Community Liaison Advisor

Undisclosed Company
Somerset, Bridgwater
£14.67 per hour
25 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Our client, one of the leading energy providers is looking for a Community Liaison Officer who will work closely with senior managers, ensuring they are informed and engaged. Able to keep strict timely accurate and consistent communications with local residents and stakeholders so that they are informed and engaged throughout the construction period of a nuclear power station. In addition, the chosen candidate will liaise with local authorities, including representatives, ensuring the project's engagement is presented coherently with the local community.

Principal Accountabilities:

*Support senior managers and team members in delivering empathetic community relationships and developing 3rd party and public advocacy.
* Liaise closely with the senior community relations teams, ensuring consistent and cohesive communications for the nuclear sector in the South West.
* Liaise closely with, support and develop the communications strategies of certain teams that have an external facing role, together with representatives of the relevant statutory bodies to ensure that the project's external engagement is presented coherently.
* Ability to lead and deliver very important annual stakeholder survey with the market research team.
* Confident to deliver external presentations and support other teams in delivering such events within the programme.
* Manage important and daily requirements of the 'Bringing Nuclear to Life' strand of the Company Makers programme under the overall direction of the head of department.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

General education:

* Degree qualification in relevant subject or able to demonstrate commensurate experience


* A dynamic communications professional, experienced in delivering strategies to engage stakeholders ranging from the general public to MPs.
* Producing a broad range of written communications to the highest standard. Ability to provide expert communications advice and support to senior managers and technical teams.
* Ability to carefully deliver particularly difficult messages to the public with confidence and integrity in a variety of genres including written and oral.


* A strong political and business acumen with a particular knowledge and interest in current UK energy policy.

Personal background, interpersonal skills and key competencies and behaviours

* Strong attention to detail
* Quick problem solver
* Responds well under very high pressure
* Works collaboratively with intense surroundings
* Developing and maintaining useful networks
* Engages with individuals across all levels
* Can work independently
* Communicates our mission, vision and strategy simply and effectively, ensuring that people understand how they contribute to it

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