AECOM Careers UAE – Senior Associate – Landscape


Job Summary

As a Senior Associate you must have the ability to lead the implementation of strategy for teams or units within

the landscape studio, including project delivery and achievement of positive results. Lead, develop and produce

quality designs, implement delivery plans, and project requirements. Working with the Directors to develop and

implement the business development plan and marketing activities to cultivate a presence and client base in the

market and secure future planning and design projects for the practice.

  • Demonstrate the management and delivery of high value complex multi-disciplinary projects, with

the ability to work directly with the Associate Director and Director levels.

  • Provide design and technical direction on projects to ensure high quality of design work.
  • Be a technical lead for large-scale projects with a strong capability to coordinate multiple disciplines

and communicate such requirements.

  • Work with key client accounts leading client and project meetings. Has the ability to independently

manage client expectations and deliverables to ensure alignment with contracted scope. Lead and

facilitates key client workshops and board of directors/CEO’s presentations.

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead competition submissions.
  • Plan and conduct design and creative review sessions for ongoing projects and competitions.
  • Evidence of delivering design projects to site. Understands construction programs and site team

requirements in terms of appropriate resources to provide design, technical and site-based


  • Expected to hold regular and scheduled internal project reviews based on design appropriateness,

technical accuracy and buildability, construction budget and overall package quality and


  • Manage project financials and deliverables
  • Ability to lead and manage multi-disciplinary bids, proposals and establishing winning themes and

defining differentiators. Understands pricing and qualification aspects and establish price winning


  • Managing and mentor staff through career path, establishing plans for short- and long-term

development goals.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 14 years of experience within the field of Landscape Architecture.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Professional membership such as ASLA, Chartership Landscape Institute, CSLA, AILA, SILA, IFLA or equivalent required.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line U&P

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267027BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Details:

Company: AECOM

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: United Arab Emirates

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