Associate Landscape Architect – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Associate Landscape Architect in Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
The Associate Landscape Architect will work within the Design- Planning +
Economics team to complete planning and design assignments from bid stage-
through concept design to project completion. This role also requires
leadership and participation on projects with other parts of the business. The
Associate should be able to independently manage all aspects of multiple
complex projects simultaneously- including managing client expectations-
maintaining project programs and budgets- leading project teams- and driving
design excellence.
The Associate- Landscape Architect will be a thought leader- forming part o

the management team to lead- develop and produce quality outcomes. Th

Associate Landscape Architect will be a technical leader with ability t

deliver projects- and will manage and mentor a team of professionals.

The Associate- Landscape Architect will play an essential role in providing
project management and financial control for allocated projects. This role
includes client liaison and management and business development – providing
strong technical and business leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage and deliver a range of bids and projects across DP+E and supporting other business lines

Prepare or assist in the preparation of proposals for new contracts.

Be a positive representative of AECOM and DP+E on projects and bids

Undertake any work in accordance with the scope of the proposal as agreed by the client and within the associated budget parameters.

Work closely with the client and stakeholders to deliver high quality product in a timely manner.

Attend briefings with clients to review project plans- and resolve any conflicts in design or parameters of contracted work.

Ensure accuracy of work.

Monitor project progress against the budget on a regular basis to track performance.

Implement and use AECOM`s quality management system for all project work.

Mentor- challenge and grow staff to create a high level of creativity and enthusiasm.

Manage the delivery of projects in compliance with applicable authorities` requirements.

Delegate aspects of projects to team members and oversee their delivery in a timely and accurate manner with agreed quality standards.

Report regularly on project progress and proposed projects to studio management.

Bring a strong creative flair to AECOM`s Design- Planning + Economics studio.

Support the urban planning- masterplanning and landscape design teams in the production of conceptual and detailed designs and associated contract drawings- presentation drawings- schedules and specifications for landscape and urban development schemes.

Work with project team members to identify and explore appropriate planning and design solutions for landscape and public realm projects.

Work closely with internal designers and planners- and external consultants- to support project teams in creating sustainable- commercially viable landscape designs.

Manage the preparation of presentations- reports and drawing packages.

Demonstrate innovation and strong technical knowledge in the approach to problem solving.

Working autonomously as well as collaboratively.

Demonstrating a detail oriented approach in all areas.

Assist in the operations of the studio as required.

Key Capabilities:

Ability to manage the delivery of all technical- project management and financial aspects of landscape and public realm projects

Strong conceptual design skills- ability to provide spatial design solutions for a wide range of project types- and project scales – provide design leadership

Ability to multi-task on multiple project commitments through a combination of delegation and self-delivery

Strong graphic and visualization skills- able to conceptualize ideas in sketch and digital formats

Global perspective- and strong knowledge and interest in contemporary design- including ability to identify and suggest international best practice case studies and benchmarks

Desire to drive innovation in the development and communication of design ideas

Ability to support business development and team growth

Minimum Requirements

10+ years relevant experience- preferably in a multi-disciplinary studio environment

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch Up software

Proficiency in Revit and or AutoCAD platforms

Strong organisational and time management skills

Extensive experience in the management of projects from proposal development to completion

Strong design skills with ability to work from broad scale masterplanning to detailed landscape design

Able to lead an effective team assisting and supporting team members

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams

Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information

Efficient production manner

Experience in supporting business development

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Professional accreditation license

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 Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 217360BR

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.