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Consultation Manager Phase 2b (Community and Stakeholder Engagement)

Posted: 14 Oct 2020 Closes: 25 Oct 2020
Birmingham Competitive
Permanent & Full-time HS2_20000871

As the Consultation Manager Phase 2b you will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategies and plans for the running of compliant consultations to support the development of the phase 2B scheme.

About the role:
  • Work across HS2 and DfT to design and implement strategies for running legally compliant consultations;
  • Produce all relevant external facing materials to support the consultation process, such as consultation document, event banners, leaflets;
  • Project manage the process from preparation to close out, including preparation of a programme, resource plan, procurement of specialist services;
  • Manage the consultation response analysis process working with an external provider. Input into the consultation response document and advice to HS2 boards and Government;
  • Design and implement a training programme for the multidisciplinary team to allow them to best support the consultation process;
  • Actively promote and embed equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.


About you:
  • Experience of working on projects with impact on communities;
  • Experience of working with national or local government or statutory organisations on consultation programmes;
  • Experience of working across multi disciplinary teams to deliver projects;
  • Experience of working with a supply chain to support delivery of activities;
  • Written skills to produce public facing documents;
  • Communication skills to inform, influence and negotiate across teams;
  • Project management skills to allow delivery of projects to agreed time and budget;
  • Knowledge of public consultation processes and legal framework.

The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect.

We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

About Us:
High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK's new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain's major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.

HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others' health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our 'Safe at Heart' programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.

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