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Urban Planner

Company Name: AECOM
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 6 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
AECOM are expanding their team and looking for a passionate Senior Urban Planner to join our Urbanism + Planning team and work on transformative projects, drive sustainable development, and create resilient urban landscapes.

Job Responsibilities
Manages, coordinates and leads smaller, less complex projects independently with less oversight. May lead smaller project client meetings and take ownership of report structure and content.
Coordinates teams to prepare projects deliverables and applicable planning authorities’ requirements and coordinate with various disciplines technical input and output into a project or a proposal.
Works with client planning team and is able to manage and negotiate project expectations and deliverables independently and more complex ones with assistance.
Initiates and drives innovative approaches to efficient project delivery. E.g. improved site analysis assessment or site planning, due diligence and high-level developer assessment.
Has solid understanding of various scale of planning projects and determine differences and requirements and communicates effectively.
Has the ability to carry out baseline assessment, analyse various data and develop criteria for the assessment of master plans
Has the ability to develop implementation and phasing planning
Has sound understanding of planning / environmental governance and policy and can communicate planning / environmental governance and policy and make recommendations to clients where relevant.
Has strong writing skills and ability to communicate the planning /environmental solutions concisely and succinctly.
Prepares/reviews and understands datasets to correlate population projections against market demands and supply.
Prepares ‘Methodology’ for small scale proposals without direct supervision and able to understand and carry out the necessary internal processes to obtain approvals for proposal submission.
Leads speciality topics / interests in urban planning e.g. wellness planning / placemaking
Up to date with the current industry trends, approaches, tools and methods
Provides mentorship / coaching to graduate planners.

Minimum Requirements
Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in Urban Planning
Bachelors degree in Urban Planning and design, urban policy, sustainable development or equivalent.
Masters degree preferred.
Professional membership such as RTPI, AICP, PIA, CIP, SIP or equivalent preferred.