AECOM Associate Director, Master Planning / Urban Design, Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia - Jakarta Raya, Jakarta

Job Summary

The Associate Director, Architecture works in conjunction the Indonesia DP+E Leadership group and any relevant end market sector lead to develop a ‘best in class’ AECOM architectural offer providing specific digital innovation skills. This role would suit an ambitious Architecture professional with a strong track record of running significant projects from inception to completion as lead Project Manager who wishes to be involved in a range of interesting and challenging projects and develop their design and project management skills further. You will have strong team leadership skills, client awareness and a solid understanding of the commercial aspects of business applied to architectural design. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to develop into a management role as the business grows.


  • Independently lead a team of up to seven professionals at various levels for planning and design assignments, with private and government agencies

  • Set the overall design/ planning standard for the team in general in various projects

  • Expected to independently lead multiple large and small scape planning and design assignments

  • Handle complete responsibility of technical and financial goals of assignment delivering projects within budget

  • Prepare proposals/ presentations and participate in multi-disciplinary bids coordinating with various in-house and external professionals

  • Generate leads for the team and company in planning as well as other disciplines in the Southeast Asia region

  • Coordinate with in-house legal and finance teams for approvals regarding bids and projects

  • Engage and manage internal and external sub-consultants as and when required for assignments

  • Work within the company project management protocols and procedures

  • Deliver target financial and non-financial KPIs of the team both in individual capacity (if assigned) and in assistance to the team Director

  • Team management and resourcing, identify skill development requirements

  • Conduct performance management reviews from time to time apart from mentoring the team

  • Perform technical QA/ QC of project deliverables

  • At least 20-30% travel time is anticipated

  • Assist the Director in preparing reporting documents for senior management

  • Provide regular updates tracking team’s performance to the Director, F&A, legal, and senior management

Minimum Requirements

  • Should have independently managed a team of at least 3-5 professionals

  • Promising portfolio of at least three large scale and five small scale design/ planning work which demonstrates technical and management capabilities across a variety of planning and urban design projects

  • Demonstrate an ability to draw on various benchmark projects

  • Engagement in projects at various stages including construction stage will be preferred

  • Experience in hands-on business development activities such as preparation of proposals and presentation to clients

  • Knowledge of Southeast Asia regional development market is preferred

  • LEED accreditation will be preferred along with membership of professional organizations

  • Participation in award winning projects will be an added advantage

  • Ability to conceive, design and communicate master plans and cityscapes from a blank canvas

  • Flair for design and strong graphic and illustrative capability

  • Excellent design, visualization, and graphic skills

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Excel, and Adobe Creative Suite software packages is a must; knowledge of GIS will be an added advantage

  • Excellent coordination skills and the ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong conceptual ability highly regarded

  • Demonstrate the ability to work in large multi-disciplinary teams

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills essential

  • Knowledge of contractual requirements and project financials

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Planning or Urban Design or related field

  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience as a master planner / urban designer working on a variety of projects involving multiple disciplines

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 Line Design + Planning

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Indonesia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188235BR

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.