Senior Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Consultant


Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions for our clients across regions and markets.  We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on projects across a range of markets, in locations worldwide.

The opportunity:

Due to outstanding growth and a strong pipeline of work, Aurecon is seeking a talented Senior Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Consultant to join our team of high performing individuals in Auckland.

This is an exciting role will see you working across a range of infrastructure projects, guiding the delivery of bespoke communication and engagement programmes. This may include developing or delivering community engagement strategies or plans, writing or reviewing communication material, facilitating workshops, participating in client meetings, managing conversations with the community or exploring risk management. In addition, you will draw on your skills and experience to mentor and support the junior members of the team thus ensuring the continued growth and capability within the team.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • A great attitude and willingness to explore what could be, from both a practice and business perspective.
  • The ability to be agile, mobile and ready to make your mark within a professional services organisation.
  • Experience building strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Exposure to the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) and community engagement practices.
  • A track record developing and implementing communication and engagement strategies
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and the ability to translate technically complex language
  • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism or similar
  • Recent experience on road, rail, energy or water infrastructure projects ideally within a consulting environment
  • Digital capabilities that support your written work and face to face practice

We will provide:

  • Access to challenging and interesting work, professional development support, a world class peer group who aim to be thought leaders and a great, collaborative team who make work fun. We will ask for your ideas and help you to make them a reality. We will offer you:
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment with opportunities to grow.
  • A wide variety of fascinating projects, sectors and clients.
  • Opportunities to travel for interstate/ overseas secondments.
  • Multiple professional development and training opportunities.
  • A competitive salary and benefits.

At Aurecon, we are passionate about engagement and the way it informs the design of infrastructure that lives within communities, rather than communities needing to live with it. If this opportunity sounds like the challenge you are seeking, please apply now by clicking on the Apply Now button.

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