Freight and Logistics Market Analyst / Transport Economist (f/m/d)

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Freight and Logistics Market Analyst / Transport Economist (f/m/d)

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Entry date: immediately Job No.: 86649
  • DB Engineering&Consulting GmbH
  • Doha
  • Engineering
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Application deadline: Open

Railways for the world of tomorrowDeutsche Bahn’s expertise is in high demand all around the world. As a leading engineering and consulting company in the rail sector, DB Engineering & Consulting offers that knowledge – starting with an idea and continuing all the way to operations. We advise our customers in Germany and around the globe, develop technically sophisticated and customized infrastructure, mobility and transport solutions. With sustainable concepts, we ensure the future success of economic regions, make important contributions to the protection of the environment and help shape the world of the future. Since 1966, DB Engineering & Consulting has implemented thousands of projects of any size and complexity in over 100 countries. About 5,000 employees from 84 nations are currently realizing the projects of our customers with professional knowledge and intercultural experience.We are seeking a Freight and Logistics Market Analyst / Transport Economist as a member of our Qatar Freight Master Plan Team. In your role, you will be providing high-level technical support to the Project team experts and coordinate all different involved parties related to transportation economics.     The job opening is located in Doha, Qatar and offers exciting challenges and potential for career growth.


  • Coordinate the experts of DB E&C sub consultant in preparation of freight market and logistics market analysis
  • Analysis of freight transport and logistics relevant trends, derivation of measures and creation of development scenarios
  • Preparation of MCA and CBA including methodology
  • Preparation of data collection methodology, review of the design and monitoring framework, carry out a financial management assessment (FMA)
  • Design the funds flow and disbarment mechanisms and estimate the investment risk and propose a practical strategy for mitigating the risks
  • Carry out economic analysis of improvement options considering the distribution of benefits and costs
  • Structured and independent leading of tasks
  • Writing reports


  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Transportation Economics or Transportation Planning
  • Master’s degree holder is an advantage
  • 15 years working experience in freight/rail/airports/seaports transportation planning or economics
  • Technical background includes travel demand forecasting, economic benefit evaluation and BCA for transportation infrastructure, market analysis for freight/airports/seaports, rail operations, service design and scheduling, traffic simulation, knowledge of analytical and statistical techniques
  • Strong background in preparation of market forecast and trends in freight traffic
  • Working experience in preparation of MCA and CBA including methodology
  • Fluency in English. Communication skills in other language would be an advantage
  • Qatar/GCC experience would be an advantage
  • Experience in use of economic analysis software
  • Past transportation projects relating to freight would be an advantage  
  • Experience with working with authorities in the Middle East would be a plus
  • Excellent communication skills are essential to success in this role

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