Community / Stakeholder Manager - Solar PV

London (Greater)
£50000 - £60000 Per Annum
22 Jul 2014
19 Aug 2014
WSMAFJ7
Will Sargeant
Engineering
Entry Level
Permanent
Full Time
Community / Stakeholder Manager - Solar PV
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Location: London with flexibility
Consultant: Will Sargeant
Reference: WSMAFJ7


The Role:
The Green Recruitment Company is seeking a Community Manager who can naturally engage with stakeholders across a diverse portfolio of Solar PV Projects, while simultaneously maintaining strong relationships working with elected members, council officers, residents, businesses, community groups and the media.

Responsibilities:
• Negotiate and deliver community benefits schemes with community liaison groups
• Establish strong and close relationships with both residents and project team members
• Help win planning permissions and meet planning requirements for pre-application consultation
• Community consultation and communication activities.
• Liaise with local grass root residents establishing relationships with local and national media, with the aim of creating strong foundations of trust within a community.
• Become the occasional company spokesperson, supporting mobilisation to build and advance current schemes.
• Programme, project and budget management

Experience:
• Significant project management experience and involvement with local communities in relation to sensitive and complex issues
• Demonstrated experience of leading stakeholder engagement initiatives, particularly for renewables projects
• A clear understanding of the potential issues that may impact on local authorities and host communities
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with diverse local stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with local authority officers and local councillors

Skills:
• Good interpersonal, networking and writing skills
• Strong programme and project management skills
• An appreciation and understanding of the role and structure of Government, especially local and regional government, and the development and application of planning policy
• Political and campaigning awareness and understanding of the UK media

The Green Recruitment Company is an employment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an employment agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

To apply for this role please contact us at:

Will Sargeant
+44 (0) 203 002 2877
will@greenrecruitmentcompany.com
www.greenrecruitmentcompany.com