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Jacobs Senior Consultation Analyst in Krakow, Poland

Your Impact:

Role and responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for development, delivery and evaluation of high-quality consultations across multiple geographical areas and within different planning regulations (regional training provided where needed)

  • Ensure all consultation activities and materials are designed to deliver legal compliance and best practice for obtaining relevant consent or approvals for major infrastructure projects

  • Develop and manage communication and engagement strategies to support public consultations, considering any statutory requirements

  • Manage data analysis (quantitative and qualitive) and preparation of consultation analysis report

  • Development and management of online platforms for consultation in addition to traditional methods have experience or be willing to learn digital methods of working: MS Teams, Zoom, Virtual Event Space and other digital tools

  • Consultation event management including planning logistics for road shows, exhibitions, meetings etc including venues, transport

  • Manage coordination with technical work streams for production of all required materials, gain appropriate sign off internally and with clients for materials

  • Contribute to our growing Consultation Centre of Excellence with training, advocacy and advice

  • Some international travel might be required

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Experience and skills required:

  • Experience of designing, managing and evaluating public consultation on major infrastructure and environmental projects, working with latest digital techniques

  • Experience of engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders at high level and working with technical teams across different work streams and disciplines

  • Confident management and delivery of consultation activities in a fast-moving project environment and ability to respond to change rapidly in time-critical situations

  • A proven track record of working in a high performing team through the consultation process

  • Comfortable representing stakeholders’ concerns with internal colleagues and clients during the design and development process

  • Ability to make often complex language and concepts accessible and understandable to a broad range of people

  • Proven ability to perform and multi-task under pressure, respond quickly to changing situations in complex project environments, prepare responses/narrative quickly and clearly and use personal initiative

Knowledge required

  • Preferably degree qualified or equivalent experience; preferably in a communications or business management role

  • Good understanding of both the legal and political dimensions to consultation and engagement

  • Understanding of the engagement and consultation requirements within different geographic planning regimes

Skills

  • Excellent written communication and analytical skills

  • Data analysis and research skills

  • Ability to build relationships quickly and effectively internally and with client organisations

  • Ability to understand quickly complex political and public relations issues and sensitivities

  • Ability to work in a challenging stakeholder environment

  • Ability to motivate and guide a team through the entire consultation process from developing a strategy to analysing and reporting on the consultation responses and outcomes

  • The role holder must be able to work flexibly with occasional travel

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