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Principal Engagement Consultant Holford Yard 45,000 - 50,000 - Project Centre


Project Centre is a leading design, engineering and landscape architecture consultancy that is passionate about designing places for the people that use them. We offer a range of services focused on providing our clients with the very best planning, design and engineering solutions. Our approach to integrated design produces award winning results that have won international recognition.

 

Led by a forward thinking management team we work together in multi-disciplinary teams that provide services that are well thought-out and sustainable.

 

Project Centre is part of the NSL group of companies that employs over 5,000 people worldwide.

As part of Project Centre’s integrated approach, we develop and deliver effective engagement projects for our clients, such as consultations, stakeholder meetings, public events and workshops, to ensure that the community and key stakeholders are at the heart of the designs and solutions we create.

 

Tower Hamlets has secured funding to create low-traffic neighbourhoods across the borough. A low traffic neighbourhood aims to reduce through traffic on surrounding roads whilst maintaining local access for residents and businesses and enhance accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists. Seventeen areas across the borough have been identified for phased treatment/development over a four-year period with challenging timeframes. Delivery is reliant on support and input from the local community therefore effective engagement and communications are critical to the success of the programme.

 

Project Centre has been working with the Council since April 2019 on the programme and we are looking to recruit a Principal Engagement Consultant to lead on our Liveable Streets engagement programme in Tower Hamlets.

 

Key elements of the role:

  • Be responsible for the management of all Liveable Streets engagement and communications activity and ensure that all activities are delivered on time, in budget and to a high standard following best practice.
  • Manage a team of engagement consultants to:
    • Undertake the creation, production and implementation of engagement strategies for clients as per the specifications and instructions issued.
    • Deliver early-engagement, workshops, consultation and construction activities across the project phases, including face-to-face, print and digital channels.
    • Develop and manage information on the website/web pages.
    • Develop and undertake initiatives to promote the programme and its objectives.
    • Attend and promote events and consultations to ensure their smooth running and maximised response rates.
    • Keep key stakeholders regularly informed of the latest programme details, opportunities and timescales.[NM1] 
    • Assist in the production and delivery of impactful communication and behavioural change plans for specific projects as per the requirements of the client.
    • Support in responding to enquiries for information from Members, the public, the press and other agencies on specific projects.
  • Work with and co-ordinate communications with the Tower Hamlets Communications Team.
  • Ensure that communications are consistent in brand, tone and message.
  • Implement processes to streamline and improve communications.
  • Provide direction in developing new and innovative engagement tools.
  • Provide high quality advice to clients on engagement and communication delivery.
  • To work effectively and provide high-quality support to internal teams to help achieve project objectives.
  • Meet clients and use contacts to encourage further work and build portfolio, including drafting bids and tender submissions

  • The ideal candidate:

  • 10+ years’ experience working in an engagement role; planning and implementing engagement and consultation strategies and activities encouraging buy-in from a range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and experience of communications planning and delivery
  • Experience managing a busy team and workload
  • Experience of matrix management, working across our multi-discipline company
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to produce clear and concise plans, surveys, web copy and promotional materials, translating technical detail into plain English
  • Understanding and experience of managing budgets and time allocation
  • Developing new and innovative engagement methods, including the development of our consultation portal
  • Experience of data collection, analysis and report evaluation
  • Educated to degree level
  • Desirable but not essential skills/experience:
  • Experience working in the highways industry (e.g. traffic, parking, etc.)
  • Experience working in or with local government
  • Knowledge and experience using InDesign and Photoshop to produce promotional items
  • Interest in cycling and other sustainable modes of transport

 

In return for your time & hard work

  • Salary: Circa £45,000 - £50,000 (subject to experience)

  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week

  • Annual leave: 27 days plus bank holidays

  • Yearly professional membership of your choice

  • BUPA (SINGLE)

  • Westfield Health

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CENTRAL PROJECT MANAGER (SCHOOLS) (MATERNITY COVER)

Salary range: £35,966-£40,722 per annum

Location: Homebased (England)

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term to 31 March 2021

Closing date: 20 July 2020 (9:00am)

Interview date: 28 July 2020

Interview location: Online

To apply: Please send your application quoting reference Central Project Manager (Schools) (Maternity Cover) to recruitment@livingstreets.org.uk by the closing date.

If the candidate pack is required in an alternative format please contact Living Streets at recruitment@livingstreets.org.uk or 020 7377 4900.

Strictly no agencies. 

CVs will not be accepted.

We are Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking.

We want to create a nation where walking is the natural choice for everyday, local journeys; free from congested roads and pollution, reducing the risk of preventable illnesses and social isolation. We want to achieve a better walking environment and to inspire people of all generations to enjoy the benefits the simple act of walking brings.

Join us and together we will create a walking nation.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Project Manager to join our Local Impact department, working remotely across England.

You will manage a remote team to ensure our projects are delivered on time and to a high standard. You will be responsible for day to day project management of designated projects, compiling key internal and external project reports, ensuring monitoring and evaluation plans are in place and that successes and new learnings are captured and shared.

You will build and maintain strong and supportive relationships with local authority project partners and support the team’s engagement with project audiences, in particular primary schools.

The role will be home-based, with regular travel to Living Streets offices required (subject to our internal guidance in response to Covid-19 restrictions).

https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/about-us/careers/central-project-manager-schools-maternity-cover

PROJECT MANAGER (SCHOOLS) (MATERNITY COVER)

Salary range: £35,966-40,722 per annum

Location: Home based in North West England, West Midlands or South/West Yorkshire area

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term to 31 March 2021

Closing date: 20 July 2020 (9:00am)

Interview date: 29 July 2020

Interview location: Online

To apply: email the completed application form to recruitment@livingstreets.org.uk using reference Project Manager (Schools) (Maternity Cover) by the closing date.

If the candidate pack is required in an alternative format please contact Living Streets at recruitment@livingstreets.org.uk or 020 7377 4900.

Strictly no agencies. 

CVs will not be accepted.

We are Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking.

We want to create a nation where walking is the natural choice for everyday, local journeys; free from congested roads and pollution, reducing the risk of preventable illnesses and social isolation. We want to achieve a better walking environment and to inspire people of all generations to enjoy the benefits the simple act of walking brings.

Join us and together we will create a walking nation.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Project Manager to join our Local Impact department, working across South and West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and the West Midlands.

You will manage a team to ensure our projects are delivered on time and to a high standard. You will be responsible for day to day project and budget management of designated projects, compiling key internal and external project reports, ensuring monitoring and evaluation plans are in place and successes and new learnings are captured and shared.

You will build and maintain strong and supportive relationships with project partners (combined authorities and local authorities) and support the team’s engagement with project audiences, in particular primary schools.

The role will be home-based in North West England, West Midlands or South/West Yorkshire, with regular travel in these regions and to Living Streets offices required (subject to our internal guidance in response to Covid-19 restrictions).


https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/about-us/careers/project-manager-schools-maternity-cover


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