Perform professional specialized mobility planning tasks and studies and participate in developing and updating integrated smart mobility policies, plans and systems for Client.
KEY RESULTS and ACCOUNTABILITIES
Prepare short, medium and long term plans to improve the city s flexible public transport and shared mobility system while seamlessly integrating with other public transport modes and complementing Client s transportation strategic plans.
Introduce creative approaches to dealing with complex transport issues
Lead a technical area of expertise and proactively contribute to Client s growth
Develop initiatives to improve the efficiency of the public transport and mobility network.
Conduct specialized studies and prepare technical reports/presentations on different issues related to public transport feeder services/ first-and-last mile services.
Participate in conducting studies needed to develop, regulate and integrate emerging areas of Smart Mobility (such as Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, flexible/demand- responsive transport services, shared economy, point-to-point transport modes, etc.).
Study and evaluate the impact of different mobility modes which can enhance the optimization, integration and sustainability of the Client transportation system
Assess and make recommendations regarding the readiness of Client (in terms of regulations, specifications, information systems, infrastructure, etc.) to keep up with public transport and mobility technological advances and innovations and guarantee sustainability
Study the role of sharing economy (car sharing, bicycle sharing, ride sourcing/ride-hailing, etc.) in supporting and complementing public transport and provide sound technical advice
Study and plan high-tech, demand-responsive services (vans and buses with on-demand scheduling and flexible routing)
Study and make recommendations regarding smart services and mobile applications for public transportation (including artificial intelligence, smart trip planners, etc.)
Conduct international benchmarking and studies related to global Smart Mobility planning trends and technologies and identify implications on transportation system
Undertake reviews and investigations of operational matters and prepare reports as requested.
Industry Type :
Recruitment / Placement Firm / Executive Search
Functional Area :
Corporate Planning / Consulting / Strategy / M&A
Desired Candidate Profile
· Result Orientation
· Analytical Thinking
· Knowledge Sharing
· Champion Change and Innovation
· Industry and Global Perspective
· Leadership and management skills
· Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
· Must have a Master in Transportation Planning or Engineering from a recognized
University, Ph.D. is a plus.
· Minimum 15 years of relevant experience in transportation and mobility planning and
· Fluent in Arabic and English (reading, writing, and speaking).
· Excellent knowledge of transportation scenario evaluation tools and procedures
· Familiarity with current and emerging best practices related to the planning, design,
delivery and operation of Smart Mobility solutions
· Data manipulation and proficiency in the use of relevant software;