Newell Highway Program Alliance – Community Engagement Officer

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Australia – New South Wales, Sydney – AU

**Job Summary**

Put your innovative thinking, technical excellence and passion for the environment into high gear. When you join a company that’s building a better world, your opportunities are unlimited. At AECOM, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives. Every day our team explores new possibilities for a better world. Cleaner transportation. Healthier environments. Resilient cities. Healthier communities.

The Newell Highway Program Alliance is a partnership between Transport for NSW, BMD Constructions and AECOM formed to deliver about 30 overtaking lanes along the Newell Highway. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communication and Engagement Consultant to join the Alliance on a 12 month fixed term contract with the possibility to extend. We are looking for an energetic professional who is creative and innovative, can communicate effectively, prepare and implement communication plans, develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. You will be required to work in multidisciplinary teams during design and construction phases of projects, prepare high-quality written materials, monitor and respond to project enquiries, manage and contribute to numerous communication channels, implement proactive community engagement activities, and work with our clients and in-house design teams. Ideally the successful candidate would be based in Dubbo, or if based in Sydney prepared to travel throughout regional NSW.

**Minimum Requirements**

* Demonstrated experience in preparing and delivering communication and engagement strategies for infrastructure and planning projects

* Experience working in multidisciplinary teams is desirable

* Excellent people skills and the ability to develop relationships

* Superior communication skills, excellent report writing, oral, preparing proposals and reports.

**Preferred Qualifications**

* Appropriate tertiary qualification in communications, public relations, journalism or similar

**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** Communications

**Business Line** Environment

**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

**Country** Australia

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 243071BR

**Clearance Required** 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.