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AECOM Senior Stakeholder Coordinator in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

The Senior Stakeholder Coordinator (SSC) is responsible for facilitating all project level related stakeholder permitting and approvals required for the various projects within the program. Stakeholders include government and semi government entities, other operating entities including tenants and also Contractors.


  • Undertakes duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager (EM) and Project Director.

  • Responsible for developing stakeholder relationships as a face of the client.

  • Responsible for managing activities of the stakeholder coordinator.

  • Maintains the implementation of the stakeholder(s) management register and updates as required.

  • Represents the client's interests on all matters related to stakeholder permitting and approvals.

  • Coordinates stakeholder expectations, dialogue and other forms of engagement to understand key common interests.

  • Good knowledge of planning processes required to coordinate with the government and semi-government entities and for clarifications, justifications and permitting by statutory authorities.

  • Supports and facilitates the client's Element Teams, design consultants and contractors with the overall permitting process to enable them to secure required approvals, NOCs and permits for the various projects.

  • Ensures project teams deliver required documents on schedule and in accordance with any stakeholder requirements.

  • Coordinates with all stakeholders regarding project submissions, revisions, clarifications, approvals, justifications and approvals by statutory authorities.

  • Reviews all document completion processes submitted by contractors and design consultants as required by stakeholders on behalf of the client.

  • Monitors projects progress.

  • Notifies the project's leadership of any potential risks in the permitting process that could impact the schedule and updates the status of projects via dashboards periodically.


Applicants would ideally come from an Engineering / Project Management background, with at least 5 years’ experience within a senior position on a large scale project.

The successful candidate will ideally need to have Abu Dhabi specific experience and knowledge of procedures and Government processes as well.

Command of the Arabic language would be advantageous.


A Bachelor’s Degree in either Civil Engineering or a related subject.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076716

Business Line: Construction Management

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Program & Project Management