Community Engagement Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
West Midlands
Salary Description:
£36000 - £45000/annum
Job Ref:

DS269 – Community Engagement Manager (FTC 12months)

Location: Birmingham based, with travel

Salary: £36,000 - £45,000


As the Community Engagement Manager, you will be part of the Area Community Engagement team that will work directly with affected communities.

Reporting to a Senior Engagement Manager, you will work with the other Community Engagement Managers cross the region to build relationships through both proactive and reactive engagement activities with local community members and groups, you will become the go-to person in those communities who can be trusted to listen to and act on their concerns.

Candidates should note this is a maternity cover contract, so an early start date is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Plan and deliver engagement activities focusing on a particular territory.
* Develop and maintain an understanding of the key issues, needs and concerns of the communities, and work with the business to find solutions to these issues.
* Develop relationships with individuals, communities and local authorities so you understand their concerns and become the main point of contact both within the project and these communities.
* Develop effective working relationships with key internal stakeholders.
* Monitor and evaluate the performance of engagement activities, using a continuous improvement approach to fine tune the process.

Skills and Qualifications:

* Experience of planning and delivering community engagement activity, ideally focused on construction/infrastructure projects.
* Knowledge of best practice community engagement and how to deliver this.
* Experience of working within a community that is impacted has been impacted by major infrastructure works is highly advantageous.
* Experience of project management.
* Experience of build working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
* An understanding of political ambiguity and the resilience to change approach when required.
* Ability to work remotely and travel.
* Experience of working with diverse communities.

Location: Birmingham based, with travel

Salary: £36,000 - £45,000

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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