Job Description : Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Not Applicable/None Job Description: Senior Architect / Urban Planner Abu Dhabi, UAE You are constantly raising the bar for your own best work You know what you're capable of and you're absolutely determined to achieve it. Your momentum keeps you pushing ahead, looking to outdo yourself, bringing... read more on Shortlisted Jobs | United Arab Emirates
Job Description : Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Not Applicable/None Job Description: Senior Architect / Urban Planner Abu Dhabi, UAE You are constantly raising the bar for your own best work You know what you’re capable of and you’re absolutely determined to achieve it. Your momentum keeps you pushing ahead, looking to outdo yourself, bringing you closer and closer to all that you know you can be. As a manager, we will appreciate the way you’re striving for excellence and energy motives and inspires your team, and will open every door to empower your success, and through it, ours. Responsibilities: The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Technically Consult and strategize with the Master Developer using knowledge gained from their suite of governing documentsi.e.Detailed Master Plan, the Traffic Master Plan, and experience gained as an industry professional toproactively furtherdevelopment of their Master Plan, Business Portfolio Strategy while simultaneously protecting their interests. Leadtechnical meetings both internally and externally regarding the various development within the Master Plan as well as the developments adjacent which impact it in any way. Manage subcontracted technical consultants to deliver on contracted scope of work Create technical scope of work, and detailed deliverables for the Employer to procure technical consultants to create, update and/or manage the requirements of the Master Developer Curate, protect, and act as an Advocate of the Employer (the Master Developer) to intelligently protect the Master Plan, and defend the technical aspects with any challenges made by the Authorities, and/or Third-Party Developers. Review ofthird-party development plansand coordinate their validity against the Detailed Master Plan Coordination withMunicipal Authoritiestocoordinate planning/permitting approvals Perform maintenance of and updates to the prioritization plan Develop all priority procurement packages required by the Employer Overseeand manage all community management contracts Perform periodic funding eligibility reviews Provide feedback on technical approach, as appropriate Attenddesignreview meetings, progress update meetings, and other project-related meetings Track project performancefor design UpdateProgram Management Office Monthly Reportsfor the technical subsections Monitor and manage all staff Key Performance Indicesin the technical subsections Assist withDetailed Master Planupdates Assist with Traffic Master Plan updates Assist withReviewingEmployer projectscompliance to the Detailed Master Plan Assist with thethird-partydesign development programs Responsible for theReviewandMaintenance of theRequest for Information responses and logs Assist to updatethe Program Risk Registerand quarterly updates (only on technical disciplinary areas) Assist the Program Manager (PM) in managing the dailymaster planningoperations of this contract. Assists the Program Manager by helping provide management, direction, administration, and quality assurance for the execution of thetechnical deliverables of thePMOcontract. Assign tasks totechnicalpersonnel, supervise on-going technical efforts, and manage overalldesignperformance to ensure optimal use of assigned resources and subcontractorsand report into the Program Manager and/or the Employer’s Executive Team. TheSr. Architect/ Master Planner / Urban Designeris responsible for the quality and efficiency of theEmployer’s technical submissions to the authorities as master developer, as well as submissions to Third-Party Developers. This roleassists the Program Manager to ensure alltechnicalcontract requirements are performedin service to the Employer. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Architecture 15-20 years of related experience, including supervisory/managerial experience Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various software such as (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, Sketchup, AutoCAD, Revit. Knowledge in producing GIS Package is an advantage. Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity Thorough knowledge of industry practices is required Incumbent must meet Parsons Project Manager Certification requirements strong command of English (written and spoken) is essential 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.