AECOM Senior Stakeholder Engagement Consultant in Birmingham, United Kingdom
AECOM has a Freedom to Grow policy that celebrates flexible working; if you are interested in joining us, we should be happy to discuss a working arrangement to suit you.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Stakeholder Engagement Consultant to join our team who is passionate about delivering effective communications and who can demonstrate experience in managing projects, people and resources, communications and engaging and consulting a wide range of audiences to support complex projects. We are looking for someone who is proactive and ambitious, who can bring new ideas about engagement and is interested in learning about our work across different sectors.
Your role will include:
Assisting with the management and delivery of a range of stakeholder engagement projects, with a focus on pre-planning application consultation and engagement for infrastructure development projects.
Supporting the growth of the stakeholder engagement service across AECOM, with a focus on providing advice and support to teams across the UK.
This will require working collaboratively and iteratively with a multi-disciplinary team.
Supporting the identification of new business opportunities and associated proposal development, which will include promoting AECOM’s stakeholder engagement service to both internal and external audiences.
Reporting to the design team leader you will also interface directly with other team members, from graduate to Directors and with other internal design teams.
You will have strong development skills and have the ability to develop and manage the work of others if and when required.
Our team Our rapidly growing stakeholder engagement service plays a key role in delivering major infrastructure and development projects.
Our work revolves around engagement, consultation and communications during the consenting or construction phase of projects.
We have been involved in a range of high-profile projects in the UK, across a range of sectors including:
HS2, Phases 1 and 2; A303 Stonehenge, A46 and A428 highway schemes for Highways England;
Major station and network upgrade works at Waterloo and Kings Cross for Network Rail;
Burgess Hill development for Homes England; Thames Tideway Tunnel, Thames Water; and
Multiple energy and waste management facilities.
The team 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.
You will have experience or interest in industry sectors relevant to our business (e.g. transport, energy, water, residential development, commercial development), and will be confident engaging a variety of stakeholder groups.
You will also have good personal communication skills, will need to work flexibly and be willing to travel.
Knowledge of UK planning and environmental policy developments related to stakeholder participation and engagement would be an advantage.
Your role You will have the opportunity to work on projects that are transforming infrastructure across the UK.
- We’re looking for a degree educated and passionate individual who can demonstrate experience in engaging stakeholders or delivering effective communications to support complex projects.
The value of diversity and inclusion is readily apparent in creating a collaborative, supportive working environment and in delivering innovative, contextually appropriate projects. It is very important to both what we do and the way we do it. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. The important thing for us is that you can demonstrate that you can effectively fulfil the needs of the role. If you feel you can fulfil the requirements of the role, but there are other factors that are making you hesitant in applying, we would still like to hear from you and see if we can work together to overcome any challenges.
Your benefits will include:
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.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 255102BR
Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Norwich - Cavell House, UK - Nottingham Regan Way, UK - Oxford - Avalon House, UK - Peterborough - Clarence House
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.