AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Associate Landscape Architect to be based at Abu Dhabi. The selected Senior Associate, Landscape Architect will work within the Design, Planning + Economics team to complete design assignments from bid stage, through concept design to project completion.
This role requires leadership and participation on projects with other parts of the AECOM business. The Senior Associate will independently manage all aspects of multiple complex projects simultaneously, including managing client expectations, maintaining project programs and budgets, leading project teams, and driving design excellence.
The Senior Associate will be an industry thought leader, forming part of the senior design team to lead, develop and produce quality design and business outcomes.
The Senior Associate will be a technical leader with ability to deliver projects and mentor a team of creative professionals.
The Senior Associate, Landscape Architect will play an essential role in providing project management and financial control on multi-
disciplinary projects. The role demands a balance between, client liaison, project management and business development coupled with strong design, technical and creative leadership.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Apply senior level knowledge and judgment for a particular discipline within a functional area or business unit. Manage and deliver a range of bids and projects across DP+E and supporting DP+E leader and other business lines.
Anticipate future business needs, plan for resources and ensure teams are focused and aligned on key objectives to advance the company and deliver results.
Takes accountability for results and proactively addresses any unintended consequences.
Act as Bid Director, directing the production of complex technical and commercial proposals involving multiple disciplines and geographies.
Prepare relevant internal bid documents and provide leadership and direction on pricing strategies.
Be able to develop bid strategy and identify and communicate critical success factors for winning the project to the client in the bid Undertake any design work in accordance with the scope of the proposal as agreed by the client and within the associated budget parameters.
Work closely with the client and stakeholders to deliver high quality design product in a timely manner.
Mentor, challenge and grow staff to create a high level of creativity and enthusiasm.
Bring a strong creative flair to AECOM’s Design, Planning + Economics studio.
Support the urban planning, master planning and landscape design teams in the production of conceptual and detailed designs and associated contract drawings, presentation drawings, schedules and specifications for landscape and urban development schemes.
Key Capabilities :
Extensive experience leading delivering a range of project types across multiple disciplines and geographies. A recognized leader for multiple clients or areas of practice.
Must have a lead by example approach that consistently attracts high-quality projects and people.
Consciously looks for ways to grow by helping others grow. Creates an inclusive environment where people are engaged and where they can grow and thrive.
Inspires trust and respect.
Lead in the development of technical project material, and guide the delivery of all aspects of multiple projects. Establish the bar for quality, and delivery across a practice, and establish systems for more effective project delivery.
Strong conceptual design skills, ability to provide spatial design solutions for a wide range of project types, and project scales provide design leadership.
Strong graphic and visualization skills, able to conceptualize ideas in sketch and digital formats.
Global perspective, and strong knowledge and interest in contemporary design, including ability to identify and suggest international best practice case studies and benchmarks.
Desire to drive innovation in the development and communication of design ideas.
15+ year’s relevant experience, preferably in a multi-disciplinary studio environment.
Strong ability to work within a dynamic studio environment.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and other presentation software
Extensive experience in the management of projects from proposal development to completion.
Strong design skills with ability to work from broad scale master planning to detailed landscape design.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information.
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Professional accreditation license
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.
It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide.
It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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