Senior Engagement Manager

  • Location

    North West England, England

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £325 per day

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for a Senior Engagement Manager to work on a long-term contract basis based in the North West.

Lead the development and implementation of a plan for identify and engage all stakeholders within the Manchester area, so that stakeholder issues and potential
petitions are identified and escalated.
To maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders within area the Manchester and represent the client at a senior level within the area.

Managing relationships with all stakeholders within Manchester, including local authorities, MPs, communities and property owners.
Developing and implementing a plan with Engineering, Environment and Property colleagues to
ensure all stakeholders are engaged as a minimum to the standard set out in the Phase Two
engagement strategy.
Ensuring that engagement is undertaken in line with the engagement strategy.
Identifying and escalating stakeholder issues and potential petitions within Manchester to the central engagement team.
Lead a diverse functional team, setting objectives, reviewing performance and participating in
selection/promotion decisions to ensure that staff have the necessary skills and understanding to
deliver the team's objectives.
Ensuring robust and auditable records management is maintained across all engagement activity.

Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders, including community leaders and representatives, local authorities and MPs, business groups and property
Proven track record of planning and delivering engagement across a diverse range of stakeholders.
Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels of the organisation, and with the full range of external stakeholders.
Excellent planning & organisational skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Ability to manage a large, diverse, skilled and geographically dispersed team.