Consultation & Engagement Manager
Looking for a significant opportunity to shape and influence outcomes for the people of Cornwall?
Cornwall is a truly unique place with a unique set of challenges and pressures, so we're looking for people to join our Strategy and Engagement team that can bring creative thinking, build on strong foundations and challenge the status quo. The Strategy and Engagement Service has a team of around 60 staff and sits within the Customer and Support Services Directorate.
We can offer the opportunity to work on high profile strategic initiatives such as the Devolution Deal, the Strategy for Cornwall, the promotion of Cornish as a recognised National Minority Group and the Council's leadership approach across key policy areas as we commence the process of leaving the European Union.
If you'd like to be at the forefront of shaping ground breaking work and changing lives, then take a look at the roles we have on offer. We want people to join our team who will share in our journey of excellence in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.
Delivering strategic communications, ensuring our residents are informed and that we engage with them in meaningful ways where they are able to influence the decisions the Council makes are core to our work, which can range from working with the media, to marketing, driving behavioural change campaigns or running consultations.
The Consultation and Engagement Officer supports the Consultation & Engagement Manager, to develop and manage the delivery of proactive consultation and engagement strategies for Cornwall Council, ensuring residents and key stakeholders are involved in the policy development and decision-making of Cornwall Council.
The role helps ensure the Council meets its duty to consult requirements as laid out in the Local Government Act 1999, and the updated 2011 Best Value Guidance, taking full ownership of the Council's consultation and engagement framework, strategies and channels.
Working with the Manager Consultation and Engagement, you will lead have responsibility for the development, coordination and delivery of a range of public engagement programmes aimed at getting greater involvement in Council services and activities.
The role holder will have the opportunity to lead on high profile engagement projects, helping the Council develop improve satisfaction of and engagement with residents.
The role provides guidance and advice to teams across the organisation on best practice in consultation and engagement, and plays a key role in enabling others to undertake high quality and impactful consultation and engagement.
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Closing Date: 26 th March 2018.
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