Principal Consultant

Team: Payments, Mobility & Insights, USA
Location: California
Timing: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

About Rebel

Rebel is a global advisory firm headquartered in the Netherlands. Established in 2002, Rebel is a leader in strategic, financial, operational, technical and procurement advisory services for both public and private sector clients. Rebel provides industry specific expertise, organized in specialized ventures for all infrastructure sectors, including water and waste management, energy and renewables, ports, sustainable transportation, digital innovation as well as social infrastructure and housing. Rebel is an employee-owned company that prizes initiative, innovation, and insight in serving our client’s multi-faceted challenges in a cooperative and collegial environment.

Rebel Payments, Mobility & Insights (PMI) is a global team of 15 specialized consultants with cross cutting experience procuring, structuring, and managing multi-operator, multimodal mobility systems. On a global scale, the transportation sector is rapidly evolving to achieve sustainability and equity objectives as well as to adapt to new technologies, business models, and changing travel demands. Our team supports governments and private sector companies with understanding, assessing, and adapting to these changes to ensure private incentives and public objectives align for maximum social benefit. Our global presence coupled with data driven insights ensure our clients understand emerging and evolving business models, standards, policies and practices that matter for making sound policy and business decisions.

In everything we do, it is our aim to make a positive impact on the world. That might seem like an ambitious goal, but that challenge is close to the heart of all Rebels. We invite you to join us and to become part of the change. Let’s think beyond our current constraints; as governments, as companies and as individuals.

About the Position / Responsibilities

Rebel offers a dynamic and self-directed work environment that is fast-paced, congenial, and supportive. We seek an experienced senior consultant to join our team in California with the following core responsibilities:

  • Translate findings and results into concise reports and presentations
  • Business development and writing proposals
  • Project managing different work tasks, coordinating team members and tracking
    and monitoring budgets
  •  Regular client engagement and concisely presenting findings to clients
  • Review own and others work for accuracy and make necessary suggestions and
    changes
  • Develop strategies and unique market insights that support in meeting client
    objectives
  •  Support and mentor colleagues in developing their skillsets and expertise

About You / Qualifications

We are seeking a Principal Consultant who has the following skills and qualifications:

  • A background working with or within public, private, and nonprofit sectors
  • Five to ten years of experience in transportation planning; operations, urban/city/regional planning, public policy, urban design, geography, or economics
  • Skills and enthusiasm for business development
  • Excellent written, verbal, and other communication skills, including facilitating workshops and leading strategy sessions with executives
  • The ability to manage complex projects on time and on budget
  • The ability to organize, supervise, analyze, and communicate a wide range of transportation data and complete (directly or manage the completion of) data analysis, feasibility studies, or other transportation reports
  •  Interest in an international portfolio and the ability to collaborate with a global team
  •  Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  •  Above all, we are looking for someone who has a passion for sustainable transportation systems and is interested in making communities better for our clients and their constituents.

We also value personal traits such as:

  • Grit
  • Curiosity
  • Sense of humor
  • Empathy
  • A taste for the good things in life

Location & Benefits

Applicants should be able to be located within California and to have regular access to an internet connection to properly engage in our remote working environment. Occasional team meetups will be arranged to make sure that an in-person connection between team members is maintained.
We have a variety of projects within California and the United States, as well as projects around the world. While much of our work can be accomplished digitally, some travel for work will be required.
Rebel offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental coverage, retirement, personal time off, and parental leave.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter that describes your experience and what you would bring to the position to polina.beqiraj@rebelgroup.com with “Rebel PMI Principal Consultant” in the subject line. Selected applicants will be contacted via email. In your cover letter, please indicate how/where you learned of this job opportunity. Applications will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employment

To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all, Rebel bases its employment decisions on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Rebel is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.