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Communications & Stakeholder Assistant Manager, EESP

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Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location England (London & Greater)
Salary £24,300 - £28,150
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 26/05/2015
Company Name Ofgem
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Britain's energy industry currently stands on the cusp of great change, and Ofgem has a key role as industry regulator to help deliver a low-carbon future.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.

 

Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and businesses in the UK.

Our work in the energy sector is very high profile and attracts considerable public, media and political attention and scrutiny. So we place great importance on effective stakeholder engagement to ensure that we communicate well with a diverse range of audiences, and that we listen to feedback to evaluate the impact and influence of our work. We now have an opportunity for a Communications & Stakeholder Assistant Manager to work within our E-Serve, Energy Efficiency and Social Programmes team. It’s an opportunity to work on a high profile energy efficiency scheme that can directly help millions of UK energy consumers and make a real difference to tackling climate change. Your work will also cover our social programmes which have delivered over £1billion in rebates to fuel poor households in Britain and further rebates to the wider public.

You’ll take responsibility for a wide range of communications activities, so you can expect to contribute to stakeholder engagement strategies, and to be tasked with identifying ways to enhance how we develop and improve our use of different communication channels. You’ll liaise closely with our Central Communications team to manage press and political enquiries, and play a lead role in the planning and delivery of stakeholder events.

This is a dynamic, fast-paced role and it’s important that you are confident in managing a busy workload and delivering to deadlines - you’ll need excellent planning and co-ordination skills to achieve this. We expect that you’ll also have excellent written and verbal communications skills, and that you can be a credible advisor to technical and policy experts. Previous experience in developing stakeholder engagement strategies and communications plans is essential as well as practical knowledge of providing stakeholder support and organising stakeholder events. It’s important that you demonstrate an appreciation of the challenges and requirements of a political or social policy setting when setting and delivering communications strategies.

 

Ofgem can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Up to 30 days’ annual leave
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, which include a valuable range of benefits
  • Flexible working hours and family friendly policies
  • Subsidised gym and restaurant
  • Interest free season ticket loan

Additional Information

Please note you are required upload a CV and suitability statement. You can find more information about the application process on our How To Apply page.

As part of your application process, we will check your details against CIFAS fraud prevention databases.

Should our investigations identify fraud or the commission of any other criminal offences by you when applying for, or during the course of your employment with us, we will record the details of this on the relevant fraud prevention databases. This information may be accessed from the UK and other countries and used by law enforcement agencies and by us and other organisations to prevent fraud.

 

Further details of the CIFAS fraud prevention databases, through which we share information, can be obtained by contacting ofgem@capita.co.uk.

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