Principal Stakeholder and Public Liaison Coordinator

Mott MacDonald

Location: England

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

The role advertised is within the Social and Stakeholder Team, part of the Environment & Social Division at Mott MacDonald.

We are looking for a suitable individual to fulfil a key strategic role in our expanding Social and Stakeholder Team within the Environment and Social Division. You will develop and manage team strategies as well as managing team members to ensure that the Social and Stakeholder Team delivers good practice and effective stakeholder management to clients and project teams. We undertake stakeholder work is on behalf of a wide range of clients including government departments, local authorities, National Highways and HS2.

You will likely have at least eight years' experience of stakeholder communications, stakeholder and consultation and have an excellent understanding of handling client and project team relationships. You will understand how to develop and integrate beneficial economic and social components into major infrastructure projects successfully.

Job Description

  • Developing and managing stakeholder strategies and best practice within the Social and Stakeholder Team
  • Working with clients to develop successful and progressive project stakeholder strategies
  • Leading development and maintenance of positive relationships with project leaders in Mott MacDonald and beyond
  • Engaging with project discipline leads to ensure stakeholder and customer views are understood and integrated into project design and development
  • Developing and managing positive relationships with key project stakeholders
  • Line management of Stakeholder and Public Liaison co-ordinators

Candidate Specification

  • Experience of stakeholder management activities within the infrastructure sector
  • Client management with the infrastructure sector
  • Project team management
  • Extensive knowledge of major infrastructure planning legislation and how that applies to stakeholders
  • High standard of verbal and written communications
  • Quality assurance experience
  • Understanding of stakeholder messaging and effective channel use

About the business unit
Environmental and social considerations are central to Mott MacDonald's Purpose and its offerings across all sectors and territories. Our environment and social business provides essential services and innovative solutions which anticipate our clients' needs across all sectors.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities - because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

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