Stakeholder Engagement Officer

Orbit Group
England, West Midlands, Coventry
£32742.00 - £36380.00 per annum
10 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Laura Maxey
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Stakeholder Engagement Officer
Orbit Group, Garden Court, Coventry, CV3 2SU
Full time - 36.25 hours per week
Salary £32,742 - £36,380 per annum

The Role

Orbit is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate for the role of Stakeholder Engagement Officer to develop and co-ordinate our stakeholder engagement strategy, as well as identifying and cultivating new stakeholder relationships in order to grow Orbit's brand reputation and influence.

With a proud heritage spanning more than 50 years, Orbit has a well-established brand that reflects our position as one of the UK's largest housing associations, building 2,000 new homes annually, as well as investing £4 million each year in the communities we serve.

This new role is integral to our mission of leading in building thriving communities as we grow our business in new areas of the country, solidifying our standing as the major provider of affordable homes.

Reporting to the External Affairs Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and driving the implementation of plans to engage key stakeholders
  • Briefing senior colleagues ahead of key meetings and speaking engagements, ensuring consistency in message
  • Developing and maintaining a SRM system to record stakeholder engagement activities and intelligence
  • Establishing appropriate evaluation mechanisms to measure the impact of stakeholder engagement activities

    You will have a track record of engaging with a wide range of stakeholders to strengthen relationships, networks and/or winning new business.
    We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills, who shares our passion for improving lives and communities.

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including profit related bonus, private medical insurance, 27 days holiday entitlement, a competitive pension scheme and the added benefit of agile work with the opportunity to work from home on occasion.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing providers, Orbit owns and manages 42,000 homes and also develops properties for private sale and shared ownership. Orbit is committed to its vision to lead in building thriving communities. It is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. People at Orbit are passionate about making a real difference to customers and the communities in which they live, they place customers at the heart of everything they do and commit to delivering homes and communities that customers are proud to live within. Orbit is a long-term sustainable business that generates profit for a purpose to re-invest in its services and to build much needed new homes.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Laura Maxey at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd January 2019 (midnight).
Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 28th January 2019.

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.