Pave places talented people in projects that matter. As pioneering recruitment specialists, we’re picky with our projects. Whether it’s transport or infrastructure, we’ll only get excited if it’s transformational or innovative. On behalf of one of the UK’s leading highways service providers, we are looking to onboard a motivated Public Liaison Officer. This is a contract role in Central London, paying up to £180 per day (Umb). Your new company With decades in the industry, this top tier contractor works with a wide range of partners from key central organisations through to a wide range of local authorities. Driven to make a positive impact on local communities they strive to create, develop and implement new ideas and innovations in a world where technology is transforming the way we plan, travel and experience journeys. Your new role As the Public Liaison Officer you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of the works within the community. You will be tasked with building productive relationships with local stakeholders (business, schools, churches) that are directly affected by the construction and ensuring they are aware of what is taking place. If need be, you will help in assisting with anything that can be done to reduce the impact on their day to day lives. Your role will comprise of the following elements: Identifying, making initial contact with and then maintaining on-going engagement with local business directly affected by the works Maintaining regular contact with targeted stakeholders, including community leaders, those who are most inconvenienced by the works Acting as the primary point of contact for all residents, businesses and other local stakeholders and resolving their enquiries about construction Communication could be any verbal or written enquiries from MPs, local councillors, resident association members, schools and local places of worship Acting as a key information resource for company stakeholder engagement, responding to questions and by proactively alerting them of construction works issues or changes that conflict with what has previously been agreed About you Alongside your excellent relationship building skills, diplomacy and your enthusiasm for taking good care of people you will fit into the following specifications: Your ability to communicate effectively is critical to this role, perhaps you’ve been in an advisory or communications-based role, managed stakeholder engagement Well-honed negotiation skills and the ability to deal with situations with tact and diplomacy Demonstrable ability to form strong and long-lasting working relationships Able to relate and communicate with a broad range of people Able involve yourself in the community and ensure a favourable outcome for all Highly organised If you’re ready to get stuck into your new Public Liaison Officer role, have a chat with us today! Pave Recruit Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.