Consultant, Advisory Services

WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

We value our people and our reputation
We are locally dedicated with international scale
We are future focused and challenge the status quo
We foster collaboration in everything we do
We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Position Description

WSP has an opening for a Consultant to join our Advisory Services team in Ottawa. We seek problem-solvers who combine strong analytical skills and the ability to develop innovative solutions independently. The position will involve supporting the team in the preparation of a wide range of financial and economic analyses, feasibility studies, due diligence and policy research through multi-disciplinary assignments. As a Consultant in our Advisory Services Group, you will be part of a team working on national and international engagements for public and private sector clients that own, operate, and invest in transportation infrastructure assets. We are looking for a hard-working, outside-the-box thinker to join our growing team in Ottawa.

About WSP Advisory Services

Our Advisory Services group is focused on providing policy support, financial analysis, management consulting, economic analysis, risk analysis, ITS planning and asset management services to public and private transportation infrastructure owners and operators. We work to improve performance and ensure the application of industry-leading practices to help address tomorrow’s transportation infrastructure and policy challenges today. Additional information about WSP’s Advisory Services group can be found at:

Conduct both qualitative and quantitative analyses such as economic cost-benefit analyses/business cases, financial modelling, feasibility studies, and due diligence
Proactively undertake business development efforts by identifying, capturing and responding to opportunities
Establish and maintain good working relationships and communication with clients, department managers, project managers, internal and external leads
Ensure quality control and quality assurance.
Other duties as assigned/required.

Post-secondary degree with a major in engineering, planning or business
Advanced degree in engineering, planning, business, economics or finance is preferred
CFA or other financial modelling designations would be considered an asset
Experience with transportation policy and knowledge of new mobility considered an asset
Experience working with Provincial and Federal clients would be considered an asset
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical and quantitative skills, particularly through Excel based analyses
Ability to think creatively, work independently and deliver high-quality work with minimal supervision
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment to meet strict deadlines
Committed team player with strong communication and organizational skills

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

For more information, please contact referencing N193938.

If you wish to apply, please click on the following link.