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AECOM Associate Stakeholder & Communications Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Summary

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 have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director to join our team, managing and delivering stakeholder engagement and consultation for infrastructure projects. The focus of this role is on pre-application consultation, engagement and communications for infrastructure and other development schemes It will include:

  • Management, leadership and delivery of a range of stakeholder engagement, consultation and communication projects, with a focus on pre-application consultation and engagement for infrastructure development projects

  • Working collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary team

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

  • Building relationships across AECOM’s wider business to identify and develop opportunities

  • Leading the identification of new business opportunities and associated proposal development

  • Managing junior members of the team and supporting their growth and development

  • We’re particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience of stakeholder engagement, consultation, or communications. Knowledge of relevant planning and environmental policy developments related to stakeholder engagement, consultation and communications would be an advantage, as would experience in the infrastructure, development, and energy sectors.

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive experience delivering engagement, consultation and communications in a relevant sector to our business – for example: transport, energy, water, residential development, commercial development

  • Experience of managing and developing successful teams and a passion for helping people maximise their potential

  • Confidence engaging variety of stakeholder groups

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience of Microsoft Teams tools is desirable

  • Willingness to work flexibly and travel when required is desirable

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

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.

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. 270170BR

Additional Locations UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court

Virtual: No

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.