Careers - Think Research

ATM & Airport Consultant careers at Think Research

Why Think

We are a growing company with clients in almost 30 countries across 4 continents.  Our success in recent years has led to more growth, more variety and more opportunity for all our staff. 

We pride ourselves on our investment in people and offer full employee support and tailored career development and progression opportunities. We operate in an open plan office and have full transparency across the company.

People are at the heart of the company and everything that we do. We understand the importance of a good work/life balance and that all employees are different, so we also offer flexible working options.

Our Staff

Our staff are bright, young positive people, we give them the freedom to take ownership of their work and projects from their very first day. We value their hard work and dedication and believe that the more they put into a project the more they get out of it for themselves.

We have a dedicated training resource which we encourage staff to use to broaden their skill set and knowledge-base and to give them the opportunity to progress in their areas of interest.

Our staff have travelled the world from Sweden to New Zealand and made major contributions to the industry’s most pioneering projects, helped deliver extra capacity to the world’s busiest airports and have helped delivered over 25 SESAR projects.


We are a modern consultancy with old fashioned virtues. We believe in transparency, simplicity, clarity, honesty and value. Ultimately, we strive to be a company that our client’s value and our staff feel passionately about so why not apply today and join the team.


Employee Benefits
  • Work for an award-winning company
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • 36 Days holiday (inclusive of UK Bank Holidays)
  • Graduate scheme
  • Tailored career development and performance reviews
  • Targeted training and continuous coaching
  • Generous Maternity & Paternity pay
  • Company Sick Pay scheme
  • Paid charity leave (up to a maximum of 5 working days)
  • Flexible working options available
  • Regular team social events



Our Think head office is situated along the South Coast of the UK in Bournemouth and we can’t think of a better location to work….

  • Bournemouth IllustrationSeven miles of award-winning Blue Flag beaches
  • Our own micro-climate with 25% more sunshine than the UK average
  • Less than 2 hours from London by car or train
  • Less than 1 hour from the picturesque New Forest and 2 major world heritage sites- Jurassic Coast and Stonehenge
  • Recently named as one of the UK’s top 10 cities to live in, which is good going considering it is not even a city
  • Home to one of the largest natural harbours in the world
  • On average house prices are 50% lower in comparison to the average price in London
  • One of the fastest growing technology economies in the UK
  • Free Summer festivals & events including the UK’s largest free air festival
  • 41 schools rated Outstanding by Ofsted (89% of schools rated Good or Outstanding)


Job Vacancies

Due to a period of company growth we have the following career opportunities currently available:

Graduate Consultant/ Analyst

Location: Bournemouth, UK.

Salary: £25,000-£35,000 DOE

Description: We are looking for candidates with a technical and analytical background to support our growth.  This is an exciting opportunity to work for an award-winning ATM & Airports Consultancy.  As a Graduate Consultant / Analyst with us you will be involved in a variety of interesting projects for clients around the world, be expected to build and manage client relationships and maintain the standards that we expect on each assignment. The ideal candidates will have at least a numerate degree (2:1 or above) or Master’s degree in Mathematics/Operational Research/ Analytics/Physics/Computer Science/ Engineering (or similar) with demonstrable experience in the use of at least one of R, SQL, Python or equivalent high-level programming languages for data analytics.

Please note that we can only accept applications from UK or EU citizens with settled or pre-settled status.

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Senior Consultant

Location: Bournemouth, UK.

Salary: DOE

Description: Due to company growth, we are seeking Senior Consultants to join the team at our Bournemouth office. We are looking for candidates with knowledge of key aspects of the industry from strategy and policy, through technology and operations, as well as having an excellent understanding of how airports, Air Traffic Management, UAS and airlines fit into the overall aviation industry.

Candidates for this position should be ambitious and interested to learn more about the workings of the aviation industry. You should have a numerate degree (e.g. engineering/science preferred) and at least 5 years’ work experience, which could be in a variety of backgrounds e.g. in aviation consultancy, with an airport, within an ANSP, a research organisation or a regulatory body. 

Please note that we can only accept applications from UK or EU citizens with settled or pre-settled status.

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To apply for any of the above positions please send a cover letter expressing your reason for applying for the role and your CV to Please also include the title of the position you are applying for within the email subject line. 

We would expect candidates who are selected for interview to prepare and deliver a presentation on a topic of our choosing. We would expect new recruits to be able to be based at our office in Bournemouth unless specified above


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