AECOM Associate Director/ Director, Landscape in Guangzhou, China

China - Guangdong Province, Guangzhou

Job Summary

  • Lead and direct multi-disciplinary projects involving landscape design, urban planning, ecological issue and innovative landscape works.

  • Lead design in a holistic process oriented approach based on a contemporary innovative methodology from the vision to built works.

  • Evaluate, select and apply standard landscape architecture techniques, procedures and criteria; Decision making in modifications on projects.

  • Responsible for financial management of the project; ensure key deadlines are met.

  • Work, inspire and manage a diverse team of design professionals from around the world.

  • Serve as a technical design expert, and work with project team to develop and execute design.

  • Manage the presentation and report with clients.

  • Play a key role in client management and client satisfaction.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Design or related; Master’s Degree is preferred.

  • 15+ years’ of experience in landscape design and project management; 5+ years of experience in leading a project team

  • Experience of working on international large-scale mixed-use, commercial, open-space and residential projects.

  • Strong conceptual design ability highly preferred.

  • Excellent coordination skills; able to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

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

  • Fluent English is essential, good Mandarin would be a plus.

  • Portfolio attached is a must.

  • Candidate with less experience can be considered as Associate Director.

Preferred Qualifications


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 DP&E

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country China

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197620BR

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.