Parsons Corporation Urban Planner in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Parsons are currently seeking an Urban Planner to work inour Dubai office. This is a great opportunity to be involved with some of the regions most exciting infrastructure and large housing project planning. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to Project Team Management
Lead and work closely with assigned team members and ensure they are given clear instructions about the work. Implement approved Government policies, processes, procedures for work and people management and monitor their adherence so that work is conducted efficiently. Physical Planning
Lead in the planning and design of areas, including the layout of blocks, streets, open spaces, and the allocation of land uses, densities, heights and other planning considerations. Project Planning
Prepare work programs to translate project objectives provided by the Client into detailed plans and take on the responsibility to subdivide work assignments and tasks to the project team. Project Management and Implementation
Implement required measures during the project management process and lead the team by resolving any problems, technical issues or deviations from plans to ensure that project progress is maintained as per plan. Reporting
Report to the Client on a daily basis about all aspects of the projects under implementation by the team and seek the advice, guidance and intervention to overcome a challenge or delay. Relationships with External Agencies
Maintain contact and coordination with the multiple external agencies involved in the translation of the Government
-s development mandate and master plan objectives into work plans through maintaining meaningful working relationships to facilitate a shared understanding. Consultants and Service Providers
Lead the process of consultant monitoring for the assigned area and implement the guidelines for review and monitoring to ensure consultants
output conforms to defined standards.
The candidate requirements are as follows Bachelor
-s degree required in Urban Planning, Urban Design or equivalent; advanced degree desireable Minimum5 years of progressive Urban Planning Design experience leading interdisciplinary teams for a variety of projects in the Middle East region .
Experience in affordable housing, urban renewal revitalization projects. Experience with producing master plans, urban design plans, conceptual design and layout Critical understanding of the influence and potential of urban design in regenerating urban areas and developing sustainable communities Strong leaderships and organizational skills. Creative thinking and an in depth understanding of current best practice Ability to involve and represent wide
-ranging and diverse interests in the development planning and design process and to reconcile conflicting demands. Experience in managing consultants and overseeing a budget Good interpersonal skills and the ability to make public presentations. Ability to operate in a fast paced environment. Ability to prioritize, work effectively in a dynamic team environment and work autonomously Demonstrated ability to advance contemporary planning, urban design and open space design principles in a variety of urban and suburban contexts. Strong project management skills.
Experience with Rhino and grasshopper for planning applications and parametrics would be ideal.
Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
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