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Three Points, Arizona

Req #: R127652


  • AE - Abu Dhabi

Job Description:

Parsons Abu Dhabi are looking for an Associate / Senior Associate Landscape Architect to work within the Abu Dhabi office reporting to the the well-established landscape and master planning team in Dubai for the delivery of public landscape works across the Abu Dhabi emirate.


  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of the aesthetic, technical, resource, and financial aspects of landscape architecture.
  • Demonstrate the ability to run a design process from pre-conceptual design through to final design with an understanding of production techniques, procedures, and standards.
  • Possess the ability to present to clients at a business development level and also the design from the outset of the project.
  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of industry codes/standards/health and safety requirements and sustainability regulations.


  • Work with the studio management team for the daily running and also the development of the studio.
  • Work collaboratively with the master planning team to develop design at a landscape master planning level.
  • Provide design leadership and mentoring to the landscape studio staff.
  • Manage projects through all aspects of the design process, specifically at the early design stages.
  • Assist with the financial performance of studio projects.
  • Coordinate with internal disciplines and manage the activities of sub-consultants for the delivery of projects.
  • Assist the business development team in the preparation of technical and financial proposals.
  • Perform other related tasks as required


  • Demonstrate a team oriented and collaborative approach to landscape architecture within the design team.
  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of the regional construction industry, local construction methods and their influence on design decisions.
  • Demonstrate a solid commitment to quality design.
  • Demonstrate solid communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Possess self-motivation, work part of the team but also have the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key design related computer programs such as BIM, Adobe suites and 3D modelling software such as Sketch Up and Rhino.


  • Minimum twelve (12+) years of continuous experience in landscape architecture. International experience in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia is preferable.
  • Must have experience in Abu Dhabi.
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from an accredited University or College program.
  • Possess professional registration, licensure or chartership with an internationally recognized professional association.
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written. Proficiency in other languages, especially Arabic, is highly regarded.
  • Professional Certification: CMLI / ASLA / ALIA

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

Three Points, Arizona

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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