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Job Information

AECOM Senior Associate- Urban Planning in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

  • Manages and delivers high value complex multi-disciplinary projects with project management skills, working directly with the Associate Director and Director levels

  • Leads showcase complex proposals and ensures high quality output including innovative ways to present

  • Independently manages client expectations and deliverables to ensure alignment with contracted scopes by leading client and project meetings, articulating and defending the work undertaken.

  • Ability to operate as a technical lead for multiple projects at various scale of master planning projects with a sound understanding of all relevant planning workstreams.

  • Provide specific technical expertise in spatial planning, regional planning, developing governance and implementation strategies

  • Has strong capabilities to coordinate, challenge, and manage multiple disciplines for complex projects and communicate project objectives/deliverables to drive the best outcome.

  • Has strong people management skills and provides professional urban/environmental planning mentorship/guidance to junior staff members.

  • Seeks out ways to improve planning/environmental analysis processes and ensures critical thinking is conducted throughout the planning team.

  • Has excellent written and presentation skills in English/Arabic (preferred) with an ability to coordinate and develop a deliverable (report) as well as create a presentation and summary to support the deliverable.

  • Leads more than one specialty topic / interests in urban planning e.g., wellness planning / placemaking

  • Strong understanding of planning / environmental governance and policy and can communicate planning / environmental governance and policy and make recommendations to clients where relevant.

  • Can structure and manage tailored planning guidelines and controls as per client requirements.

  • Strong ability to communicate differences between planning stages and drive outcomes of report structure and content.

  • Communicates and coordinates with clients and project teams to enable creation of project briefs to set out project objectives.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and government (approving agencies) to advance approvals of development, Master Plans, Development Guidelines and policies.

  • Liaise with government agencies and other authorities as may be required regarding development objectives, policies and procedures

  • Senior Associate – Urban Planner role sits within the Urban Planning of the Urbanism + Planning practice line and leads the implementation of strategy for teams or units within a business, function or geographic operation, including projects and achievement of result.

  • The position requires to lead, develop and produce quality product and implement practice plans and project requirements and will develop and implement a business development plan and marketing activities to cultivate a presence and client base in the market and secure future planning and design projects for the practice.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 14 + years

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree in planning and design, environment, urban policy, sustainable development or equivalent.

Masters degree preferred.

Professional membership such as RTPI, AICP, PIA, CIP, SIP or equivalent required

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line U&P

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257510BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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