Senior Associate – Urban Planning (Housing Specialist) – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM Senior Associate – Urban Planning (Housing Specialist) in Dubai-
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai- Dubai
Job Summary
The Senior Associate- Housing Specialist forms part of the multi-disciplinary
team of Urban Planning within the Design- Planning and Economics Studio to
lead- develop and produce quality products relating to strategic planning-
policy planning- master planning as well as developing governance structures-
strategies- plans and actions for implementing projects. The role specifically
requires experience- knowledge- and and/or qualification in housing policy
area (such as affordable housing and/or housing in general in the context of
Middle East). Qualifications and/or working experience in project management

urban economics and/or real estate are highly preferred. Also- the positio

requires developing and implementing a business development plan and marketin

activities to cultivate a presence and client base in the market and secur

future planning and design projects for the practice.

Job Duties:

Liaising and coordination of projects with the Associate Principal/ Leader.

Provide specific technical expertise in spatial and strategic planning and work within a team of planners- urban designers- landscape architects and engineers to complete land development- master planning- and strategic planning projects.

Degree and/or working experience in strategic projects relating to housing (in particular in the Middle East context)- urban economics- real estate etc.

Lead and manage complex technical projects and multi-disciplinary teams to successful conclusions/outcomes on a project-by-project basis. Account for the budget- programme and general performance associated with such projects.

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.

Ensure compliance with the company`s Quality Assurance policies and procedures.

Assist the Associate Principal – SPED in identification and pursuit of business development opportunities- and growth of the business through new and repeat clients

Prepare proposals and qualification documents in the interest of obtaining new assignments.

Assist the Associate Principal/Planning Discipline Lead in recruiting appropriately qualified and experienced staff members.

Provide such further assistance to senior management as may be required from time to time.

Prepare and present submissions/reports for planning scheme amendments.

Provide effective representation for the organisation- developing and managing relationships with the client and other local authorities.

Specific Skills Required

Exceptional experience in preparing high-quality- multi-disciplinary written and illustrative planning principles- concepts- strategies- controls and guidelines

Strong ability to write- refine and deliver final reports with regard to planning- urban design and development projects

Ability to structure- lead and participate in planning- urban design and development workshops as required

Ability to lead and manage complex- multi-disciplinary projects to successful delivery of outcomes within budget and programme

Proven track record in seeking- securing- maintaining and managing positive and successful liaison with clients

Strong ability to work either in a team- or alone with positive results from either scenario

Ability to mentor and train more junior staff- either in the course of a project or through a separate programme

Minimum Requirements

15+ years` experience in the Urban Planning field- candidates would ideally have worked on government and private sector projects. Management experience is required as the successful candidate would lead a multi-disciplinary small team.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor`s Degree in Urban Planning- Town Planning- Architecture or Design.

Additional studies/qualifications in housing- urban economics- real estate would be preferred.

RTPI membership and Arabic speaking would be advantageous.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 221604BR

Additional Locations AE – Abu Dhabi- International Tower- Capital Centre

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.

Senior Transport Planner – Dubai – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM Senior Transport Planner – Dubai in Dubai- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai- Dubai
Job Summary
Our Dubai office is currently seeking a Senior Transport Engineer/ Planner to
join our SP&A Team. We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with
individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and
determination to support our expanding workload. The role would ideally suit a
planner with experience of working on large scale TIS and TMP studies in Dubai
with experience of liaising with RTA for approvals.
Job Duties:
The appropriate level of expertise is required so that the following duties
can be carried out to the necessary standards. The duties of the Senio

Transport Planner/Engineer fall broadly into two categories – Technica

Management and Business Development Support. Key duties are as follows.

Effectively lead and contribute to Dubai transport planning and traffic engineering project tasks for various transport studies

Takes the lead on relevant projects and/or main project tasks

Provide development control- spatial planning and transport strategy advice including liaison with RTA engineers

Be responsible for the delivery of relevant project reports

Be aware of and adhere to relevant Dubai and other legislation- codes of practice and departmental policies when planning and delivering transportation and traffic engineering related projects in the region

Continuously improve technical and industry knowledge by participating in forums and other industry related programs

Research- analyse and report on a range of transportation and traffic engineering related projects

Act as Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager as necessary including monitoring of financial and team performance

Develop project plans and detailed methodologies together with technical leader

Ensuring appropriate local resourcing levels for project work to be delivered efficiently

Provide technical support and supervision to junior staff

Ensuring technical content and quality of output produced are in line with the project brief and AECOM`s quality procedures.

Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.

Produce guides- case studies and deliver presentations

Manage and/or contribute to the preparation of client reports- bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business

Review internal processes for effectiveness and efficiency and suggest possible areas for improvement where necessary

Support team manager in mentoring junior staff

Other duties as required

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning and traffic engineering for a range of relevant projects and studies

Experience in traffic analysis and using HCS- SYNCHRO-SimTraffic- SIDRA-

Experience with various strategic modelling platforms such as Cube and VISUM (preferred)

Professional Accreditation:

Member of one of more professional organisations as asset (e.g. Charted Institute of Logistics and Transportation- PEng- PE)

Additional Comments:

The candidate should be able to travel locally- regionally- and internationally. Arabic language skills (reading- writing- and spoken) are an asset.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in Engineering or a related discipline (mandatory)

Masters Degree – Transport related (preferred)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 221099BR

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.

BIM Coordinator – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM BIM Coordinator- Abu Dhabi in Dubai- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
BIM Coordinator is responsible for specific technical tasks on projects with a
focus on model QAQC- as well as supporting Civil Infrastructure department
with BIM implementation. BIM Coordinator provides one-on-one training to the
staff- problem solving- and assisting in the composition and writing of
project BIM plans. Involved in the hands-on aspects of office template and
library development- composition of training and procedure documents- and
other hands-on technical tasks to support project delivery teams using BIM.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Drafting project BIM execution plans for BIM Manager`s to review and approve.

Performing Model QA/QC checks on projects.

Working with project delivery team members to resolve model problems and ensure their understanding of project- office and/or client BIM standards.

Lead training sessions with project teams on software applications and processes

Contribute to the development of processes- procedures- templates- and model content for project delivery.

Research and development around existing applications and custom applications to aid in the project deliver and project management workflows.

Specific Skills Required:

Expert in the use of Autodesk Civil 3D;

Experienced in Navisworks.

Knowledge of one of the GIS applications (i.e. ESRI ArcGIS- ArcGIS Server) and/or Autodesk Infraworks is preferred;

Knowledge of other civil BIM tools e.g. Bentley PowerCivil- or other Civil & Infrastructure-specific model authoring application is a plus;

Knowledge of Solibri- Tekla BIMsight or other model interrogation and collaboration software package is a plus;

Strong verbal communication skills mandatory.

Strong written communication skills preferred (required for promotion).

Experience in BIM / GIS project management and delivery

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 2 years of hands-on BIM project delivery experience or 2-4 years technical design project delivery experience

Preferred Qualifications

B.Sc in Engineering- Master planning or Surveying. Additional Training geospatial applications a plus.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 219088BR

Additional Locations AE – Dubai- UAE – UBora Tower

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.

Graduate Planner – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM Graduate Planner in Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
The AECOM Design- Planning and Economics team currently have an exciting
opportunity for a Graduate Urban Planner. Our graduate Urban Planners
contribute to the conception of creative- contextually responsive and
economically viable urban planning strategies and solutions. The successful
candidate will be required to work as a part of the Design- Planning and
Economics team with a specific focus on environmental planning and
sustainability and integrate with the wider AECOM disciplines to provide
technical support on a variety of master planning projects.
The Graduate Urban Planner will be encouraged to undertake further trainin

for self- development to assist in reaching annual goals. The successfu

candidate will also be encouraged to integrate into the organization an

specifically with other graduates in order to build interpersonal skills an

foster future working relationships.

Early work with us will typically include the following:

Providing support in terms of technical expertise and administration for a range of projects- including strategic planning- land use planning- master planning and environmental planning.

Work within multi-disciplinary teams of planners- urban designers- landscape architects and engineers to complete land development- master planning and strategic planning projects.

Undertake data and information collection and analyse this to identify opportunities and constraints- inform land use datasets and other outputs as part of planning projects.

The review and understanding of such items as master plan data sets (build and maintain data sets to establish urban planning parameters). This will be coupled with the understanding of applying development assumptions and the various elements that come together to inform and create a plan.

Support environmental permitting process by collecting required data and help prepare the application forms.

General knowledge on sustainable planning principles- concepts- strategies- controls and guidelines in line with local and international regulations and standards; and a keen interest in obtaining local and international sustainability certifications such as Estidama- Al Sa`fat and LEED.

Provide support to senior environmental planning and sustainability staff to generate written and illustrative environmental and sustainable planning components of DPE project deliverables.

Communication of task progress to relevant senior staff member or project manager.

Prepare presentations for ultimate delivery to clients- stakeholders and government

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Urban Planning and/or a related discipline

Working knowledge of MS Office software programs.

Good knowledge of Microsoft excel and maintaining complex datasets.

Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is highly beneficial.

Able to set priorities and meeting critical time deadlines.

Able to interface effectively with both clients and other inter-office disciplines

Up to 1 year experience in urban planning or related field is beneficial

Preferred Qualifications

The ability to identify and analyse complex- multi-disciplinary issues.

The ability to manage your time effectively.

Must be pro-active- agile and adaptable to various working scenarios.

Must be a highly motivated self-starter.

Must have excellent communication- interpersonal and organizational skills.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Environmental

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 219333BR

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.

Transport Planner – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM Transport Planner- Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
The duties of the Consultant Transport Planner/Engineer fall primarily under
the category of Technical Support- but also start to incorporate elements of
Business Development.
Key duties are as follows:
Technical Support:
Contribute to successful project completion by providing technical services in accordance with project time- quality and cost objectives as agreed with the Project Manager
Maintain- enhance and apply both design and technical knowledge
Ensure CAD protocols of drawings are correct.
Continuously improve technical and industry knowledge by participating in forums and other industry related programs

research- analyse and report on a range of quantitative and qualitative transport related projects

Assist in the preparation of tender submissions

Act as a Deputy Project Manager or Project Manager- as necessary

Develop detailed methodologies

Undertake data recording and analysis tasks

Review internal processes for effectiveness and efficiency and suggest possible areas for improvement where necessary

Other duties as required

Specific Skills Required

The candidate should have:

In-depth understanding of the underlying principles of traffic and transport planning and engineering- sufficient to carry out and support transport planning studies

Sound database / spreadsheet skills and preferably abilities in statistical / transport modelling software and the ability to handle large data sets

Working knowledge of AutoCAD- MicroStation beneficial- but not mandatory

A clear appreciation and understanding of fundamental highways engineering principles

Excellent technical writing skills

Very good Project Management skills

In-depth understanding of all aspects of AECOM`s Project Delivery System (PDS)

Very good understanding and practical use of AECOM`s APIC system

Technical skill set will include good understanding and practical use of the
following:

Highway Capacity Software (HCS)- Sidra and Synchro

In-depth knowledge of Trip and Parking Generation using locally and internationally developed rates

Local Authority (e.g. DoT- RTA- SRTA- etc.) requirements for Traffic impacts Studies and Transportation Master Plans

Knowledge of transport requirements of other peripheral agencies (e.g. civil defence- traffic police- planning departments- environmental agencies- etc.)

Interprets and applies applicable government codes- ordinances and regulations.

Initiates actions necessary to correct deficiencies or violations of regulations.

Assists with updates and maintenance of Comprehensive Plan- transportation plan and land development regulations.

Acts as a liaison between community groups- government agencies- developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans.

Conducts review of various development applications- including plats- permits- site plans- variance requests and rezonings.

Conducts extensive research in specific or general project areas.

Writes and presents formal and technical reports- working papers and correspondence.

Identifies community problems- issues and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning.

Develops long range plans for communities with common developmental issues.

Develops strategies to promote economic and community development- or efficient land use consistent with community goals.

Evaluates adequacy of community facilities in meeting current and projected needs.

Recommends priorities- schedules and funding sources to implement public improvements plan.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning/engineering

This position requires a minimum of 2-5 years relevant experience and knowledge regarding transportation planning/engineering

Additional Comments:

The candidate should be able to travel locally within the UAE- and regionally to neighbouring countries

Arabic language skills (reading- writing- and spoken) are an asset

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field (mandatory)

Masters Degree (beneficial)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218707BR

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.

Events| Sales and Planning Executive – Marriott Hotel Downtown – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 19073709
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Marriott Hotel Downtown| Abu Dhabi| Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed
Street| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

JOB SUMMARY

Maximizes revenue through increased bookings across all segments of the hotel.
Provides an efficient and effective process to quickly handle customer
enquiries within pre-defined parameters. Effectively presents and sells all
conference and banqueting products which meet customer needs.

Responsible for preparing all documentations from proposals| contracts| BEOs|
group resumes and coordinating with proactive sales| property departments and
customer to ensure consistent| high level service throughout contracting| pre-
event| event and post-event phases of property events. This position primarily
handles events of average complexity. Ensures their property events have a
seamless turnover from proactive sales to service and back to sales.
Recognizes opportunities to maximize revenue opportunities by up-selling and
offering enhancements to create outstanding events.
Follows procedures and guidelines to complete assignments. Handles
confidential and sensitive material.

SCOPE / BUSINESS CONTEXT

• A Full Time position based at the Marriott Hotel & Marriott Executive
Apartment Downtown Abu Dhabi.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Experience:
• At least 2 years of related work experience in reactive sales| events|
revenue management or related professional area
• Proven record of sales achievement| Strong administrative and interpersonal
skills
Skills and Knowledge
• Strong Communication skills (verbal| listening| writing)| Good Presentation
skills
• Knowledge of contractual agreements and legal implications| An effective
Team Player in a team based environment
• Effective time management skills| Effective decision making skills| Ability
to influence others
• Good problem-solving skills| Good organization skills| Ability to manage and
balance group and local business
• Ability to implement successful sales strategy| Good negotiation skills|
Innovative
• Pro-active and reliable| Knowledge of operations and associated challenges
for all brands
• Ability to use standard software applications and hotel systems including
SFA| Delphi| PMS| MARSHA etc.
• Basic understanding of need time strategy as developed by Revenue Management
• Good analytical skills| Strong customer and associate relation skills|
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships e.g.| associates| customers|
vendors
Education or Certification
• Excellent level of English is essential; additional languages are desirable
• High school diploma or GED in event management| food and beverage| sales and
marketing and/or related professional area
OR
• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant
Management| Hospitality| Business Administration or related major; 2 years’
experience in the event management| food and beverage| sales and marketing
and/or related professional area required

Key Performance Areas:
• Customer Service – Internal and External
• Business Management
• Performance Management
• Personal Effectiveness

SPECIFIC DUTIES
The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the
successful performance of the position:
Managing Reactive Sales| Event Logistics and Operations
• Ensures Diary Management Systems are updated with all activities as
appropriate
• Convert business through proposal| negotiation and contractual agreement to
ensure all revenue potential and targets are achieved.
• Liaise closely with clients to establish needs and expectations and maintain
records to develop sales opportunities.
• Responds to telephone/email inquiries/ requests for group business in the
defined timeline.
• Create and maintain accurate customer meeting/event records in Opera capture
feedback and make suggestions for adapting offering.
• Suggests positive alternatives through cross-referrals| and ensures that
business booked is within hotel parameters. Processes all correspondence
within acceptable agreed time lines.
• Monitor developments| innovations and best practice across the estate and
competitor organizations and implement any process that will improve sales
performance.
• Ensure follow up takes place with clients and opportunities are sought for
repeat bookings.
• Support other hotel associates on their development of sales awareness and
selling skills.
• Prepares and maintains accurate account information and profiles in Opera
• Ensure that all sales opportunities are effectively cross-referred where
possible using the appropriate cross-sell protocol.
• Produces proposals| contracts| BEO’s| Resumes and other related booking
documentation.
• Ensure strong knowledge of Conference & Events products and selling
strategies.
• Utilizes selling skills to book all aspects of meeting in one phone call.
• Proficiency in meeting room set-ups| A/V| and other support services
• Strong knowledge of all hotels in the cluster; selling features| benefits
and objectives
• Understanding of contract management and legalities.
• Maximize revenue by up-selling creative F & B and other event options
• Understand need hotels strategy as developed by revenue management
• Understand and achievement of team and individual goals
• Ensures that events progress seamlessly by following established procedures|
collaborating with other employees| and ensuring accuracy.
• Greets customer before and during the event phase and hands-off to the Event
Operations team for the execution of details.
• Adheres to all standards| policies| and procedures.
• Ensures billing accuracy and conducts bill reviews with the clients prior to
processing the final bill.
• Manages group room blocks and meeting space for assigned groups of medium
scale.
• Identifies operational challenges associated with his/her group and
determines how to best work with the property staff and customer to solve
these challenges and/or develop alternative solutions.
• Uses his/her judgment to integrate current trends in event management and
event design.
• Acts as liaison between proactive sales person and customer throughout the
proposal| contracting and event process (pre-event| event| post-event).
• Participates in customer site inspections and assists with the sales process
as necessary.
• Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.
• Solicits feedback from the property departments to identify areas for
improvement to enhance the Event Planner’s experience.

Ensuring and Providing Exceptional Customer Service
• Delivers excellent customer service throughout the customer experience and
encourages the same from other employees.
• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
• Sets a positive example for guest relations.
• Coordinates and communicates event details both verbally and in writing to
the customer and property operations.
• Meets & Greets all events on arrival.
• Makes presence known to customer at all times during this process.
• Oversees his/her customer experiences from selling| contracting| pre-
planning through the post event phase until turnover back to proactive sales.
• Follows up with customer post-event.
• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
• Uses personal judgment and expertise to enhance the customer experience.
• Stays available to solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous
arrangements.
• Works to continually improve customer service by integrating obtained
feedback and personal judgment into action plans.
• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses
on continuous improvement.
• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service
levels.
• Ensures hourly employees understand expectations and parameters for event
activities.

Assisting Event Management Teams
• Exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for
guest relations.
• Communicates vision for service delivery in Event Management to ensure
guests are serviced from arrival to departure (e.g.| greeting from maitre’d or
event services team| food and beverage delivery| fulfillment of special
requests| invitation to return).
• Manages customer budgets to maximize revenue and meet customer needs.
• Conducts formal pre- and post-event meetings as required to
review/communicate group needs and feedback.
• Leads formal pre-event and post-event meetings for average assigned groups.
• Facilitates various meetings as he/she perceives necessary (Banquet Event
Order meeting| block review| menu tasting etc).
• Reviews scheduled events and troubleshoots potential challenges/conflicts.
• Appraises the property of all groups that will impact property operations.
• Assists in the execution of brand service initiatives in reactive sales and
event management areas.
• Consults with customers in order to determine objectives and requirements
for events such as meetings| conferences| and conventions.
• Works directly with medium profile and medium revenue groups to ensure an
excellent experience for all customers.

Supporting and Coordinating with the Sales and Marketing Function
• Assists in the proactive sales process and revenue forecasting for customer
groups.
• Up-sells products and services throughout the event process.
• Forecasts group sleeping rooms and event revenue (catering and audio visual)
for his/her groups.

Conducting Human Resources Activities
• Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with employees.
• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals
and/or managers.
• Assists in the development and implementation of corrective action plans.
• Works with Human Resources to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and
regulations.
• Ensures that regular| ongoing communication is happening in all areas of
reactive sales and event operations (e.g.| Banquet Event Order meetings| pre-
event briefings and staff meetings).
• Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.

Safety and Security
• Report work related accidents| or other injuries immediately upon occurrence
to manager/supervisor.

Policies and Procedures
• Follow company and department policies and procedures.
• Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
• Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
• Verify uniform| nametags| and personal appearance are clean| hygienic|
professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Protect company tools| equipment| machines| or other assets in accordance
with company policies and procedures.
• Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by his/her manager.

Communication
• Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette including answering the phone
within 3 rings| answering with a smile in one|s voice| using the callers|
name| transferring calls to appropriate person/department| requesting
permission before placing the caller on hold| taking and relaying messages|
and allowing the caller to end the call.
• Speak to guests and co-workers using clear| appropriate and professional
language.
• Prepare and review written documents (e.g.| daily logs| business letters|
leases| reports)| including proofreading and editing written information to
verify accuracy and completeness.
• Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.

Working with Others
• Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with
other employees and departments.
• Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and
achieve common goals.
• Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
• Handle sensitive issues with tact| respect| diplomacy| and confidentiality

OTHER
• Performs other duties as assigned by the leader to meet business needs.
• Carries responsibility for ensuring that all cash and key security
procedures are adhered at all times as per the hotel policy
• Performs other related tasks as assigned by management.
• Complies with Marriott International Hotels Limited| Continental Office
local policies and procedures and with hotel job aids
• Working hours as required to do your job but normally not less than 48 hours
per week
• This job role is aligned with the Regional bonus scheme eligibility but it
is discretionary based on the hotel financial performance. The bonus
percentage will be guided by the regional team and shall be payable in March
or April of the following year; the amount of the bonus will be based on
annual eligible salary earnings only.

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Events Planning Executive – Lapita – Dubai Parks and Resorts

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Job Number 19000MLI
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Lapita| Dubai Parks and Resorts| Autograph Collection| Jebel
Ali| Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Autograph Collection Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Lapita is a Polynesian themed hotel| located in the heart of Dubai Parks and
Resorts. A hotel which is dedicated to families and friends who want to stay
close to all the activities that the theme parks will be offering. With 504
rooms| including 60 suites and 3 villas| Lapita is the perfect relaxation
point after a day of adventures and fun. Part of Marriott|s Autograph
Collection this amazing hotel offers five food and beverage outlets| two
outdoor pools and a lazy river| a spa and health club| Luna & Nova Kids &
Teens Club as well as meeting and event facilities. The hotel|s name was
inspired by the pre-historic Pacific Ocean people and their journey and
settlement into the Islands ( the Lapita movement ). The design draws its
inspiration from the exotic Polynesian tropical landscapes| featuring
Polynesian flowers| lagoon-style pools| and themed activities.

Marriott|s Autograph Collection features a select group of upscale and luxury
independent partner hotels| each with its own distinct personality|
experience| style and features. Located in major cities and desirable
destinations around the world| Autograph guests favor hotel stays that reflect
their own unique and personal styles. Be a part of our team and deliver an
innovative guest experiences that resists predictability.

Job Summary

Perform general office duties to support Sales & Marketing (e.g.| filing|
sending emails| typing| faxing| copying). Prepare sales-related documents
throughout the sales process (e.g.| proposals| contracts| or banquet event
orders). Promote awareness of brand image internally and externally. Gather
materials and assemble information packages (e.g.| brochures| promotional
materials). Use sales techniques that maximize revenue while maintaining
existing guest loyalty to Marriott. Enter| retrieve| reconcile| and verify
information (e.g.| commissions| leads| third parties) in software involved in
the sales process. Answer guest questions about property facilities/services
(e.g.| hours of operation| rates and room types| packages| promotions|
entertainment| restaurants| special events). Serve as the point of contact for
clients and communicate with them by phone and email to respond to questions
and requests.

Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal
appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary
information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests
according to company standards; anticipate and address guests| service needs;
thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and
professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and
completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and
maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach
common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other
employees. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move|
lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10
pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

Senior Transport Planner – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM Senior Transport Planner- Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi- United Arab
Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
The SP&A Team provides a full range of traffic and transportation planning
services and is a key component in the Civil Infrastructure Business Line. Our
Vision is to be the most recognized and trusted provider of transportation
planning services to our clients in the Middle East. We envisage being the
Middle East Centre of Excellence in all aspects of transport planning- but
particularly in multi-modal transport master planning and transport modelling.
AECOM`s core services in this field include:
Transport Impact Assessments

Transport Network /Master Planning

Transport Policy & Strategy Development

Traffic Capacity Analysis

Demand Forecasting and Management

Parking Studies- Layout & Design

Access Management

Traffic Signal Timing

Traffic Engineering

Strategic Multi-Modal Transport Modelling

Micro Traffic Simulation

Freight Planning and Logistics

Intelligent Transport Systems

3D Modelling & Evaluation

Road Safety Studies & Operational Reviews

Our Abu Dhabi office is currently seeking a Senior Traffic Engineer/ Planner
to join our SP&A Team. We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with
individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and
determination to support our expanding workload. The role would suit a
proactive- enthusiastic and self-motivated individual looking to advance their
career in a dynamic team. This position would ideally suit someone with a
transport planning and traffic modelling background and will be responsible
for providing technical service and support in a variety of the SP&A service
offerings- but with particular responsibility for traffic and transportation
planning.

Job Details:

Effectively lead and contribute to transport planning and traffic engineering project tasks for various transport studies.

Takes the lead on relevant projects and/or main project tasks.

Provide development control- spatial planning and transport strategy advice.

Be responsible for the delivery of relevant project reports.

Be aware of and adhere to relevant legislation- codes of practice and departmental policies when planning and delivering transportation and traffic engineering related projects in the region.

Continuously improve technical and industry knowledge by participating in forums and other industry related programs.

Research- analyse and report on a range of transportation and traffic engineering related projects.

Act as Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager as necessary including monitoring of financial and team performance.

Develop project plans and detailed methodologies together with technical leader.

Ensuring appropriate local resourcing levels for project work to be delivered efficiently.

Provide technical support and supervision to junior staff.

Ensuring technical content and quality of output produced are in line with the project brief and AECOM`s quality procedures.

Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.

Produce guides- case studies and deliver presentations.

Manage and/or contribute to the preparation of client reports- bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business.

Review internal processes for effectiveness and efficiency and suggest possible areas for improvement where necessary.

Support team manager in mentoring junior staff.

Other duties as required:

Business Development Support.

Support practice leader in ensuring key strategic relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders. are effectively developed- managed and maintained.

Provide significant inputs to the preparation of technical and financial bids for major projects in the region and across other business lines.

Manage- lead and produce technical and financial bids for medium to small size projects in the region and across other business lines.

Ensure delivery is in line with the Business Line`s corporate objectives- on time and within the agreed budget.

Effectively represent AECOM to relevant government departments- external agencies and other bodies appropriate to the post.

Support practice leader in developing and implementing initiatives to enhance AECOM`s Transportation Planning services offering- product- and supporting infrastructure (e.g. software- traffic analysis tools- capability statement- etc.)

Maintain appropriate liaison with the business community- stakeholder and advisory groups.

Identify and recommend talent within the transport planning field- and work with the practice leader and Director of SP&A to recruit other transport planners/engineers into the SP&A team to enhance local capabilities and grow the business in accordance with workload.

Assist practice leader in identifying opportunities and prospects.

Liaise with other AECOM geographies to maximize the AECOM offering.

Specific Skills Required:

Good understanding of industry transportation planning and traffic engineering practices- including the underlying principles sufficient to carry out and lead transport studies

Working knowledge of GIS packages such as ArcGIS and MapInfo will be an advantage

A clear appreciation and understanding of fundamental transportation planning principles

Good report writing and presentational skills

Good Project Management experience and skills

Sound commercial acumen and business awareness

Person Specification:

The candidate is expected to lead by example and should demonstrate strong
leadership attributes- such as:

Proactive

Decisive

Pragmatic

Organized

Responsive

General performance attributes relate to:

The ability to communicate effectively- prepare presentations and reports

participate constructively in project teams

Committed to quality outcomes

good personal organisation

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning with special emphasis on transport modelling and traffic engineering for a range of relevant projects and studies.

Experience in traffic analysis and using HCS- SYNCHRO-SimTraffic- SIDRA-

Experience with various strategic modelling platforms such as Cube and VISUM (preferred).

Member of one of more professional organisations as asset (e.g. Charted Institute of Logistics and Transportation- PEng- PE).

Abu Dhabi work experience is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in Engineering or a related discipline (mandatory).

Masters Degree – Transport related (preferred).

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept
unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of
a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement- AECOM will not consider or agree to
payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a
recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed
agreement- AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those
candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any
unsolicited resumes- including those submitted to hiring managers- are deemed
to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering – Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 211212BR

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.

MEP BIM Lead – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM MEP BIM Lead in Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
As MEP BIM Lead- you will be part of the AECOM Middle East B&P MEP Team and
will report to a senior member of the MEP Team.
The role is to manage the MEP BIM Team to ensure accurate and efficient BIM
delivery across the project delivery portfolio.
Key responsibilities are:
Management of the MEP BIM Team
Reporting on Team resourcing requirements with respect to project deadlines
Development of the Team skills to ensure a high level of competency- accuracy
and efficiency in project delivery

Implementing continuous improvements in team skills methods of working an

efficiencies

Interfacing with the Digital Project Delivery Lead to ensure alignment of
strategies

Ensuring robust strategies in place for project coordination workflows

The candidate must be from an MEP design background and be fully conversant
with the implementation of MEP projects in BIM- including development of
Dynamo scripts- automation of design processes and production of MEP designs
and schedules in BIM. The candidate must be fully conversant with Revit-
Navisworks- clash detection and resolution techniques- QAQC procedures
together with Industry standards such as AIA BIM Forum- BS/PAS 1192 and best
practices. The candidate must be a good communicator and be capable of
mentoring and building a team.

Job Duties:

In addition to the skills outlined above- the duties are:

Responsible for developing MEP BIM workflows to improve the efficiency of BIM
delivery

Create and help manage MEP discipline BIM Standards

Manage MEP Revit Templates

Develop MEP BIM content based on BIM Modelling standards

Development of standard modelling practices and procedures and implementing
these within the team

Collaborate and communicate with other disciplines regarding coordination
issues and common model development tasks

Perform both routine and non-routine- complex modelling assignments that
require judgment in resolving issues or making recommendations.

Works with Project BIM Managers and project engineers to communicate- problem
solve- and update models for coordination and design issues

Assist engineers/architects with drawing coordination problem solving

Maintain awareness of compliance to safety and quality standards and
integration of design

Implement BIM modelling techniques and processes to improve the overall
efficiency and effectiveness of the production process.

Provide a leadership role to the junior modellers within the discipline

Maintain an overview of developments in BIM modelling systems and standard
Codes of Practice.

Upskilling the BIM team to execute AECOM standard processes into everyday
project production and deliver LOD 200 & LOD 300 models

Improve and customize content libraries including Revit families

Develop and execute user training for BIM software

Manage drawing standards and ensure consistency across the team

Direct and manage all MEP BIM related activities from project start-up to
project completion

Manage the adherence to the BIM Execution Plan (including defined project
standards) by the entire MEP project team

Manage the collaboration/file exchange site and process for the project

Liaise with the MEP teams in other offices and GDC`s.

Responsible for implementing model maintenance and model QA/QC processes
projects

Provide regular updates on the status of BIM Team and training to the MEP team
Management.

Specific Skills Required:

Expert in Revit MEP

Must be proficient in use of Navisworks Manage for multidisciplinary
coordination

Must be versed in local industry BIM Initiatives and internationally
recognised BIM initiatives- standards- protocols and mandates such as BS1192
and ISO19650

Must be proficient in drawing/model management systems (BIM 360 Docs & Glue-
Aconex or ProjectWise)

General knowledge of integrated architectural and engineering practice

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e.- Word- Excel- and Outlook)

Must be detail-oriented- consistent and highly accurate in the work

Should have a thorough grasp of engineering modelling and principles.

Must be self-motivated- detail-oriented professional with strong
organizational skills

Must have good communication skills: interpersonal- listening- oral- and
written

Ability to set priorities in an efficient and timely manner to meet essential
job functions.

Must be a team player- have a positive attitude- and be a self-starter.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Minimum Requirements

10+ years` experience with modelling software in an engineering environment

Experience of delivering MEP BIM Projects in the UAE

Previous Project BIM Coordination / Project Information Management experience

Revit Certified Professional certification required within 2 years of current version

Experience with team management and training.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor`s Degree in an MEP Engineering discipline is required.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Engineering Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 210660BR

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.

Principal Transport Planner – AECOM – UAE

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AECOM Principal Transport Planner- Dubai in Dubai- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai- Dubai
Job Summary
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Pricipal Transport Planner to be based at
Dubai.
The SP&A Team provides a full range of traffic and transportation planning
services and is a key component in the Civil Infrastructure Business Line. Our
Vision is to be the most recognized and trusted provider of transportation
planning services to our clients in the Middle East. We envisage being the
Middle East Centre of Excellence in all aspects of transport planning- but
particularly in multi-modal transport master planning and transport modelling.
AECOM`s core services in this field include:

Strategic Multi-Modal Transport Modelling

Transport Impact Assessments

Demand Forecasting and Management

Transport Network /Master Planning

Transport Policy & Strategy Development

Traffic Capacity Analysis

Parking Studies- Layout & Design

Access Management

Traffic Signal Timing

Traffic Engineering

Micro Traffic Simulation

Freight Planning and Logistics

Intelligent Transport Systems

3D Modelling & Evaluation

Road Safety Studies & Operational Reviews

This position will be responsible for providing technical leadership in a
variety of these service offerings- but with particular responsibility for
Traffic Impact Studies- Multi-modal Transport Master Planning- Traffic
Engineering- Traffic Capacity Assessments- and Access/Circulation Studies.

Job Duties:

The duties of the Principal Transport Planner/Engineer fall broadly into two
categories – Technical Management and Business Development. Key duties are as
follows.

Technical Management:

Effectively advise on transport planning policies and their implementation and the related allocation of resources in relation to all services covered by this post

Takes the lead on relevant projects

Be aware of and adhere to relevant legislation- codes of practice and departmental policies when planning and directing the delivery of transport planning projects in the region

Continuously improve technical and industry knowledge by participating in forums and other industry related programs

research- analyse and report on a range of quantitative and qualitative transport related projects

Prepare tender submissions

Act as Project Manager or Project Director- as necessary

Develop detailed methodologies

Produce guides- case studies and deliver presentations

Undertake data recording and analysis tasks

Manage the preparation of client reports- bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business

Review internal processes for effectiveness and efficiency and suggest possible areas for improvement where necessary

Other duties as required

Business Development:

Ensure key strategic relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders are effectively developed- managed and maintained

Ensure delivery is in line with the Business Line`s corporate objectives- on time and within the agreed budget

Effectively represent AECOM to relevant government departments- external agencies and other bodies appropriate to the post

Plan- direct and deliver the Services in accordance with appropriate procedures and legislation

Develop and implement initiatives to enhance AECOM`s transport planning services offering- product- and supporting infrastructure (e.g. software- modelling tools- capability statement- etc.)

Maintain appropriate liaison with the business community- stakeholder and advisory groups

Maintain a watching brief on best working practices within and beyond local government- and ensure these are effectively communicated to the team

Liaise with other AECOM geographies to maximize the AECOM offering

Specific Skills Required:

Good understanding of industry practices and regulations- including the underlying principles sufficient to carry out and lead transport planning studies

Sound database / spreadsheet skills or preferably abilities in statistical / transport modelling software and the ability to handle large data sets

Good comprehension of transportation policy and regulatory systems

Working knowledge of AutoCAD- MicroStation beneficial- but not mandatory

A clear appreciation and understanding of fundamental highways / traffic engineering principles (to facilitate the change to working on UAE technical standards)

Excellent Project Management skills

Person Specification (Personality Attributes):

Although this position is oriented predominantly towards technical delivery-
the candidate is expected to take on increasing levels of team leadership and
to lead by example. As such he/she should demonstrate strong leadership
attributes- such as:

Proactive

Decisive

Pragmatic

Organized

Responsive

General performance attributes relate to:

The ability to communicate effectively- prepare presentations and reports

Participate constructively in project teams

Committed to quality outcomes

Good personal organisation

Additional Comments:

The candidate should be able to travel locally- regionally- and internationally

Arabic language skills (reading- writing- and spoken) are an asset

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 10-15 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning/engineering of which at least 5 years must be focussed on transport planning studies

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field (mandatory)

Masters Degree (preferred)

Chartership/certification/licence from a recognized professional body (e.g. P.E.- P.Eng.- C.Eng.- etc.) preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 211213BR

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.

Resident Engineer wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Resident Engineer – Highways and Interchanges, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Dubai
 
Job Summary
 
AECOM is seeking an experienced Resident Engineer for a project located in the UAE. The Resident Engineer will be responsible for the activities and efficiency of his staff for the satisfactory prosecution of the work under his supervision. He has the responsibility to build and maintain an organization that can effectively provide the necessary staking, testing and inspection to ensure the project is constructed according to the plans and specifications. He/she will familiarize rapidly with the plans, specifications and amendments to effectively administer the work.

Job Duties :
 
Monitor the client’s programme or progress report
 
Ensure the Client’s compliance with the Contract Documents.
 
Inspect all workmanship and material.
 
Coordinate the supply of vertical and horizontal controls for the Client’s.
 
Make layout checks on line and grades.
 
Coordination with other Clients.
 
Maintain all file records on designated forms. These records include all reports on work force, equipment, progress, safety, etc.

Review and approve the Client’s shop drawings.

Locate, execute and interpret all soils and materials testing according to the provisions in the Contract Documents and Specifications.

Responsible for the Contract and will not relieve the Clients of his responsibilities without authorization.

Responsible for the final materials submittals and approval.

Check and certify progress payments to the Clients.

Check personnel, equipment and material costs for all Variation Orders and Change Orders required under the terms of the Contract.

Review requests for additional compensation and time extension.

Prepare Variation Orders for all ‘Additional’ and ‘New’ works.

Preparation of the Monthly Report.

Site Safety monitoring wherein the monitoring activities, meeting, reviews, safety violations, rectification measures, and accident reports are included in the Monthly Progress Report.

When necessary, determine proper costs of additions or credits due to the Client and recommend appropriate action.

Inspect safety conditions and inform the Clients of construction safety violations and follow up action to be taken.

Specific Skills Required :

Strong Construction supervision experiences on roads and infrastructure projects.

Well experienced in the construction field.

Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment. High level of critical thinking skills.

Good understanding of FIDIC Red Book (1987)

Good understanding of RTA contract conditions

Sound knowledge of Roads & Bridge construction work

Expertise in Planning, Claim Resolution, Landscape and Irrigation

Conversant in MS Office Applications

Fully aware of procedures & requirements related to RTA eNOC’s system as well as local authority approvals.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 15years experience

Experience on similar large scale projects related to Highways & Interchanges within the Middle East and preferably in UAE/ Dubai.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201214BR

Scheduler wanted – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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REF:  54095
Scheduler
Parsons International
Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
The Scheduler will work as part of the Project Controls team and will be responsible for implementing schedule and earned value management across a selection of projects, in coordination with Project Managers and Engineering Leads. The main objective of this role is to help generate a Sector-wide reporting and analysis tool, which will serve as the benchmark for evaluating projects’ performance. The Scheduler may also be required to provide support to proposals and/or construction projects with respect to planning and scheduling issues and progress of the works.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Establish the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in coordination with the Project Manager.
Develop detailed schedules with resource/cost loading at the activity level.
Develop and maintain detailed deliverable lists for each design project in coordination with Project/Engineering Manager.
Implement a deliverable-based progress measurement model and coordinate with Leads to maintain periodic updates.
Utilize Earned Value Management techniques to evaluate schedule and cost performance metrics.
Maintain bi-weekly updates of Earned Value Analysis dashboard at the project and Sector level.
Construction Support: Review, check and evaluate Contractors’ schedule of works. Monitor the work progress, compare to the accepted program of work and report to the Project Manager. Prepare weekly and/or monthly progress reports covering the status of construction projects.
Proposal Support: Develop schedules in support of Parsons’ proposals for new pursuits.
Attend meetings (both internally and externally) and discuss/present schedule/progress related matters.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or related field.
At least 7 years of experience in Planning/Scheduling, utilizing Primavera Project Management ‘P6’.
Must have experience working on both design and construction projects.
Proven experience in utilization of Earned Value Management in performance analysis and reporting.
Must be fluent in English both written and spoken and be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and managers.
Must be able to represent Parsons in front of clients in meetings/presentations.
Preferably have minimum 3 years’ experience in the Gulf region.
Must have excellent skills in utilizing MS Office application, especially Excel. Must be able to create and maintain complex spreadsheets, including utilization of complex formulas.

Planning Engineer wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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Atkins global

FG-006291
Construction, Programme Management
We are currently looking for a Planning Engineer to join our team in Dubai, UAE.

Role:
Create and maintain project schedules that support and align with project requirements.
Develop the project schedules in conjunction with the project team.
Interact with project team to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
Interact with and assist to schedule work and coordinate assignments.
Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
Support project team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.
Assist project team to develop status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
Perform other duties as assigned.
SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.
Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include: Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.
Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Skills:
Minimum 5 to 8 years of experience with bachelor’s degree
Experience in Construction, Engineering, Architecture
Computer literacy in Primavera P6 and MS applications, including Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of CPM and/or other planning and resourcing methods
Project management techniques.
Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge.
Good research and analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
Professional working knowledge of project management software and tools
Proficient knowledge of the PMBOK®
Working experience with multi-disciplinary project teams.
Assist in the planning and scheduling of all projects plans including time, cost, and resource plans.
Monitor and consolidate the overall project plans.
Monitor the reporting system summarizing the progress status of all projects.
Monitor and advise on status of project KPIs.
Monitor the control of project risk workshops and monitor the Risk Management Process.
Rewards and Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary
22 calendar days annual leave;
Medical and life insurance cover;
Company gratuity scheme;
Discretionary bonus scheme;
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Urban Designer – ATKINS – Dubai

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REF: ME-006147
 
From Atkins offices in UAE, the Urban Designer will provide technical and professional support in the execution of urban and regional planning projects.
 
The Urban Designer will be a core team member of a large project team, working with other urban planners, economists, transport and infrastructure consultants supporting the delivery of strategic planning projects.
To be a key member of the urban planning team in the Region and provide urban planning and master planning design services to external and internal clients as part of the Atkins’ Middle East planning team.

To be involved in strategic planning studies, urban design and public realm projects in the Middle East.
Responsibilities
 
Technical management of urban design and master planning projects
Support in the preparation of technical bids and fee proposals for master planning and urban design projects and other major infrastructure projects where appropriate
Project management of medium and large scale projects involving multi-disciplinary teams
Will be responsible for the management of teams and meeting agreed budgets
Other duties associated with the main role and responsibilities will be requested from time to time.

SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Requirements

Technical Competencies

Essential

Degree or postgraduate qualification in urban planning.
Minimum 8 years solid experience in urban design projects. Previous experience of city scale, strategic planning/designing projects is particularly important.
Confident presenter, able to convey urban planning strategies and concepts to large audiences and senior figures within Government.
Behavioural Competencies

Essential

Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be a team player and have a customer focus
Must have previous consultancy experience and technical management skills
Must have excellent graphic and oral expression capability and be very comfortable with the core of his/her skill set in the urban planning arena
Ability to solve problems by thinking laterally and be able to understand the needs and requirements to provide design solutions in a developing country
Must be able to work in a multicultural team and manage challenging multicultural client relationships
Able to be flexible and adapt to working in a demanding Middle East environment, working from clients offices and interacting with client team members.

Senior Transport Planner wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Transport Planner, Dubai.
 
The overall team has a wide-ranging capability from site feasibility and master planning, through to planning and then detailed design of transport infrastructure. They are involved in local, national and international development projects with a variety of clients. The multi-disciplinary nature of the business also means that we are able to deliver project teams from disciplines wider than transportation to offer clients a true ‘one stop shop’.
 
Job Duties:

Assist in the preparation of fee proposals for submission to clients, including resources and programme.
 
Act as Project Manager as necessary, with a responsibility for delivering projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.
 
Develop junior staff and assist in training and mentoring.
 
Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Attend internal project briefing, to gain overview of project and jobholder’s responsibility within the project.

Carry out briefing and management of the junior team members in analysing data, development of plans, computer modelling and report writing.

Prepare fee proposal for Line Manager approval.

Carry out briefing and management of the junior team members in analysing data, development of plans, computer modelling and report writing.

Attend Project Progress meetings.

Prepare client reports.

Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.

Provide specialist advice to other areas of the business.

Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.

Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Specific Skills Required:

Development and application of the Dubai RTA VISUM Transport Model for the purpose of TIS / TMP studies

Development and application of a major microscopic transport model (e.g. Legion, VISSIM, Dynasim.)

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

Safeguard – To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

Be decisive – Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

Be impactful – Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

Be client-focused – Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

Be the role model – Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning and modelling of which at least 5 years must be focused on transport modelling.

Experience of delivering technical challenging development projects.

Experience in the use of the following computer programmes: TRICS, Oscady, Arcady, Picady, Transyt and/or Linsig. (Autocad and Autotrack would be advantageous)

Experience in the preparation and delivery of Access Feasibility, Transport Scoping, Transport Statements, Transport Assessments and Travel Plans for a wide range of development proposals.

Working knowledge of Design Manual for Roads & Bridges and Local Authority Guidelines

Experience of engaging with local authority officers and understanding of the planning process

Understanding of Health and Safety requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Educated to degree/masters level.

Professional Accreditation such as MICE, MILT or CIHT.

Working towards Chartered or Transport Planning Professional status.

Job Category Engineering – Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197583BR

Principal Transport Planner wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Principal Transport Planner, VISUM Model, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Dubai
 
Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Principal Transport Planeer / Engineer to be based in Dubai.
 
Job Duties:
 
Technical Management:
 
Effectively advise on transport planning policies and their implementation and the related allocation of resources in relation to all services covered by this post

Takes the lead on relevant projects

Be aware of and adhere to relevant legislation, codes of practice and departmental policies when planning and directing the delivery of transport planning projects in the region

Continuously improve technical and industry knowledge by participating in forums and other industry related programs

research, analyse and report on a range of quantitative and qualitative transport related projects

Prepare tender submissions

Act as Project Manager or Project Director, as necessary

Develop detailed methodologies

Produce guides, case studies and deliver presentations

Undertake data recording and analysis tasks

Manage the preparation of client reports, bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business

Review internal processes for effectiveness and efficiency and suggest possible areas for improvement where necessary

Other duties as required Business Development.

Ensure key strategic relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders are effectively developed, managed and maintained

Ensure delivery is in line with the Business Line’s corporate objectives, on time and within the agreed budget

Effectively represent AECOM to relevant government departments, external agencies and other bodies appropriate to the post

Plan, direct and deliver the Services in accordance with appropriate procedures and legislation

Develop and implement initiatives to enhance AECOM’s transport planning services offering, product, and supporting infrastructure (e.g. software, modelling tools, capability statement, etc.)

Maintain appropriate liaison with the business community, stakeholder and advisory groups

Maintain a watching brief on best working practices within and beyond local government, and ensure these are effectively communicated to the team

Liaise with other AECOM geographies to maximize the AECOM offering.

Specific Skills:

The candidate should have:

Good understanding of industry practices and regulations, including the underlying principles sufficient to carry out and lead transport planning studies

Sound database / spreadsheet skills or preferably abilities in statistical / transport modelling software and the ability to handle large data sets

Good comprehension of transportation policy and regulatory systems

Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation beneficial, but not mandatory

A clear appreciation and understanding of fundamental highways / traffic engineering principles (to facilitate the change to working on UAE technical standards)

Minimum Requirements

The SP&A Team provides a full range of traffic and transportation planning services and is a key component in the Civil Infrastructure Business Line. Our Vision is to be the most recognized and trusted provider of transportation planning services to our clients in the Middle East. We envisage being the Middle East Centre of Excellence in all aspects of transport planning, but particularly in multi-modal transport master planning and transport modelling. AECOM’s core services in this field include:

Strategic Multi-Modal Transport Modelling

Transport Impact Assessments

Demand Forecasting and Management

Transport Network /Master Planning

Transport Policy & Strategy Development

Traffic Capacity Analysis

Parking Studies, Layout & Design

Access Management

Traffic Signal Timing

Traffic Engineering

Micro Traffic Simulation

Freight Planning and Logistics

Intelligent Transport Systems

3D Modelling & Evaluation

Road Safety Studies & Operational Reviews

This position will be responsible for providing technical leadership in a variety of these service offerings, but with particular responsibility for Traffic Impact Studies, Multi-modal Transport Master Planning, Traffic Engineering, Traffic Capacity Assessments, and Access/Circulation Studies.

Education:

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field (mandatory)

Masters Degree (preferred)

Work Experience

Minimum of 10-15 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning/engineering of which at least 5 years must be focussed on transport planning studies
Professional Accreditation

Chartership/certification/licence from a recognized professional body (e.g. P.E., P.Eng., C.Eng., etc.) preferred
Preferred Qualifications

Although this position is oriented predominantly towards technical delivery, the candidate is expected to take on increasing levels of team leadership and to lead by example. As such he/she should demonstrate strong leadership attributes, such as:

Proactive

Decisive

Pragmatic

Organized

Responsive

General performance attributes relate to:

The ability to communicate effectively, prepare presentations and reports

participate constructively in project teams

committed to quality outcomes

good personal organisation

The candidate should be able to travel locally, regionally, and internationally

Dubai experience is preferred.

Arabic language skills (reading, writing, and spoken) are an asset

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196852BR