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AECOM Architectural Lead in Bukit Damansarsa, Malaysia

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

AECOM is seeking a Architectural Lead to be based in Malaysia.

Job Summary

AECOM Malaysia is seeking to hire a Architectural Lead for our Malaysia Office. Responsibilities, required experience, and qualifications are summarized below:


  • Conceptualize concept and schematic designs

  • Negotiate with contractors on design requirements and building progress

  • Oversee progress of on-site work; ensure project is built according to design plans and resolve any issues that may arise

  • Work with engineers with surveyors to make sure that the building plans meet the necessary building standards

  • Lead architecture design and execution for high profile projects, provide design directions to the project teams and control design quality.

  • Responsible for financial management of the project, ensure key deadlines are met and staff are working together effectively; Lead design in a holistic process-oriented approach based on a contemporary innovative methodology from the vision to build works;

  • Evaluate, select and apply standard architecture design techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Client Management- Play a key role in client and government management and keep positive feedback and satisfaction; Confer with clients regarding design schemes and implementation

  • Develop solutions that effectively address the social, legal and economic implications of the physical form; Coordinate and consult with government and local regulatory agencies on scope and impact of project when necessary

  • Responsible for providing architectural guidance, calculations, analysis, studies and recommendations for a specialized segment of the Architectural Discipline within the schedules and budget of an assigned project.

  • May manage various size groups of architects, designers and/or specialists.

Minimum Requirements


  • Master’s / Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or related fields

  • Qualified architect with relevant experiences working on large scale Critical Facilities/ Data Center projects

  • Architectural Lead - Minimum experience of 8 -10 + years

  • Being registered with the Board of Architects Malaysia will be an advantage

  • Experience in leading the end-to-end large scale projects, including conceptual design, design development, facilitating, communicating, and technical coordination with client side and design consultant team.

  • Good communication and presentation skills. Able to speak and write English fluently

  • Project experience in commercial, residential, retail, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, aviation sectors will be helpful

Preferred Qualifications


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 Architecture and Design

Business Line Architecture

Business Group Corporate

Country Malaysia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268844BR

Clearance Required 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.