Head of Engagement & Communications

£50000 - £60000 per annum
04 September 2018
02 October 2018
Andrew Cooke
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
This exciting new role is for a Head of Engagement and Communications to lead the strategy and implementation for a wide variety of stakeholders across the construction sector supply chain. This role will require working closely with a number of engagement and communications delivery partners who are distributed across the UK.

Client Details

My client is a UK leading business within the building and construction sector based in Hertfordshire. With over 50+ years of knowledge and expertise within the industry, this is a really exciting time for the company. Through growth, the Head of Engagement & Communications role has developed and is a great opportunity for someone to make a real impact.


The Head of Engagement & Communications will be responsible for the following:

* Develop a communication and engagement strategy in collaboration with consortium partners and stakeholders

* Deliver a range of UK wide engagement events and workshops together with our delivery partners

* Work closely with the programme managers to embed engagement within the technical delivery programme

* Work with experts across the programme to identify and develop timely and impactful content (thought leadership, case studies, technical reports, etc)

* Work closely with the communications and marketing departments of the three consortium partners to deliver the strategy and to disseminate content through a range of channels (including participation at national industry conferences and other events)

* Perform stakeholder analysis and ensure strategy will meet defined programme KPIs and expected returns on investments.

* Oversee Customer Relation Management (CRM) strategy and delivery for the programme

* Monitor and report on progress

* Attend regular meetings with programme partners in the Midlands, East and South-East of England

* Introduce and exploit new platforms to support the communication and engagement plan.

* Lead the strategy on, and work closely with, our delivery partners across the UK.


The successful candidate will have the following skills/attributes:

* Considerable experience of leading on external engagement and communication

* Excellent customer and communication skills

* Excellent networking and influencing skills

* Ideally good knowledge and experience of the construction sector

* Relevant degree or other academic or professional qualification

* Ability to build successful relationships at all levels

* Ability to communicate complex information effectively to a wide range of audiences

* Proven ability to work on complex programmes whilst maintaining focus on delivery

Job Offer

The Head of Engagement & Communications offers a salary between £50,000 - £60,000 + other added benefits.

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