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Partnerships and Engagement Officer

Position: Permanant-Full Time
Location: Manchester
Salary: £34,899-£39,279 Per Annum
Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.
Closing date: 4PM, 18th June 2021

Are you a skilled partnership and engagement professional with the ability to maintain strategic relationships with organisations, institutions and communities across Greater Manchester? Are you passionate about putting service users at the heart of decision making?

We are seeking a number of Partnerships and Engagement Officers to join the new Partnerships, Engagement and Inclusion team within TfGM’s Corporate Affairs function.

With transport high on the local and national agenda to build back better and greener post-pandemic, we have a critical role to help Greater Manchester realise its ambitions for the Bee Network – an integrated active and public transport network which is affordable, accessible, inclusive, sustainable, and accountable. In support of these ambitions, these exciting new roles will help to ensure TfGM understands, listens to, and influences Greater Manchester residents and business across the city-region’s diverse geographies and demographics.

The roles sit across the two areas of People and Place and Business and Employers and will specialise in either one as follows:

People and Place

  • Developing and maintaining TfGM partnerships and acting as the gateway to and advocate for communities and residents to ensure TfGM has a rich understanding of transport needs and barriers of people and places.

Business and Employers

  • Developing and maintaining effective strategic relationships with business representative organisation, leaders, sectors and geographies at GM and place level to listen to, understand and influence.

You will be asked to confirm which area you’re applying for as part of the application process.

The successful candidates will have proven experience of delivering strategic and tactical engagement activity in relevant sectors, be able to advise TfGM functions on best practice approaches around engagement and co-design, and have the ability to provide insight, intelligence and regular reports to support planning and decision making.

As well as the ability to proactively develop and maintain strategic relationships which deliver impact at scale, you will be able to develop relevant, targeted engagement materials, support the delivery of events and effectively represent TfGM at external meetings and events.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

At Transport for Greater Manchester we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

If you believe you have the skills, experience and passion to be make a difference in these exciting and high-profile roles, we would really like to hear from you!

To find out more and apply, click here.

Senior Consultant

Role title: Senior Consultant

Salary estimate: £40,000 to £46,000 pa plus a pension contribution of 7% (employer contribution)

Annual holiday entitlement is 38 days (including the usual public holidays).

Location –We have an office in London, but our staff are dispersed and live in cities and towns across the UK.

Contract – Permanent – Our full-time hours are 35 hours a week, we are fully equipped to support home office working and are happy to talk flexible/part-time working.

We’re looking to recruit a Senior Consultant to join our growing team. A highly autonomous role, you will be responsible for the management and coordination of teams responsible for the full project cycle including the design of consultations/surveys, the processing and analysis of data and compiling data outputs into reports. You will be the first point of contact for clients and partners and responsible for ensuring your projects run on time and on budget.

Senior Consultants are also responsible for building and maintaining external partnerships and supporting senior colleagues with new business generation and writing proposals for winning new work. There may be a requirement to line manage more junior colleagues.

Being part of the Traverse team is about variety. In the space of a month we can go from seeking views on a new runway at Heathrow, to talking to patients about their experience of video appointments with a GP, to consulting the general public and stakeholders about Defra’s new waste policies. The common thread is that we want to involve people in the decisions that affect their lives.

We are aware that many highly capable prospective candidates may rule themselves out of work of this kind because they underestimate their own ability to do the role. With this in mind, we strongly encourage applications from anyone who is prepared to learn and grow on the job and would like to stress that a degree and/or experience of working in consultation or research is not an essential requirement.

 

Interested? More details about us and the role can be found here: https://traverse.ltd/careers/vacancies

There is also information on how to apply and who to contact if you have any questions. We look forward to hearing from you. Deadline –9am  21 June. Please note that we expect to be interviewing in the week commencing 12th July.

Consultations and Inclusion Officer
Expiry date: 21:00, 06 June 2021
Location: Manchester
Salary: £34,899.00 – £39,279.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.
Attachments: ConsultationsandInclusionOfficer.docx
Are you passionate about getting the voice of the community heard within decision making? Would you like the opportunity to help make sustainable transport as accessible as possible to everyone living, working in and visiting Greater Manchester?

It’s an exciting time to be working at Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) with transport being one of the top priorities within the Greater Manchester Mayor’s manifesto. Transport plays an important role in creating genuine opportunity: connecting people to jobs, essential services, culture, retail, leisure, and to one another. Supporting our communities to get around safely, reliably, affordably, and sustainably – on foot, by bike, tram, bus, and train – is at the heart of what we do.  TfGM help people and places to thrive by enabling seamless, safe and sustainable journeys for all.

We are seeking a Consultations and Inclusion Officer to support the planning, implementation and evaluation of TfGM’s strategic consultations, public engagement and equalities activity.

As part of the newly established Partnerships, Engagement and Inclusion Team within TfGM’s Corporate Affairs function, you will work with the organisation and partners to deliver effective, end-to-end consultations and engagement activity, embed consultation as a principle within the organisation, help ensure the organisation fulfils its equalities duties and enable communities and service users to have a voice in decision making.

You will be comfortable planning and managing events, building contacts and networks and establishing effective working relationships with stakeholders as well as collating and assessing information for reports.

You should have experience in planning and delivering consultation and engagement programmes and a knowledge of equalities issues in an organisational setting.  Additionally, you should have practical experience in setting up monitoring and reporting tools, translating information into appropriate formats for different audiences and preparing public-facing materials. You will also be educated to degree level or have equivalent levels of experience.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

At Transport for Greater Manchester we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

If you believe you have the skills and experience required for this exciting role, we would like to hear from you!

For more information and to apply, please visit – www.tfgm.com/careers

Partnerships and Engagement Manager (Business and Employers)
Expiry date: 16:00, 01 June 2021
Location: Manchester
Salary: £41,670.00 – £46,901.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.
Attachments: PartnershipsandEngagementManager(BusinessandEmployers).docx
Are you passionate about building strategic relationships with the Greater Manchester business sector? Do you have experience of developing and embedding innovative partnership approaches? Would you like the opportunity to be involved in engaging the business community at scale on all aspects of transport policy and delivery?

Transport for Greater Manchester oversees transport in Greater Manchester, delivering and improving transport services, facilities and information to make travel easier for everyone. We deliver high-profile, large-scale transport projects, and it’s our experts who provide the information and analysis to shape transport strategy. This is a busy and exciting time for us: under the devolution agreement and with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse and with the delivery of the Major Projects, transport will play a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UK’s largest regional economy outside London.

TfGM have an exciting new opportunity for a Partnerships and Engagement Manager – Business and Employers to lead on engagement with businesses and relevant representative groups across Greater Manchester to help shape the sustainable transport agenda and support businesses as more people return to the workplace through the recovery from the pandemic.

In this new role, you will:

  • Develop and deliver a sustained programme of business engagement in support of organisational objectives
  • Identify, initiate and support strong, credible and meaningful relationships with relevant partners providing strategic advice to senior colleagues as required
  • Gain feedback and maintain an intelligence framework on key issues to inform decisions relating to transport delivery and policies
  • Develop targeted, relevant materials and messaging including briefings, presentations and guidance
  • Conduct effective external engagement with key business stakeholders on wide-ranging transport plans and policies
  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure businesses and representative groups have the latest travel information and tools in support of planning and behaviour change.

You will have proven experience of effective partnership working within the business sector and a demonstrable understanding of how co-design principles can be used in project and service design. Being able to demonstrate delivery of outcomes at scale through innovative strategic and tactical engagement approaches informed by intelligence is essential for this role as well as being a successful people and project manager, able to embed new approaches and balance multiple priorities. You will also be educated to degree level or have equivalent levels of experience.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

At Transport for Greater Manchester we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

If you believe you have the skills, experience and passion to be make a difference in this exciting and high profile role, we would really like to hear from you!

For more information and to apply, please visit – www.tfgm.com/careers

Consultation & Engagement Officer

Position: Permanant-Full Time
Location: Leeds City Centre (currently working remotely)
Salary: £31,799
Closing date: 27th June 2021

The Role
Reporting to the Lead Consultation and Engagement Officer (TCF) your key responsibilities will include:

  • You will manage relationships with a wide network of stakeholders, including senior managers and elected members within the Combined Authority and partner councils, suppliers, community groups and other networks to achieve objectives.
  • You will plan, manage, deliver and evaluate consultation and engagement projects, enabling an extensive range of audiences to shape and influence the TCF programme.
  • Drive innovation in consultation and engagement activities by developing integrated channels to maximise the reach of projects and encourage participation among seldom-heard groups.
  • Using advanced research techniques to collect, analyse and present consultation and engagement findings to advise senior managers, elected members and programme board members.

About you
You will have the following key skills, attributes and experience:

  • You will be an ambitious, results-focused individual, proficient at managing multiple projects and working flexibly with a range of partners
  • Significant experience of research, data collection, analysis and report writing
  • Experience of managing consultation and engagement activities with a keen understanding of different tactics in communications and marketing channels (including digital methods) and tailoring these for difference audiences
  • Experience of working successfully in a partnership environment with many stakeholders
  • Ability and confidence to advise senior figures both within and outside the organisation

Our offer
Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 28 Days Holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free Travel on rail and buses with the M-Card zones 1-5
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Practises with Health & Wellbeing initiatives to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

 

To find out more and apply, click here.

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