Authorities Liaison Officer

Job description

Royal International Construction is a relatively new name on the UAE's vibrant construction scene vision but is one that harnesses the strengths and heritage of its founders and the expert talents of its proactive management team. The company currently employs over 500 construction experts located throughout the UAE, with an unparalleled skill set covering finance, architecture, design, mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as project management, we also have a in-house team dedicated to producing high standard technical bids and comprehensive and competitive commercial tenders.


Are you a diversified professional looking for a role within an ambitious Company? Are you confident, able to influence, challenge and build relationships at all levels?

We are recruiting a Authorities Liaison Officer to join our exceptional Royal International Construction. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for someone with proven construction experience who is personable and capable to quickly establish their credibility.

If you are excited by a challenge, have a can-do attitude and a passion for leaving your mark on an organization then this is the opportunity for you.

We want to encourage you to grow and challenge yourself because when we pursue excellence, we create great experiences together and with our customers.

…. Sounds like YOU? Then read on.


  • Identify, prepare & check the required list of documents for different submissions
  • Prepare and follow up correspondences with authorities and related departments
  • Coordinate with government authorities for clarifications, justifications, and approvals by statutory authorities
  • Supervise the document completion process to be submitted as required by the local authorities on behalf of the organization
  • Liaise and coordinate submissions, revisions and issuing processes for utility approvals, including Wastewater, Water, and Irrigation systems permits. It includes other relevant permits such as Power, Telecom, Gas, district cooling and civil defense
  • Obtaining Town Planning Department, utilities and building approvals and permits for infrastructure projects (i.e., submissions, revisions & issuing process)
  • Represent RIC for permits and approvals status meetings with all stakeholders. i.e., owners, clients, PMC, consultants & contractors
  • Coordinate between office & site team. Provide responses for all staff queries on daily basis regarding local standards and local updated requirements
  • Be familiar and know how to deal with authorities’ programs, systems & online procedures
  • Identify and present the statutory process requirement for each project to be implemented in projects programs
  • Monitor & control statutory approvals status through weekly standards matrices, reports & charts


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Public relations or Communications
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in a construction background

  • Knowledge of the standards and codes used by the local authorities
  • Able to work discretely and deal with confidential information
  • Have good contacts with officials in the key government departments in UAE
  • Strong communication and reporting skills in English & Arabic