AECOM Urban Economist, Philippines in Taguig, Philippines

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Urban Economist, Philippines

Philippines - Manila


Job Summary

The Role:

The Professional role provides timely and quality inputs for the delivery of master planning, infrastructure planning, financial and economic assessment, development strategies, feasibility study, urban planning, socio-economic planning, and environmental / urban sustainability development. Responsibilities include the preparation of reports and proposals to clients, and developing and enhancing relationships with clients, AECOM staff and suppliers.


  • Provide technical expertise to resolve clients/project requirements

  • Draft formal reports, proposals, tender documents and correspondence

  • Undertake ad hoc project related tasks as required which may include; studies and assessments, data analysis, technical writing, presentations, and legislation research

  • Develop and maintain positive relationship with clients to enhance client retention and growth

  • Seek client feedback and help to action improvement plans

  • Identify further opportunities with client and cross-sell AECOM services where appropriate

  • Effectively communicate in a professional manner with other project staff including subcontractors, suppliers, clients and the community to enhance working relationships and outcome

  • Receive general instruction on project tasks and undertake training for standard procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Economic/Finance

  • Minimum 3 years of experiences in some of these follows:

  • Master planning, infrastructure planning, financial and economic assessment, development strategies, feasibility study, Real Estate Finance;

  • Urban planning and research, physical/site planning, development strategies;

  • Environmental / urban sustainable policies and development program;

  • socio-economic planning for both public and private sectors..

  • Worked as an advisor or consultant for both domestic and international projects

  • Quality and productivity in execution of duties and responsibilities as outlined previously

  • Effective collaboration, negotiation and teaming skills

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and the ability to develop relationships

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • English proficiency in overall skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Someone who came from DTI or BOI with insight for helping overseas investors coming into Philippines

Office Location: BGC Taguig City Philippines

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.

Job Category Economics

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Philippines

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180184BR

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.