Engagement Advisor

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Construction
Region:
Yorkshire
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted:
14/06/2018
Recruiter:
VGC Perssonnel Ltd
Job Ref:
SWJUN14

Engagement Advisor/Liaison Officer

Location - Leeds

Salary - �42,000 per annum (12 month rolling contract) - Project is ongoing for 7.5 years

This is an opportunity for any Engagement Advisors/Senior Engagement Advisors to work on a project that has major rail infrastructure implications to the whole country.

Purpose of the Job:

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Deliver the plan for engaging with communities and their representatives affected by thi project, and manage external stakeholder relationships in order to support organisational objective

Accountabilities:

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Deliver the engagement plan to ensure stakeholders are aware of: the project; its benefits and local impacts; the support my client provides to communities affected; and how they can get involved in the development of the railway.
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Develop and manage relationships with local authority engagement officers and key community leaders and representatives to achieve engagement objectives and to develop a strong understanding of the local community.
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Organise, facilitate and contribute to community group and stake holdermeetings and events, in the Birmingham to Manchester region, in line with Health and Safety and Equalities policies, to achieve the engagement plan objectives.
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Maintain records of engagement, follow up on all actions and correspondence to preserve stakeholder relationships.
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Support stakeholder relationships, responding to stakeholder correspondence and queries, seeking the appropriate internal expertise to provide responses where necessary.
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Work with other directorates and functions to ensure coordination of stakeholder engagement and messaging.
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Prepare briefing materials and represent my client alongside ministers and senior management to support wider communications and stakeholder objectives.
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Ensure appropriate processes are followed to promote knowledge and understanding of community views and concerns within the organisation.

Knowledge and skills required:

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Intermediate experience in a public-facing role, including time in a challenging and complex environment and a demonstrable track record of working with local communities and/or their representatives.
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Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, including at face to facemeetings and events.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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Ability to absorb, record, organise and analyse large quantities of complex information and to relay this in an appropriate way to local stakeholders.
* Ability tomanage competing priorities and work to deadlines.
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Experience of community engagement in local government,major public sector infrastructure or environmentally based projects would be desirable.

If this is something that interests you please apply now as it is a genuine opportunity for people to have an impact on a major infrastructure project that will improve the rail programs in the UK.

Please apply now or send your CV straight and we will give you a call for a discussion.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact Details:
VGC Perssonnel Ltd
Tel: 01895 671 820
Contact: Sam Wilson
Email:

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