AECOM Associate Director, Economics in Singapore, Singapore

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149283BR

Position Title Associate Director, Economics

Job Category Economics

Business Line Economics

Country Singapore

State/Province/Region SG - Singapore

City Singapore

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide services with a concentration in economic analysis. Our economic services encompass planning and programming, measuring and testing, and strategy and implementation for a broad range of clients.

Job Summary

  • Being accountable for business development, prepare proposals and presentations.

  • Lead domestic and international project teams on land-based development consultancy projects.

  • Provide consultative services to governments and private sector clients regarding leisure, tourism and resort planning, new town planning, urban regeneration, infrastructure and transportation economics, etc.

  • Provide development recommendations and strategies for tourism, commercial, and residential projects.

  • Interact with urban design, environmental and infrastructure planning teams in an integrated working environment.

  • Manage the project deliverables, including ensuring deadlines are met, client management and staff management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience, preferably in real estate sector

  • Experience in business development and prior marketing in Asian market is essential; preferably in real estate or economic development environment

  • Ability to present projects, ideas and proposals to clients and public sector

  • Ability to lead financial feasibility and land use phasing studies

  • Good client-management skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Economics, Real Estate, Planning or other related disciplines. Master Degree is highly preferred

  • Candidate with less experience would be considered as Associate.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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