Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

Force Headquarters, Camden, London
Full Time
Only areas within Greater London are entitled to this allowance.

Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator, British Transport Police

If you have experience in stakeholder engagement and are looking for an exciting new challenge within a national organisation that works across both public and private sector, then this could be the role for you.

British Transport Police has created a new role of Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator to support a new Head of External Engagement lead successful delivery of an external engagement strategy and secure effective relationships with our stakeholders.

A Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator is required for a Permanent Contract role paying up to £32,424.30 plus £2,634.25 London Allowance per annum with British Transport Police (BTP) based in Force Headquarters, London.

BTP is the national specialist police force for Britain’s railway. Every day we police the journeys of more than six million passengers, across the rail network, London Underground, DLR, and local tram and metro systems. BTP operates across three Divisions – London, the South and the South East of England; The North of England, Midlands, South West and Wales; and Scotland. We collaborate with rail operators and stakeholders in an expanding rail industry to provide a safe, secure and reliable transport system for passengers and those who work on the railways. Our mission is to keep the railways safe and protect people from crime, ensuring that levels of disruption and the fear of crime are as low as possible.

The role

The Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator will provide direct support to the Head of External Engagement in enhancing engagement with our key stakeholders. You will play a central role in helping build collaborative and strong partnerships between BTP and its stakeholders, manage and review the stakeholder engagement plan, brief Chief Officers and senior management, and identify trends and risks across the stakeholder matrix. Further details about the role are set out in the job description. If you have the relevant experience and are excited by the challenge this new role presents we would love to hear from you.

As Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator you will be required to:

  • Support the Head of External Engagement in delivering effective engagement building positive working relationships and advocacy with key stakeholders across the rail industry and political arena.
  • To lead on the Force’s Stakeholder Engagement Plan ensuring that it is regularly reviewed, developed and implemented.
  • To identify and build new relationships as key stakeholders change and new stakeholders emerge in the operating environment.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.

The successful Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator will be required to evidence the following skills:

  • Degree educated or equivalent in areas communication / engagement or similar
  • Experience of working in stakeholder relations, supporting senior colleagues engage with a range of stakeholders (rail industry / political environment would be an advantage)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and identify, develop and maintain a strong network with those stakeholders

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter with a CV.

If you are interested in applying to this Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator role then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are highlighted. In return for your experience, we can offer you:

  • Salary up to £32,424.30 plus £2,634.25 London Allowance per annum
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Final salary pension scheme
  • Other benefits include a bespoke BTP rewards platform and various salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and childcare as well as many high street and online retail discounts

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.

Candidates internal to BTP must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance, that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date, that a ‘Competent’ rating, or above, was achieved on the last reporting year PDR and they have completed their tenure period (12 months) for current substantive posting.

This opportunity is closed to applications.