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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Are you a Transportation Modeler, with rail experience, that is looking to work in a Consultancy environment with a difference?

Do you want to grow into a more strategic role and build a team around you?

The Civils & Infrastructure Team at Ford & Stanley Recruitment is proud to be working in partnership with SLC Rail, a rapidly growing rail consultancy with a HQ in Birmingham and several new offices across the UK. This is a business that has built itself a reputation as being a ‘safe pair of hands’, for large-scale railway developments.

They are now looking for experienced Transportation Modelers to join their Demand Forecasting & Appraisal team.

Due to their selectiveness of work, and the ‘partnered’ approach SLC takes with its clients, there is a far higher likelihood that your ideas and schemes will be implemented into these developments and come to fruition.

We are looking for highly analytical, enthusiastic individuals, who have the drive and passion to help grow and develop this business unit. There is a lot of potential for growth in this area, and prospective candidates will be responsible for the training and development of more junior members. This is a chance for the right people to have a real impact on the wider business, offering them an excellent opportunity for further career development.

Location (s): 

West Midlands / Flexible Working / Remote


£40,000 to £65,000 – dependent on experience.


  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Yearly profit share bonus.
  • Income protection – Should you be unable to work due to serious medical impairment, you will have a high percentage of your salary paid for life.
  • Life insurance – 4x annual salary.
  • The option to buy and sell annual leave.
  • Corporate Eyewear scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance, with the option to add family members for an additional fee.
  • Paid professional subscriptions.
  • Competitive pension – matched to 6%
  • Fully paid emergency childcare scheme. 
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave – 90% of salary for 6 months.
  • Genuine flexibility over working hours.
  • Various discount schemes via an online portal – this can save you up to 10% on your shopping at a number of supermarkets and retailers.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Working on strategic rail modelling projects
  • Developing innovative data analytics and modelling tools and applying them in schemes and business cases to show how transport could enable their clients’ strategic transport plans.
  • Project and task management on modelling projects to include model development, calibration, validation, demand forecasting, and economic appraisal
  • Provide key inputs to the development of business cases and scheme assessments
  • Liaise with clients and other project stakeholders
  • Undertake business development activities including proposal writing and preparation.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience working in a comparable, rail-related role. (Essential)
  • Experience working with rail industry data and analytic tools such as Lennon and MOIRA. (Essential)
  • Good working knowledge of PDFH and TAG appraisal methods. (Essential) 
  • Familiarity with GIS mapping software. (Desirable)
  • Hold relevant qualifications, e.g., MSc in Transportation Planning. (Desirable)

Potential Job Titles

Transportation Modeler, Transport Modeler, Transportation Planner, Transport Planner, Transportation Consultant

Ford & Stanley Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.




    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Birmingham
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£40000 - £65000