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Communication and Engagement Officer

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Communication and Engagement Officer

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £250 - 300 per day

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

    Phoebe.kingston@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

  • Job ref:

    JO0000024770

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Communication and Engagement Officer 
 
Carrington West are currently recruiting for an experienced communications and engagement professional to support the development, coordination, management and delivery of engagement plans for a wide range of highway infrastructure and behaviour change projects. Particularly to help the successful delivery of schemes in response to COVID-19 as part of the Travel for London (TfL) Streetspace programme and the Government's Emergency Active Travel scheme. Proposals from all London boroughs had to be submitted, designed and delivered quickly. As a result preparation time was squeezed and we were unable to follow our usual practices and consulting extensively before introducing new schemes. 
 
We are looking for a person with a proven background in working for a local authority and familiar with the activity and responsibilities of a highways and transport function and the ability to develop and deliver multiple engagement, communications and publicity programmes simultaneously, including public consultations, surveys and stakeholder events. 
 
What you will need to succeed:

·communicates clearly, confidently and appropriately using the best tools and methods for the task.
·proficient in managing and prioritising a demanding engagement work programme to tight timescales 
·ability to influence and motivate a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve the objectives;  
·extensive communication and engagement planning including designing processes and creating templates    
·stakeholder mapping and drafting communications for a range of audiences, residents, businesses, community groups
·champions community engagement and ensure it is 'hard wired' into council decision making 
 
What you need to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043

Footnote:

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information.

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