ensuring client safety and satisfaction.
  • Represent our company in client meetings, workshops, and industry events.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to drive project success.
  • Assume leadership roles as needed to support business objectives.
  • Contribute to the growth of our North American business through delivering excellence to our clients.

 Key Competencies and Experience

  • Highly experienced in the rail industry and proven track record working in Rolling Stock, Infrastructure, Signaling or O&M
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong organisational abilities, flexible and adept at meeting deadlines.

Desirable experience

  • In depth knowledge of CMREA / CSM / CENELEC standards.
  • Familiarity with the Canadian Railway System, including CMREA, is advantageous.

Ready to embark on a fulfilling journey in the rail industry? Apply now and be part of our team driving excellence and innovation in rail consultancy and certification.


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.


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.