Here at Jacobs, we put people at the heart of everything we do. Whether its redesigning a new space suit to revamp the life support system for our next mission to the moon, to back on earth where today’s challenges of urbanization, resource scarcity and climate change demand innovative approaches to deliver a more connected, sustainable world.
The world needs problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities and what greater place to innovate than the Middle East.
helping to transform the way we travel, how we live, creating breathtaking landscapes to stunning coastal development areas, whilst pioneering new standards in sustainability.
An opportunity for an Urban Planning Regional Lead now exists with a primary function of providing a high level of competency in leading and delivering new urban planning and design solutions for many of our clients around the Middle East.
With a team of 15 talented professionals to manage, your leaderships skills coupled with Jacobs tools and systems will create an environment to aim higher and have an unparalleled focus on inclusion.
Your technical capabilities will rival any competition and the passion for your work will have made you successful to win work in a client bid / presentation environment.
As a suitable applicant for this position you will degree qualified in Architecture or Urban Planning with a masters / PhD in urban design, city planning, landscape architecture or development from a recognized university.
Your experience will be broad and will cover city planning, masterplanning, statutory planning, economic development and urban design with government, design consultancy and / or a private developer.
You will have successful managed a team of Urban Planners and Designers on some iconic master plans and demonstrated an ability to develop your team to help achieve their career aspirations.
Experience or exposure to the culture of working in the Middle East region with a good understanding of local standards is essential.
Ideally you will come with sustainability qualifications including but not limited to either LEED AP or estidama PQP.