Senior Associate Urban Planner Full-time Job

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Job Duties

Manages and delivers high value complex multi-disciplinary projects with project management skills, working directly with the Associate Director and Director levels.

Leads showcase complex proposals and ensures high quality output including innovative ways to present.

Independently manages client expectations and deliverables to ensure alignment with contracted scopes by leading client and project meetings, articulating and defending the work undertaken.

Ability to operate as a technical lead for multiple projects at various scale of master planning projects with a sound understanding of all relevant planning workstreams.

Provide specific technical expertise in spatial planning, regional planning, developing governance and implementation strategies.

Has strong capabilities to coordinate, challenge, and manage multiple disciplines for complex projects and communicate project objectives/deliverables to drive the best outcome.

Has strong people management skills and provides professional urban/environmental planning mentorship/guidance to junior staff members.

Seeks out ways to improve planning/environmental analysis processes and ensures critical thinking is conducted throughout the planning team.

Has excellent written and presentation skills in English/Arabic (preferred) with an ability to coordinate and develop a deliverable (report) as well as create a presentation and summary to support the deliverable.

Leads more than one specialty topic / interests in urban planning e.g., wellness planning / placemaking.

Strong understanding of planning / environmental governance and policy and can communicate planning / environmental governance and policy and make recommendations to clients where relevant.

Can structure and manage tailored planning guidelines and controls as per client requirements.

Strong ability to communicate differences between planning stages and drive outcomes of report structure and content.

Communicates and coordinates with clients and project teams to enable creation of project briefs to set out project objectives.

Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and government (approving agencies) to advance approvals of development, Master Plans, Development Guidelines and policies.

Liaise with government agencies and other authorities as may be required regarding development objectives, policies and procedures.



A Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Design, or Town Planning. Masters in one of these disciplines would be preferred.

RTPI (or any other planning association membership) would be advantageous.

Company Description
AECOM is the worlds trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.