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Senior Stakeholder Manager - Inside IR35 | Ref: PSR0023424

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity that entails working with external stakeholders strategy and provides counsel on building and maintaining relationships with various bodies to ensure we achieve the desired change. You will lead on liaison with government and other stakeholders, including our supply chain and wider partners, so that all are effectively engaged in our plans for the future. Working with programme colleagues and across the whole rail industry, you'll need excellent stakeholder management skills as well as being a great influencer and all-round communicator with the resilience to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment and respond to evolving needs. As a Senior Stakeholder Manager, your main responsibilities would be: + Analysing and managing the development and delivery of strategies and activities in the government / public affairs environment that enable the delivery of the objectives contained in the client's communications and engagement strategy. + Leading activities in responding to key legislative proposals, government consultations, and other strategic political consultations and developments that impact upon the company. + Developing a comprehensive contact programme for regional stakeholder bodies, business groups, passenger representatives' bodies and other national stakeholder groups, maintaining effective records and providing assistance to senior Executives in their interactions with those groups. + Managing designated public affairs activities, including meetings, receptions and tours within agreed financial budgets. + Analysing, planning and managing, public affairs activities which are fully co-ordinated and consistent with other communications strategies and activities. + Establish an effective network of internal and external contacts as appropriate to carry out the public affairs function.

Candidate Description

  • Substantial experience in public affairs / lobbying / local government + High standards of written and spoken communication + The experience and personal credibility to work effectively with senior managers + Strong influencing skills + Proven ability to grasp, understand and promote complex and sensitive issues in a persuasive and sensible way + Ability to develop and maintain a wide network of stakeholder contacts + A proven understanding of all relevant political calendars and legislative assemblies Desirable + Evidence of good planning and financial skills, with the ability to deliver projects and activities on time and within budget + Experience of directing and managing agency support + Educated to degree level + Relevant professional qualifications + Evidence of continuing professional development You will also have these Qualifications/Skills: + Educated to degree level or a professional communications qualification (eg IoIC, CIPR, PRCA) or demonstrable equivalent experience

Application Description

If this Senior Stakeholder Manager role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply and speak to one of our PSR team now.

Employer Description

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