Senior Associate



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.

Core competencies and requirements:

  • 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 support.
  • Expected to hold regular and scheduled internal project reviews based on design appropriateness, technical accuracy and buildability, construction budget and overall package quality and thoroughness.
  • 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 strategies.
  • Managing and mentor staff through career path, establishing plans for short- and long-term development goals.


Minimum Requirements

  • min. 14+ years


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in landscape architecture, Urbanism, or other relevant area of expertise.
  • Registered professional.


Other Details:

  • Demonstrate expertise or can operate programs in: parametric modelling, BIM, project management.


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Organization AECOM
Industry Architect / Interior Design Jobs
Occupational Category Senior Associate
Job Location Abu Dhabi,UAE
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2021-09-28 2:20 pm
Expires on 2023-02-28