Community Engagement Administrator – 6 month contract.

Joseph Gallagher is the leading UK based Civil Engineering & Tunnelling sub-contractor, growing significantly in the last 37 years into an international business. We have an award-winning reputation, industry leading safety culture and have had the privilege to be a part of some of the most critical infrastructure projects taking place today.

We are currently hiring for a Community Engagement Administrator to join our Project Team for HS2, based at Old Oak Common.  The Community Engagement Administrator supports the project's communications strategy, facilitates internal administration processes and assists with external engagement with stakeholders, the local community and the public. The post will require an organised, flexible individual who can support the needs of the integrated project delivery team, local community and client. 

The Community Engagement Administrator will

  • Support the delivery of an integrated community engagement strategy for the whole project, supporting HS2 to promote a positive image of the project and raise public awareness of the benefits of the scheme
  • Provide administrative support for the wider Community Engagement team
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of community engagement events, including drafting display materials and other communications, undertaking event management, e.g. drop-ins and exhibitions
  • Support the area delivery teams and work collaboratively with the supply chain in coordinating external information and messaging via the full range of media channels
  • Devise and maintain administrative processes and electronic filing systems
  • Assist in engagement activities with local education establishments and interest groups, working with colleagues in the Skills, Education & Employment and Social Value teams Proactively engage in wider HS2 activities, supporting collaborative opportunities and sharing best practice and lessons learned 

Required Qualifications & Skills

- Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

- Credible communication skills

- Experience in use of Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel

- Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

 Desirable Experience

- Experience in the construction/ infrastructure industry

- Experience in community engagement / public relations

- Customer/Stakeholder Relationship Management system experience (preferably MS Dynamics)

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West London

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Our Culture

We strive to create a team environment ensuring that; health safety, quality and wellbeing are part of everyday work conversations. 

Our Core Values and Behaviours guide and inform how we work, individually and as team.


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