KEO International Consultants

Associate - Urban Planning

Job Location(s) Portugal-Lisbon
Posted Date 6 months ago(10/16/2023 10:23 AM)
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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 an Associate – Urban Planning to join our brand-new office in Lisboa, Portugal. This critical role will manage projects and direct the work of more junior urban planners and designers on master planning, urban development, and governance projects.


We envisage success in this role to include:

  • Managing teams preparing land use plans and development policies for master planning and other urban development and governance projects.
  • Managing teams preparing zoning and development control regulations, guidelines, processes and procedures.
  • Oversee the study of factors affecting land use and community development including economic, socio-demographic, legal, political, cultural, physical and environmental.
  • Managing teams that respond to regulatory requirements for development planning approvals and non-objection certificates.
  • Coordinate with other internal disciplines and manage the activities of outside sub-consultants in the execution of assigned projects.
  • Prepare and present urban plans and reports to clients and regulators.
  • Prepare technical and financial proposals for designated project opportunities and participate in business development activities as required.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to staff.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 15+ years career experience partnered with a Bachelor Degree in Urban Planning or equivalent. A Masters level qualification will be highly regarded.


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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