Associate Director - Stakeholder Engagement,

Region:
South East
Vicinity:
Hampshire
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Engineer
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
16/11/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
201375BR

Job Summary

With over 85,000 employees globally, AECOM is the largest environmental and engineering consultancy in the world and works in more than 150 countries. Our rapidly growing stakeholder engagement service plays a key role in delivering major infrastructure and development projects, and we now have an exciting opportunity for a senior consultant to join the team in our Basingstoke office.

The majority of the team’s work revolves around engagement, consultation and communications during the consenting or construction phase of projects. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead management and delivery of a range of stakeholder engagement projects, with a focus on pre-application consultation and engagement for infrastructure development projects;

  • Support the growth of the stakeholder engagement service across AECOM, with a focus on providing advice and support to teams across the UK; and

  • Build relationships across AECOM’s wider business to identify and develop opportunities for co-operation, with a focus on the transportation, water and power sectors.

The team currently comes from a wide range of backgrounds, and we would be particularly interested in hearing from candidates with experience of stakeholder engagement, consultation or communications. Experience working on infrastructure or development projects is an advantage.

Working at AECOM offers a real opportunity for professional growth and career progression, and you will work within a positive culture where learning and development is actively supported and promoted. We believe in a healthy work/life balance, and have a flexible working policy and other initiatives to help support this.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Stakeholder Engagement Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Leadership of delivery of stakeholder engagement services on a range of projects;

  • Supporting the identification of new business opportunities and associated proposal development;

  • Proactively promoting AECOM’s stakeholder engagement service to both internal and external audiences; and

  • Working collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary team

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive experience of delivering stakeholder engagement, statutory consultation or communications for complex projects, ideally related to infrastructure development;

  • Experience or interest in industry sectors relevant to AECOM’s business (e.g. transport, energy, water, residential development, commercial development);

  • Passionate about delivering effective communications with a high standard of personal communication skills;

  • Confident engaging with people in different sectors and disciplines, presenting to peers and clients, and communicating with statutory and community stakeholders; and

  • Willingness to travel and work flexibly.

Knowledge of UK planning and environmental policy developments related to stakeholder participation and engagement would be an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification is a degree.

Closing Date:
16/12/2018

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