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Parsons Corporation Principal Urban Designer in United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an incrediby talented Principal Urban Designer to join our team! In this role you will get to work on marquee urban development projects and create master plans that will change the fabric of our cities.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead multidisciplinary team and ensure that team members are given clear instructions and guidance.

  • Assigns work to professional staff and ensures appropriate training is provided.

  • Prepare work programs to translate project objectives into detailed plans and take on the responsibility to subdivide work assignments and tasks to the project team.

  • Perform and manage complex and sensitive professional urban planning and urban design tasks, research and analysis.

  • Review, monitor, and ensure compliance with local and international standards.

  • Gather, compile, and analyze data on economic, social, and physical factors affecting the developments.

  • Develop technical inputs to support the delivery of high-quality plans, reports, and presentations.

  • Maintain contact and coordination with 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.

  • Support business development activities including the preparation of bids, pricing and content development.

  • Prepare business presentations to promote the works of the Design and Planning studio.

  • Support Key account management and nurture client relationships per business strategy.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and Urban Design, Architecture or closely related field.

  • Minimum 1 5 years of progressive urban planning anddesign experience working on a variety of projects.

  • Experience and engagement with clients in the Middle East is a must.

  • Experience in producing master plans, conceptual designs and illustrative layouts.

  • Creative thinking and in depth understanding of current best practices.

  • Thorough understanding of local statutes and planning rules and regulations.

  • Ability to involve and represent wide-range and diverse interests in the development planning and design process and to reconcile conflicting demands.

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

  • Proven ability for performing in a lead capacity on a project.

  • Proficiency in various design software and 3D modeling tools

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Masters degree is Urban Planning /Design or Architecture.

  • Professional certifications such as AICP, RTPI.

  • Ability to performing in a lead capacity on a project.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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