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AECOM Senior Associate - Urban Design in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

Take lead on multiple complex urban design and strategic planning projects and lead key client key accounts.

Plan and conduct design and creative review sessions for ongoing projects and competitions.

Contribute to the recruitment process to fill in gaps in skills and resources

Maintain diversity in the workforce and promote equal growth opportunities between Urban designer in terms of leading projects and managing teams.

Lead on thought leaderships presentation and design dialogues for benefit of wider team.

Challenges applicable urban design norms and guidelines but also

Reinforce and strengthen project teams ideas for implementation and further consideration.

Lead studio design ethos discussions and design drivers. Steer and define projects innovative visions in line with the studio ethos, the site potentials and the project brief.

Maintain quality across the various urban design project deliverables from design concepts to graphics. Protect brand through graphics style and deliverables quality.

Help staff develop additional skillsets and experience on projects and in the studio.

Present clearly design ideas internally and externally with clear narrative.

Bridge between delivering design ideas and delivering to budget. Understand client objectives and steer design thinking accordingly.

Facilitate the implementation of innovative urban design attributes and solutions and provide tools and resources to the team to do so.

Facilitate the use of new innovative digital tools in urban design projects and lead on identifying internal research and development topics.

Drive direct reports to embrace digital transformation and innovation.

Lead and facilitate key client workshops and board of directors/CEO’s presentations.

Manage urban design bids and proposals and establish winning themes and defining differentiators. Understand pricing and qualification aspects and establish price winning strategies.

Maintain performance of resources and projects KPI’s and establish means and ways to enhance performance.

Ensure appropriate utilization of staff skillset and time across projects and bids.

Contribute to the short term and long-term resource planning by managing projects resource requirement and coordinate/resolve with other peers’ conflicts.

Be an ambassador of safety procedure in the office and outside office and provide staff with support where needed at personal level.

Manage people career path and growth and establish plans for short- and long-term development goals.

Qualifications

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10075256

Business Line: U&P

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Design

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