Graduate Planner – AECOM – UAE


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.