KEO International Consultants

Senior Urban Planner

Job Location(s) Portugal-Lisbon
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/13/2023 12:52 PM)
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Urban Planning


KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.


As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.

We invite you to join us.


We are now seeking talented a Senior Urban Planner to join our brand-new office in Lisboa, Portugal. This critical role will work as part of our allied practice InSite team, and will be responsible for managing projects and directing the work of more junior Urban Planners and Designers on master planning and urban development.


We envisage success in this role to include:


  • Supporting the Associate Urban Planner in providing leadership and mentorship to staff.
  • Assisting in managing teams preparing land use plans and development policies for master planning and other urban development and governance projects. 
  • Assisting in managing teams preparing zoning and development control regulations, guidelines, processes and procedures.
  • Overseeing the analysis of factors affecting land use and community development including economic, socio-demographic, legal, political, cultural, physical and environmental.
  • Assisting in managing teams that respond to regulatory requirements for development planning approvals and non-objection certificates.
  • Coordinating with other internal disciplines and manage the activities of outside sub-consultants in the execution of assigned projects.
  • Preparing and presenting urban plans and reports to clients and regulators.
  • Preparing technical and financial proposals for designated project opportunities.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring over 10 years career experience of working on large-scale landscape strategies with a Bachelor Degree in Urban Planning or related field.


Professional certification or chartered status would be highly regarded.


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.


We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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