Mott MacDonald
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Stakeholder Manager

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Job Profile 

Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description 

Main Purpose of the Job:

The role of the Stakeholder Manager is to manage and coordinate the approval of the design with all the project stakeholders and manage their expectations.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

- Be able to clearly coordinate and manage the stakeholder and authorities' requirements within the design team and similarly communicate the design team requirements and objectives with the specific statutory authority/stakeholders;
- Monitor and report on the status of reviews and approvals in line with the project deliverable dates with the client;
- Ensure that the correct procedures and processes are applied when making submissions to the statutory authority/stakeholder;
- An organised and methodical individual in their approach in dealing with the specific statutory authority/stakeholder and subsequently file and store information;
- Able to coordinate and communicate with the client, stakeholders and contractors to ensure that statutory authority/stakeholder requirements are incorporated where required;
- Be able to meet and negotiate with the individual statutory authority/stakeholder
- Well versed in the authority requirements in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi for buildings and infrastructure


Candidate Specification 

- Bachelors' degree in Civil Engineering or any relevant engineering discipline
- Minimum 8 to 10 years' post graduate experience
- Able to confidently and clearly communicate in both English and Arabic;
- Have knowledge and experience in dealing with the approval process for buildings, roads, and utility designs with the specific statutory authority/stakeholder in the UAE, specifically Abu Dhabi;
- Have strong leadership qualities and a track record of delivery;
- Candidate to ideally have UAE driver's license
- Being able to assess situations in the context of the full business ecosystem
- Continuously looking for innovations and improvements to manage workload and accomplish deliverables across individuals, teams and projects
- Using leadership skills to build and nurture relationships and also creating effective working environments
- Able to manage multiple teams with diverse backgrounds on geographically and culturally diverse teams
- In Mott MacDonald, we have a strong policy ethical behaviour and expect the highest standards of ethical practice. These are at the core of our corporate values hence do not engage in any aspects of bribery or corrupt practice. As such, we expect staff must always act:

- Professionally
- With integrity
- With due skill, care and diligence
- In good faith, and
- In compliance with all applicable laws

- Adopting an adaptive mindset and using strategic and critical thinking to approach problems in a new way
- Ability to deal efficiently with priorities and manage time appropriately
- Advanced level proficiency with all MS Office products, including: Outlook; Word; Excel; and PowerPoint
- A dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
- Ability to effectively communicate at all levels including external stakeholders
- Ensure MacDonald HSE policies are at the forefront of all activities
- Adopting a proactive approach towards complex tasks and overall delivery
- Sound knowledge of professional and international standards