AECOM Principal Scientist / Engineer, Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Dubai, Dubai

Job Summary

The Principal Environmental Scientist will deliver consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients to a high level of technical quality, and to programme and budget. She/he will assume a leading role within the Environment team to help ensure the team is cohesive, client-focused and quality, health and safety driven.

Job Duties

  • The individual will be equally comfortable working on small or major prospects, proposals and projects, contributing positively as a technical specialist or managing/ directing environmental impact assessment and environmental due diligence projects in the oil and gas, power, infrastructure and industrial sectors across the Middle East and Africa Region.

  • The individual will work to provide mentorship/leadership in the Environment team and grow the business (enhancing profitability) while maintaining focus on quality deliverables, client and collegial relations.

Specific Skills Required

  • Valid UAE Drivers Licence

  • Fluent written and spoken English.

  • Minimum 12+ professional experience.

  • Demonstrated professional Middle East and specific industry and project experience – oil & gas, power, industrials, ports, rail, highways and mining.

Minimum Requirements

  • Technical and professional proficiency with a solid career history and experience in delivering environmental projects in a collaborative environment.

  • Experience in business development with new and existing clients and preparation of tenders and fee proposals.

  • Versatile and highly experienced in pursuing opportunities and managing the delivery of environmental liability and geoenvironmental projects with strong written and verbal communication skills; in particular, the ability to write clear and concise proposals and technical reports is essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant science, engineering or geology degree.

  • Relevant post graduate qualification in the one of the above would be advantageous.

  • Chartership or other professional accreditation/ registration with a recognised body.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201103BR

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.