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 is a specialist Construction and Property Recruitment Consultancy. We are experts in the Middle East and Asia markets which we service from our offices in the UAE and UK.

Our consultants operate in a niche market making them experts in their sector. This allows us to offer our clients and candidates expert market knowledge whilst building long term relationships.

We pride ourselves on recruiting Construction and Property staff of all levels and disciplines. We offer the same high quality service whether you are recruiting or seeking work from Engineer through to Company Director level.

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