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Parsons Corporation Senior Planning Manager in Abu Dhabi, United States

Ready to put your urban planning to work on marquee environmental projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of analytical tasks on complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Planning Manager for one of our upcoming projects.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your planning knowledge and engineering techniques will propel your career forward. We need our Senior Planning Managers at this level to apply diverse and intensive proficiency in the use of technical theories, practices, and company policies. In this role you will provide technical direction to a team of urban/environmental planning professionals and technicians on a large project, or on several smaller projects or studies, involving the development of plans for the utilization of land and physical facilities of cities, counties, and metropolitan areas. Our planners are responsible for the technical excellence of the tasks and analyses performed, regulatory compliance, and for on schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations.

Responsibilities:

Plans, directs, and supervises urban/environmental planning project of large scope and complexity.

Serves as a technical leader and as a recognized expert in field of practice.

Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise. Monitors productivity and proficiency of assigned personnel.

Establishes budget estimates and staffing requirements for defined scope and schedule.

Reviews work produced by those assigned to ensure that all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations are followed, that current techniques are utilized, and that quality is acceptable.

Engages services of outside consultants when warranted.

Confers with local authorities, civic leaders, social scientists, and land planning and development specialists to devise and recommend arrangements of land and physical facilities for residential, commercial, transportation, industrial, and community uses.

Provides advice and counsel regarding regulatory compliance issues. Serves as key contact for major clients. May serve on technical review boards, committees, and panels for projects which will have a major impact on a community or urban area.

Develops and presents recommendations based on governmental measures for major projects affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, housing, and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal.

Prepares, coordinates, and facilitates public involvement and consensus building meetings and workshops that are of high interest to the general public.

Reviews and evaluates environmental impact reports, and recommends changes to overall project plan as appropriate.

Reviews and evaluates Reuse and Redevelopment Master Plans, and recommends changes as appropriate.

Maintains active membership in appropriate professional organizations and societies. Represents the Company at conferences, seminars, meetings, etc.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Urban/Environmental Planning or related field

15+ years of related work experience

Certified Planner Certification is preferred at this level

Expert knowledge of urban/environmental planning practices and procedures

Proficiency in utilizing PC and various software packages typically used in urban/environmental planning assignments is required

Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills

Thorough understanding of local statutes and environmental rules and regulations

Proven ability for performing in a supervisory capacity on a project

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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