AECOM Associate Director, Landscape Design, Chongqing in chongqing, China

China - Chongqing Municipality, chongqing

Job Summary

  • Work, inspire and manage a diverse team of design professionals from around the world focusing on strong communication and team leadership abilities.

  • Lead design in a holistic process oriented approach based on a contemporary innovative methodology from the vision to built works.

  • Lead design and direct a diverse practice and project typology from multi-disciplinary projects articulating complex urban, ecological and social issues to innovative site specific landscape works.

  • Recruit and manage a team of designers in new office.

  • Develop landscape design plans in response to technical problems posed by a project’s scope. Develops innovative solutions to problems.

  • Serve as a technical design expert to the project, but generally works through staff to develop and execute design.

  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard landscape architecture techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications on projects.

  • Play a key role in projects, as a lead, project manager, or critical designer.

  • Lead projects that are medium to large in size: responsible for financial management of the project, ensuring key deadlines are met and that the project stays on schedule and staff are working together effectively.

  • Manage the presentation and report development for clients.

  • Play a key role in client management and client satisfaction.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture or related field required; Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture preferred.

  • 15+ years’ post-graduate experience; 5+ years as a team leader.

  • Ability to lead and manage a team of junior to mid level designers.

  • Excellent coordination skills and the ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills essential.

  • Experience working on international large-scale mixed-use, commercial, open-space and residential projects.

  • Ability to conceive, design and communicate master plans and cityscapes from a blank canvas

  • Promising portfolio of built work which demonstrates technical capabilities.

  • Ability to lead a project team on small to medium-sized projects.

  • Strong conceptual ability highly regarded.

  • Good writing and oral communication skills in English; Mandarin would be a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

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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Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country China

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 203139BR

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.