Principal Stakeholder Engagement Consultant

South West
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Masters degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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Job Summary

We are looking to recruit an experienced stakeholder engagement professional to join AECOM’s fast growing stakeholder engagement services team. The team has won a number of exciting new commissions and currently looking to recruit into the Bristol office to lead our team in the south west working on a number of infrastructure and development projects.


This role will involve two main activities:

  • lead delivery of stakeholder engagement and consultation for a range of infrastructure and other development projects; and

  • lead growth of stakeholder engagement service capabilities from Bristol across AECOM’s UK business, with a focus on providing advice and support to project teams in the south west working in a variety of sectors.


  • management and day-to-day delivery of stakeholder engagement and consultation services on infrastructure and other development and environmental projects;

  • provision of specialist stakeholder communications and engagement advice to projects across AECOM’s UK business;

  • lead identification of new business opportunities for the provision of stakeholder engagement services and leadership of associated proposal development; and

  • taking a leading role in the ongoing proactive promotion of AECOM’s stakeholder engagement services to both internal and external audiences.

Working arrangements

The role is based in Bristol but will require willingness to travel to other AECOM and client offices to work on projects; build relationships and follow-up new business opportunities. Some home working to maximise work efficiency and reduce time lost to travel can be included in the working arrangements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience of delivering stakeholder engagement for infrastructure and other major development or environmental projects;

  • experience of delivering statutory consultation for schemes being consented via hybrid Bill, Development Consent Order (DCO),Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) and Town and Country Planning Act;

  • passionate about delivering best practice principles for stakeholder engagement;

  • proven project management skills and ability to help others develop;

  • ability to work on own initiative and as part of multi-disciplinary team;

  • high standard of personal communication skills and confidence to engage with people in different sector disciplines, present to peers and clients, and communicate with technical/professional and community stakeholders; and

  • willingness to travel and work flexibly.

What We Offer

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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.

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