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Transport Modeller / Transport Economist

Transport Engineers
Permanent Full Time
19 days ago
Job no: 518220
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Division: IAP & Ventures
  • Help build a better Australia
  • Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
  • Join a market-leading team delivering some of Australia’s most significant infrastructure projects and programs
  • Enjoy our flexible working environment

As part of one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms, KPMG Australia’s Infrastructure, Assets and Places (IAP) group brings together market-leading strategic, commercial and technical capabilities to create something that is truly unique for our clients and our people.

We are looking for talented individuals who share our purpose of building a better Australia through the planning, procurement, delivery and optimisation of infrastructure, assets and places.

A core part of the vision for IAP is to attract and retain the best people as a destination employer – offering rewarding careers and investing in the growth of our people.

We are committed to sustaining a positive culture that is:

  • Bold and agile
  • Diverse and inclusive
  • Collaborative and trusting
  • Energetic, ambitious and fun.

Within IAP, our Planning & Infrastructure Economics (PIE) team provides the latest thinking in the provision of strategic, economic, policy, planning and management advice for infrastructure, places and precincts, and other major projects.

We understand the complex challenges in developing cities and places, and delivering major infrastructure projects. We thrive on this complexity and the discipline, collegiality, and vision that is required to drive successful outcomes.

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Why now and why us?
As a priority growth area for KPMG Australia, IAP is investing in both people and technology to enhance our capabilities – and to help our people flourish.

How we grow starts with you, and we believe how you grow matters.

We currently have a range of exciting, nationally significant engagements and opportunities including:

  • Many of Australia’s largest and most complex transport projects
  • Socially impactful projects and reform initiatives in health, social & affordable housing, education and justice
  • Critical work with Australia’s Defence and associated National Security portfolios
  • Renewable/clean energy projects and energy transition initiatives
  • Significant property transactions and precinct development activities.

Your opportunity

We are currently seeking candidates for a position from Consultant to Senior Consultant to be based in Melbourne with transport planning, modelling and/or transport economics capabilities. Candidates with skills and experience in transport planning, strategic transport demand modelling and/or economic modelling are of particular interest.

As a member of our high-performing team, you will:

  • Help develop and provide strategic advice to our clients in the planning and prioritisation of transport infrastructure projects
  • Manage complex economic and statistical models or transport demand models to support high profile investment decision making
  • Help develop innovative and new approaches to transport demand modelling and/or economic appraisal and cost-benefit analysis of transport infrastructure and initiatives
  • Develop policies, strategies, feasibility studies and business cases for transport sector investments
  • Work collaboratively, developing and building relationships across our team and with our clients
  • Contribute to sustaining our positive culture integral to the success of our team
  • Be supported with comprehensive internal training opportunities, enabling you to shape your growth and development at KPMG.

How are you extraordinary?

Ideal candidates for this role are likely to bring with them:

  • Experience in transport and infrastructure strategic demand forecasting and/or economics including business case development
  • A passion for facilitating better community outcomes through enhanced infrastructure, assets and places
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills, combined with high attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle competing demands and work as a team player in a dynamic and results-based environment
  • Experience in complex quantitative analysis, data science, econometrics and/or model development
  • Strong skills in relevant software packages such as Excel, Cube, R, Python, EViews and GIS solutions (e.g. QGIS) are an advantage
  • Tertiary qualifications in economics, engineering, transport planning, mathematics, science, commerce or other relevant areas.

The KPMG Difference
Our people are focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics that our people possess, and we share and learn from each other.

We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion.

Our commitment to ‘Flexibility’ allows our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal or family life. Explore the links below to hear our people share their experience @ KPMG

Flexibility empowers wellbeing

Flexibility enables contribution to the community

Flexibility inspires technology & innovation

Flexibility supports family

Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!


Advertised: 05 May 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 02 Jun 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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