Principal Transport Planner – Abu Dhabi – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Principal Transport Planner – Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi- United Arab
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
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

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)

Excellent Project Management skills

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

Professional Accreditation:

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

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 a related field (mandatory)

Masters Degree (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. 214952BR

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.