Advisor - Logistics and Trade

Advisor - Logistics and Trade

GHD | Not Specified, GB

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Advisor - Logistics and Trade
Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy, and urbanization.
Together with our partners, we provide insights and solutions that address complex problems, provide societal outcomes, and benefit our communities.
Our team is passionate about helping clients solve complex operational, infrastructure, development and movement challenges facing our clients and communities. Taking a One GHD approach, we work together to deliver innovative solutions across the lifecycle of all asset classes.
Our growth will be driven by our desire to undertake purposeful work in the areas of sustainable investment and urban development, unlocking efficiencies in our built environment, and opportunities from the infrastructure value chain. Our innovative approaches to problem solving defines our culture and is fostered by our diverse backgrounds, skillsets and ways of thinking, providing value to asset owners, governments, and industry bodies.
We are proud to be global. Our diversity of knowledge and perspective makes us stronger, smarter, and more understanding of the complex issues confronting our clients. As the world becomes more connected, our team will leverage its global experience to deliver socially impactful solutions.
What we are looking for:
As part of our rapid growth in the UK and Middle East, we are looking for an all-rounder that is a highly skilled and motivated Advisor. Working with the Logistics and Trade team, supporting our Executive and Senior Advisors, this position offers the opportunity to develop and aid in the growth of GHD Advisory's logistics and trade capabilities. Our people share common qualities including teamwork, respect, integrity and a commitment to lasting community benefits. Your story should embrace these values and demonstrate excellent performance either in academia, critical thinking, leadership abilities, and experience in line with our values. We look for strong problem solvers with potential.
Your responsibilities would include:
S upporting the vision and strategic plan for GHD Advisory within the Infrastructure and Cities team. This includes GHD Advisory's market presence, prominence, and market share.
Aid in assisting clients integrate, optimize and plan sustainable strategies for major infrastructure and logistics projects.
Support the provision of advice to private and public sector clients on legislation and regulatory developments in relation to freight, transportation, and facility planning
Support analysis of logistics/infrastructure projects, including the delivery of technical and commercial due diligence
Work with economic specialists in the preparation of business cases to support logistics/infrastructure development in the public and private sectors
Provide technical support on projects as required.
Provide technical support on tenders/bids or proactive client proposals.
Work collaboratively with other GHD staff and our clients, sharing information, ideas, and knowledge.
Managing your personal contribution to the team with guidance from a supervisor or senior team member.
Pursuing professional development opportunities.
To be successful in this role, you will possess:
A passion for providing advice on influential logistics and trade solutions for private and public sector clients.
Have experience and a successful track record of delivering logistics and trade advice (or similar advice) within a management consultancy, infrastructure owner, regulator, operator, or public sector.
Experience in some of the following: regulatory advice, including international trade regulations operational strategy for logistic networks trade data and analysis infrastructure strategy and economics business case development feasibility studies economic development in the UK.
Degree qualification. Post graduate degree would be an advantage.
Strong client service focus, with intent of generating repeat business through excellent project delivery.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) that enable productive engagement and sustainable collaboration with colleagues and clients.
Experience of coding language.
What behaviors you will bring to the team:
Goal-oriented and a problem-solving mindset coupled with the ambition to develop and strive.
Ability to adapt to change and confidence to work effectively in a high-energy, fast-moving environment
Ability to apply critical thinking to client problems
Good interpersonal skills; e.g. relates well to colleagues, clients and business contacts, and can influence to achieve positive results.
Assertiveness / willing to take the initiative, e.g. drives projects forward proactively, makes things happen, has a "can do" attitude and presents possible solutions to more senior staff.
Willingness to learn to improve the spectrum of technical and softer skills required from a good consultant.
What's in it for you:
We are committed to the success of our people which is why we want to create the best employee experience that supports each member through all the stages of their career. Here is what we offer:
A competitive salary
A comprehensive benefits package; pension, medical insurance, income protection, 25 days holiday with the option to buy an additional 4 weeks
Enhanced parental leave
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - cycle to work, discounted gym membership, season ticket loan, discounts on retail & wellbeing classes
Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
Wellbeing resources and tools, and demonstration of our commitment to wellbeing by signing up to the Mental Health at Work Commitment
Team led flexible working
Opportunities to grow your skills and shape your career towards technical expertise, developing the market or leading a business or team
International, multi-cultural team of highly motivated individuals
An exciting referral program (bring people with you)
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At GHD, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD aims to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to gender reassignment, age, disability, religion, or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, or race.
Why GHD?
Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.
Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.
Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation . GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.