Community Relations Manager

Carrington West
United Kingdom
£47k - 52k per year
Closing date
1 Oct 2020
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Carrington West are assisting their Private Sector Telecommunications client in their search for a Community Relations Executive to join their company on a full-time, permanent basis. The role can be based around one of their Primary Offices: Altrincham (Manchester), Daventry, Romsley (Birmingham) and Winchester (although that is soon to be Reading).
The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of strategies, best practice and expert community relations advice to ensure protection of the organisation's assets and delivery of projects for business growth. You will be an integral part of the Town Planning and Community Relations Team tasked to support a range of business requirements and customer programmes, with emphasis on the 5G rollout programme of site upgrades and redevelopment.
The successful candidate will report into the National Town Planning & Community Relations Manager, the work will focus upon community engagement required to address potential local concerns linked to amenity and health and safety issues. This role will involve working within a wider project team, along with external consultants and specialists and depending on workload and resources, opportunity also exists to support other projects and the wide workload of the Town Planning and Community Relations Team.
The position will involve travel and occasionally staying away from home. It will also require a flexible approach towards attending meetings outside normal office hours, for example, at Parish Councils.
Key Responsibilities
§Support the team in delivering the estates and property group strategic and operational objectives, delivering solutions on community relations matters to enhance shareholder value and support business growth.
§Provide input, advice and expertise and other technical resource to support property asset management activities and corporate and commercial projects.
§Work with other professional internal and external teams to deliver community relations solutions for maximum engagement and customer focus in line with performance measures and other business targets.
§Work with third party consultants to deliver solutions on community relations issues which impact the functional business area.
§Promote the team as a centre of excellence and support the development and implementation of policy, guidelines and relevant legislation.
§Support governance and process improvements, communication and stakeholder engagement including key internal and external interdependencies and participating in the reporting and resolution of issues and disputes.
Key Business Relationships
§Direct report to the National Town Planning and Community Relations Manager
§E&I Acquisition team and CIP Project delivery teams
§Internally - key stakeholders within the operational business areas and Telecoms
okey customers, such as the DCMS, the MNOs and the Mobile Operators Association as well as officials within the devolved administrations and individual planning authorities as may be required.
oLandlords and key stakeholders around our Estate
Desirable Qualifications/Experience
§Some public relations or similar experience
§A confident and articulate manner
§A sympathetic and empathetic approach
§The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
§Good written and oral communication and presentation skills
§Knowledge and skills with standard IT software
§Good organisational and time keeping skills
Job Salary - £47,000-£52,000 per annum
Job Ref - 23247
Please call Ben Rose on 02393 876022 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.

Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.


As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02393 876096.

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  • North Harbour
  • Portsmouth
  • PO6 3EZ
  • GB
  • 02393 876096
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