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AECOM Technical Associate Director - Security (Civil Infrastructure) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

  • Develop a comprehensive threat assessment for multiple infrastructure projects, covering a wide range of scenarios, from petty crime to terrorism, identify and evaluate security threats, considering various factors such as location, type of property, and potential risks.

  • Develop the security Strategy of the infrastructure projects with realistic and cost-effective strategies tailored to each client's unique needs.

  • Assist in prioritizing security measures based on potential risks and operational requirements, while considering factors such as budget constraints and adaptability to future changes.

  • Develop the mitigation measures plan, recommend appropriate security measures, including both physical and electronic solutions.

  • Assist in estimating cost, coordination with clients, and adapting strategies to evolving security needs.

  • Propose a variety of technical security solutions, including video surveillance, access control, intrusion detection, and communication systems. Collaborate with multidisciplinary design teams to integrate security systems with development infrastructure.

  • Develop the physical security design concepts such as landscaping, and crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED).

  • Provide support in project coordination, tender processes, compliance reviews, through the project lifecycle activities related to security implementation.

  • Propose the latest security trends, and innovative technologies in the field.


  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in security risk management, strategy, and systems design.

  • Must have Civil infrastructure projects experience.

  • Work under pressure with the ability to prioritize and plan effectively.

  • Middle East experience will be advantageous.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


Masters or bachelors degree in engineering (Electronics, Telecommunications or Electrical)

Additional Information



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10110177

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site