AECOM Principal Urban Designer in Melbourne, Australia

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Principal Urban Designer

Australia - Victoria


Job Summary

In the role of Principal Urban Designer, you will act in a senior role as part of the AECOM Design + Planning team, assisting in the growing and servicing of internal and external clients whilst working across a wide range of matters and project types.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist the Associate Director – Urban Design to develop business development strategies, key practice focus areas and general operational matters.

  • Provide a lead role in urban design deliverables and advice for major infrastructure projects, urban design, master planning and other key projects across ANZ and AECOM

  • Represent AECOM to external clients and act as a senior advisor on Urban Design matters

  • Lead and manage urban design projects, provide creative direction, co-ordinate and lead project teams in delivering high quality outputs

  • Be responsible for general Clients and Consultants relationships in accordance with the Urban Design key practice strategies.

  • Support the Design and Planning leadership team in the engagement and development of staff in the Urban Design team.

  • Provide project operational support and leadership.

  • Provide overview to ensure that all documentation is produced to a high standard and in accordance with AECOM and/ or Project standard formats.

Minimum Requirements

About You

Ideally you will have proven experience in a similar role with a combination of the following technical skills, attributes and experience:

  • Understanding public realm, built form, urban design, master planning and strategic planning principles and be able to provide practical, anticipatory and analytical advice

  • Developing organisation, communication (written, illustrative and verbal) and presentation skills

  • Being passionate and proactive about producing insightful and high quality work and advice

  • Innovative and strong lateral thinking

  • A commitment to producing high quality work

  • An ability to show initiative and work independently with some supervision

  • Developing project management skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in urban design.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant tertiary qualification/s in urban design.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Group

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180921BR

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.