Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Manager

2m Employment
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£49879.00 - £56143.00 per annum
19 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
2M Employment Solutions
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Manager
Salary range: £49,879 to £56,143 per annum + Excellent benefits
Hours: 36.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

About Us
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is a strategic authority working with partners to deliver a stronger West Midlands, with a focus on skills, innovation, transport, economic development and regeneration. Individual Councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together.

This is an exciting time for the West Midlands - the Commonwealth Games will be here in 2022, the arrival of HS2 will help make us a world class business location and a new £350m housing deal aims to deliver 215,000 new homes by 2031.

Against a backdrop of a uniquely challenging and evolving environment, we are looking for the right people to ensure we can meet the demands of delivering an ambitious agenda that aims to build a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands. This new role will truly have an impact on the whole of our region.

About the Role
To lead the brand new Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations function within the West Midlands Combined Authority promoting the ambitions, priorities and achievements of the WMCA to local, regional and national politicians, political advisers, civil servants, non-departmental public bodies, business groups, regulators and other interested stakeholder organisations.

To succeed in the role
You will need proven experience of public affairs and stakeholder relations at a senior level, along with experience of working directly with and influencing decision making at Executive/Director level.

You will have a detailed knowledge of all aspects of public affairs and stakeholder relations and its integration with wider operational and strategic business planning.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The following groups are currently under-represented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.

Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer

To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.

A CV may be uploaded for extra information, but please note that personal details should be omitted and a CV alone will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 19 July 2019
Interview date: Week commencing 29 July 2019

We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

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