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Stakeholder Manager (Construction)

Ignite Search & Selection

Doha, Qatar

Ref: OP555-744

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Role and Responsibilities:
- Working closely with the Stakeholder Engagement Lead, manage engagement with one (or possibly more depending on the scale of the project) project stakeholders across local authorities, Central Government & Whitehall, statutory and non-statutory bodies (including environment & technical organisations), industry & business, land & property, communities and other parties to establish strong working relationships
- Development and successful delivery of stakeholder engagement plans in accordance with the overarching stakeholder engagement strategy
- Manage stakeholder mapping and prepare communications to stakeholders and respond to stakeholder enquiries
- Manage stakeholder engagement coordinators, providing guidance and directing their workload activities to ensure timescales and requirements are met
- Work collaboratively with other members of the project team, liaising with other Stakeholder Managers in the stakeholder team and the PMO (project management office)
- Provide briefings and support to technical teams for meetings with stakeholders
- Arrange and attend stakeholder meetings with technical team members and ensure feedback of stakeholder responses and requests to technical teams are responded to within agreed timescales
- Prepare and manage workshops, roundtable and forum logistics including developing agendas, project plans, minute taking and production of reports
- Ensure accurate audit trail maintained of all stakeholder engagement and all contact/activities are recorded on stakeholder database
- Attend client-facing meetings, collaborative planning workshops and report to the client on progress
- Provide input into weekly/monthly reports for PMO and Project Board
- Attend Stakeholder Engagement Working Group and expedite actions arising

QAR 15,000 to 25,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


Experience and Skills Required:
- Significant experience of managing engagement with one or more of the stakeholder cohort referred to above and statutory bodies on major high profile public sector infrastructure or regeneration projects
- Appreciation of the infrastructure-related political environment
- Experience in developing and successfully implementing stakeholder engagement plans
- A clear understanding of issues pertaining to project development and preferably familiarity with the requirements of authorisation processes such as Development Consent Orders, TWA applications or other relevant consenting processes
- Proven ability to work and multi-task under pressure, respond quickly to changing situations in complex project environments, prepare responses/narrative quickly and clearly and use personal initiative
- Good interpersonal and networking skills, highly articulate team player
- Strong project management and people management skills
- Familiarity with using various CRM systems essential
- High degree of accuracy in executing work
- Ability to schedule work and deliver to tight deadlines
- Broader project communications experience and skills desirable

About the Company

Ignite Search & Selection is a leading Recruitment Agency in the Middle East. Ignite's team of specialist recruiters now works across a range of sectors including Legal, Digital/Technology, Retail/FMCG, Construction and Engineering.

We pride ourselves on given both clients and candidates expert market knowledge in our chosen sectors. We value getting a detailed understanding of our clients and candidates expectations to find the perfect fit for all parties.

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