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Graduate Urban Planner

Company Name: AECOM
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 0-1 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Job Summary
Make Amazing Happen!
Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? As a recent graduate, you’ll have the chance to work alongside industry leaders on iconic projects that help shape and connect our cities and communities through AECOM’s wide variety of graduate opportunities available. Learn from challenges that can only be solved by a company like AECOM, one with deep roots, diverse perspectives and an innovative approach. Build your future and make an impact with the support of their global network of experience.

What do AECOM do?
At AECOM we believe that infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Our 45,000+ professionals around the world partner with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. From transportation, water and energy, to buildings and national governments, AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure firm. Whether you are an engineer, planner, scientist or surveyor, we are looking for people who share our purpose and are passionate about improving the communities in which we operate.

Your Development
We encourage creativity, support flexibility, value diversity and embrace the new and the ground-breaking. You’ll be exposed to more technical excellence and disciplines than anywhere else, working with visionary clients, partners, colleagues and mentors.We will provide you with support, training and direction to ensure you have a positive placement with us and return to university feeling inspired!

Responsibilities & Duties – Graduate Urban Planner
Has a good understanding of planning concepts and operations and able to complete basic applications under the oversight of more senior planners.
Contribute to researched based tasks and ensure quality of output is aligned with local office applied standards.
Work towards understanding of the client / authority Planning Portal and Policy system.
Under supervision and guidance, contributes to report production and assist the PM in project management tasks such as preparation of PMPs, drafting MoMs and assisting in presentation preparations.
Analyze project briefs and projects sites and work collaborate with peers to develop comprehensive site reviews and recommendations.
Is able to carry out planning history and site visits, describing key constraints and opportunities, under supervision and instruction from a senior planner.
Collect, comprehend and represent Zoning Regulations and local regulatory frameworks and urban design guidelines in operating regions.
Contribute to maintaining office planning library with updated planning standard, regulations, guidelines in operating regions/countries.
Contributing to the planning benchmarks library for systems, processes, governance, policy and strategies and bringing latest trends, innovative ideas.

Minimum Requirements
Must have graduated in 2021 or graduating no later than Sept 2022
Successful applicants must have a minimum 3.4 GPA or 2:1 (or equivalent) and above

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Urban Planning or related field from an accredited University