Team Lead – Social Impact and Stakeholder Engagement

Team Lead – Social Impact and Stakeholder Engagement

Ghd Group | perth, WA, AU

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Team Lead – Social Impact and Stakeholder Engagement
Environment & Sustainability Consulting (Consulting & Strategy)
An exciting opportunity has recently become available to join our Perth team as a Team Lead – Social Impact and Stakeholder Engagement. You will bring your technical authority, experience and passion for stakeholder engagement, social sustainability and relish the challenge of supporting a diverse client base across many industry sectors. You will lead a growing team of specialist consultants working with GHD’s clients and part of integrated multi-disciplinary teams across a broad range and often high-profile infrastructure, energy, resources, and environmental projects across Western Australia.
As Team Lead of the Social Impact and Stakeholder Engagement team, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects internally and within the public and private sector. You will work closely with the Business Group Leader, providing direction and technical leadership on projects and also in collaboration with the wider Australian Service Line and Market Leaders. You will be involved in:
Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with clients, project directors and project managers through the pursuit, tendering and delivery phases of projects.
Contributing to GHD’s growing Planning, Consultation and Urban Design Business Group in WA.
Working with the Business Group Leader on business development and marketing.
Providing direction and technical leadership on projects.
Creating and implementing stakeholder engagement and communication strategies, community engagement plans, communication materials, social performance plans and/or social impact assessments for a diverse range of clients.
Preparing reports, developing communication materials, organising and attending community events, delivering stakeholder workshops and client presentations.
Working with team members to build and develop their skills to ensure the continuing success of the team.
What would you bring to the team?
Proven experience working in stakeholder engagement, communication and/or social performance projects in one or more of GHD’s market sectors (property and buildings, transport, water, energy and resources, and environment).
A tertiary qualification (e.g. Bachelor’s degree) in social science, communication, commerce or related discipline.
Experience applying leading practice stakeholder engagement and/or social performance standards and methodologies.
Strong organisational and problem-solving skills together with the capacity to be flexible and adaptable.
An ability to understand and analyse complex information, and conduct quantitative and qualitative research.
Good commercial acumen and professional networks, with previous business development or consultancy experience considered desirable.
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, including the ability to manage conflict and conversations with external stakeholders.
Excellent written and oral communication skills including meetings and presentations both internally and externally.
Proven leadership qualities with the ability to manage people, resources, and workloads.
Experience in the application of leading practice stakeholder engagement and/or social performance standards and methodologies within established communities.
GHD is an equal opportunity employer and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.
There may be government or client requirements which require an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for this position.
GHD embraces hybrid work arrangements to create a work environment focused on well-being, flexibility and productivity where GHD people can thrive, this supports the diverse needs of our workforce while balancing the benefits of remote working with the value of face-to-face collaboration in the office.
We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.
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