DBR03790 Senior Consultation Officer for Public Realm

Local Government, Public Sector

Our local authority client in East London is recruiting a Senior Consultation Officer for Public Realm: To be the strategic lead for consultation and engagement projects in the Public Realm Directorate. The role is predominantly to cover consultations on proposed changes to the local environment, traffic reduction schemes to encourage more cycling and walking, parking, transport, markets, parks and leisure services;

To oversee Corporate Consultation Strategy in directorates and contribute to regular reviews of the strategy. Establish and maintain a relationship with Directors around consultation issues, ensuring that they are fully briefed on activity in their directorate and corporate messages around consultation:

Qualification – Essential

GCSEs (A-B) and A-levels
Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel & Outlook – – essential
Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

Working knowledge of consultation, and experience in participation in research techniques
Good understanding of the role of consultation in local government
Experience of delivering presentations on complex issues to a range of audiences
Experience of adapting complex and technical information into easy to understand the language and engagement materials
Experience of using and exploiting IT to deliver services
Experience of planning, managing and analysing the responses to consultations involving a wide range of stakeholders
Experience of working in areas such as sustainability, transport, parking. Air quality and mitigating against climate change would be desirable
Ability to manage projects effectively so that objectives are achieved to deadlines and cost
Ability to work with designers, publisher and distributors to deliver high-quality customer focus material
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills in formal and informal settings
Excellent interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with officers, members, and the public
Ability to work under pressure, managing competing priorities and to meet tight deadlines
Able to provide Three Years of references – essential
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03790
Job Title: Senior Consultation Officer for Public Realm
Salary: £22.09– Per Hour PAYE-Inside IR35
Location: East London
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of 6 months – Extension on Performance

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