Principal – Transport Technology / ITS – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Principal – Transport Technology / ITS- Dubai in Dubai- United
Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai- Dubai
Job Summary
Transport is a sector where technology is coming to the forefront of
government policy for solving or mitigating the region`s transportation
problems (e.g. improving safety- reducing congestion and managing incidents-
providing traveller information- etc.). Knowledge of Intelligent Transport
Systems (ITS) issues is becoming increasingly imperative and will be essential
in the future for responding to transport related projects and opportunities.
AECOM`s ITS Team offers a complete service of research- feasibility studies-
master-planning- design- performance review- and implementation for the publi

and private sectors; delivering holistic ITS solutions with specific emphasi

on measures that can have positive safety and sustainable outcomes. Ou

clients include government agencies- regional authorities- private secto

developers and operators of ITS facilities across all transport modes.

The Principal Transport Technology / ITS will be required to manage and build
the capabilities in the UAE specifically- and the Middle East generally.
Reporting to the Director of SP&A- this position requires the candidate to
proactively identify- track- and win opportunities to support the overall
growth of the Transport Planning Practice Line and the Civil Infrastructure
Business Line.

The duties of the Principal Transport Technology are as follows.

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

Develop relationships within the regions and business lines to ensure effective utilization of staff and resources across the Middle East

Manage- lead and produce technical and financial bids for 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

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

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

Identify and recruit talent into the ITS team to enhance local capabilities and grow the business in accordance with workload

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

Be aware of and adhere to relevant Dubai and Abu Dhabi and other Middle East legislation- codes of practice and departmental policies when planning and directing the delivery of ITS 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 ITS related projects

Prepare tender submissions

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

Other duties as required

Minimum Requirements

10+ years of relevant experience in the field of ITS and transport engineering- including ITS and traffic signal design

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field

Masters Degree would be an asset

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. 221098BR

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.