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AECOM Senior Stakeholder Engagement, Consultation and Communications Consultant in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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.

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior consultant to join our Stakeholder Engagement, Communications and Consultation team in Birmingham. We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering effective communications and who can demonstrate experience of engaging and consulting a wide range of audiences to support complex projects.

We are looking for someone who is proactive and ambitious; can demonstrate experience of managing projects, people and budgets; 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 engagement and consultation around feasibility and pre-planning application stages for major projects, including infrastructure development.

  • Engagement, consultation and communications during the consenting or construction phase of projects.

  • Supporting the growth of the stakeholder engagement service across AECOM, with a focus on growth of our team and work in Scotland, as well as providing advice and support to teams across the UK. This will require working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Supporting the identification of new business opportunities and associated feasibility studies, development plans and proposals with a focus on the Scottish market, as well as wider UK. This will include promoting our team’s service to both internal and external audiences.

  • Developing and managing the work of others if and when required.

  • Playing a key role in delivering major infrastructure and development projects.

We have been involved in a range of high-profile projects in the UK, across a range of sectors including:

  • East West Rail

  • HS2, Phases 1 and 2

  • A27 Arundel, A303 Stonehenge, A46 and A428 highway schemes for National Highways;

  • Major station and network upgrade works at Waterloo and Kings Cross for Network Rail;

  • Burgess Hill development for Homes England

  • Multiple energy and waste management facilities and renewable energy projects.

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.


Minimum Requirements :

  • 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.

Additional Information

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.

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: J10079980

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Science