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Job title

Engagement Officer

Ref no. BHN560863
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

A busy London borough is looking for a Engagement Officer to aid in the regeneration of a busy London high street.

Key skills required for this role

Project Management, Engagement, Consultation


Engagement Officer

Job description

  • Most important aspect is they need someone who has good written skills.
  • Someone who can do first draft of a lot of the reports and documents so they can advance them.
  • Someone who can act as a Project Manager to look at all the difference pieces
  • Also supporting in Engagement and other strategic work streams
  • Strong Engagement and administrative skills.
  • Someone who is organised.
  • At least 3 years' experience
  • Someone who does have some experience with an Urban Policy or worked within the Communications Office for an Architectural firm.
  • Or someone with local authority experience who has familiarity with building and producing reports.
  • Someone familiar with the policies within Public Realm - someone who is used to communicating changes in Urban Spaces.
  • Not a technical role and not looking for an Engineer.
  • The sole technical skill is writing and Project Management skills.
  • Looking for around £300/day to the candidate.
  • Put the rate high enough where they can attract candidates with some experience.
  • WFH - only 2 days in the office. Mondays and Tuesdays are the set days.
  • However, for some engagement meetings, which they're pretty good at keeping them on Mondays/Tuesdays, they might need to be available for meetings on other days outside of the set office days.
  • Budget to have someone in the programme till 2026.
  • Length of contract - will check with Maria Davies but should be a 3/6 month rolling contract - hasn't raised a job order on Matrix before.
  • Reporting to herself (Head of Strategy and Engagement).
  • No line management responsibilities but they've used Consultants in the past for Consultation work which they may use again. The person in post will be responsible for overseeing their work.

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