Public Liaison Officer – Part Time


Are you a Public Liaison Officer looking to join our team in Southern UK region?

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Construction Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Public Liaison officer to join the team in Portsmouth. This will be part-time position over a 20-hour contract and you will cover projects in Portsmouth and the Hampshire regions.  The role will manage key relationships with the company’s neighbours, stakeholders, and the wider community throughout the lifecycle of our projects.

We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Southampton, Southsea, Havant, Waterlooville, Gosport, Cosham, Fareham, Port Solent, Portchester, Hayling Island, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Petersfield, Worthing, Eastleigh, Lymington, Lyndhurst.


As a Public Liaison Officer, you will report directly to Future Generations Team within the SHEQ Department and work closely with the scheme project managers.

On a day-to-day basis, the successful Public Liaison Officer duties and responsibilities will include (not exhaustive) the following:

  • Develop, implement and manage community liaison, customer care and communication plans
  • Liaise with all key stakeholders including emergency services, local council/councillors and attending stakeholder forums
  • Keep all businesses and stakeholders informed of upcoming works and proposals including traffic management and parking restrictions
  • Take a lead in the preparation, recording and distribution of community engagement materials
  • Work a string working relationship with the site and Future Generations team to identify potential issues and risks
  • Develop and maintain an effective site visit programme and identify opportunities to showcase performance internally and externally


The ideal candidate will be a Public Liaison Officer who can demonstrate an ability to understand, empathise and work closely with a local community with a diverse range of issues relating to the development of a major highway scheme.

Furthermore, you should be able to possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, show proficiency Computer in Microsoft Office and have a full driving licence and be able to pass a DBS check.

Although not essential, if you have experience working in the construction industry or working on civil engineering/building infrastructure projects, are a member of CIPR (or equivalent) and have a CSCS card, this would be highly beneficial.


In the role of Public Liaison Officer, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Company car/car allowance (where applicable)
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks)
  • We currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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