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Community Engagement Manager

Posted 16 January by Quantum Group Ended
Are you a bright, flexible team player who would like to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you a self-starter with experience in community consultation and engagement? Are you passionate about local community? Then this role would be ideal for you.

We are looking for a Community Engagement Manager to join our very busy Community Engagement Team. This is a unique opportunity to make genuine contributions to large-scale regeneration and strategic projects across the South of England.

Our ideal candidate would be currently working in the community engagement field for a property developer or currently working for a charity.

About the role

The Community Engagement Manager will:

* Ensure the community engagement projects are delivered in an effective, efficient and timely manner resulting in community support and successful planning decision outcomes.
* Build relationships with organisations, key stakeholders and the local community as part of the community engagement strategy (e.g. residents associations, local authority officers, Councillors, Associations, MP's).
* Effectively and coherently communicate Quantum Group's plans and vision to local communities.
* Research and identify the key stakeholders in the community that need to know about the development the company is proposing.
* Maintain project databases.
* Support marketing to produce consultation tools including content for exhibitions and workshops.
* Co-ordinate with marketing all event planning and ensure proper procedures are followed.
* Organise, attend and record meetings & events with a range of stakeholders.
* Analyse and report on findings from consultation.
* Attend evening and weekend consultation events.
* Deliver completed SCI (Statement of Community Involvement) documents to Project Lead (Architect) on time for planning application submission.

What we are looking for

* An energetic, enthusiastic and flexible individual with a commitment to the value of community engagement and a professional approach to performance
* Experience of planning and delivering community engagement activity, ideally focused on construction/property development
* A blend of people skills balanced with excellent communication and project management skills
* An ability to connect with the wider community, able to listen and gather the views of local people and feed them back into the Community Engagement team.
* Excellent command of the English Language, attention to detail and proven writing skills
* Some experience in community consultation and engagement or through postgraduate studies is preferable
* Demonstrable experience of engaging and influencing key Stakeholders.
* Experience of presenting information verbally for a variety of purposes and audiences.
* A demonstrably competent level of IT skills (Microsoft Office: Word and Excel/Photoshop & Illustrator)
* The ability to work on several projects at one time
* A friendly and approachable individual who is confident and outgoing with a 'can do' attitude
* Someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo
* A genuine interest in people, their lives and their views
* Be patient and understanding even when under pressure or being challenged
* Work flexibly, in teams and independently across a number of varied projects
* Be able to travel extensively across Southern England, work out of hours, away from home and at weekends - the majority of your working week will be spent away from the Bournemouth office.
* Car ownership and full clean driving licence is essential

Who we are

Quantum is an alternative asset-based investment manager with a particular focus on the retirement living, elderly care homes and hotel sectors. The business invests directly into real estate development and social infrastructure via three highly effective businesses:

Platinum Skies creates affordable luxury housing for the elderly whilst developing a long-term property asset base and income stream. It is the only company in the UK that connects new homes with affordable lifestyle services and financial solutions for its customers.

Encore Care Homes creates brand new state-of-the-art care home properties with operations that deliver clinical excellence and long-term income. The business is making a worthwhile contribution to help solve the UK's elderly care home shortage.

Anjuna Hotels creates high value hotel brands by acquiring independent hotels, improving profitability via centralised management and wrapping them into distinctive brands that offer great value and experiences for guests.

Why choose us? You will have a real voice, blue sky career growth potential, confidence in your own skills and performance and share in our pride and passion in delivering great architecture and buildings.

The key to your success within the Quantum Group will be strength, resilience, quality and results.

At Quantum, we invest strongly in our own and we expect capability, commitment and the highest quality of work - if you have what it takes to really shine in an ambitious environment, then we want to meet you!

How you'll be rewarded

* A competitive salary
* Incentive scheme after completion of probation period
* 20 days annual leave per annum + Bank Holidays (pro-rata)
* 2 additional days annual leave per annum after 2 years of service
* 3 days annual leave between Christmas and New Year
* Workplace pension scheme
* Great discounts on shopping, travel and cinemas
* Long Service Awards
* Childcare Voucher Scheme
* New Quantumite introduction reward scheme
* Professional subscriptions (payment of one relevant annual membership fee)
* Mothercare vouchers for all expectant parents
* Land Introduction bonus
* Contribution to relevant training courses

Reference: 34240862

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