Engagement Associate

WSP USA

Engagement Associate

Salary Not Specified

WSP USA, Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 26 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: c8649971d9ac425a9633604fda9509af

Full Job Description

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the "WSP Hour" which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.
Your development?
We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that's why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that's chartership, training or mentoring.
APPLY NOW AND BE THE FUTURE OF WSP!
#WeAreWSP
Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.
Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.
While every day is different, you will be:
- a senior member of the team and will lead team members to successfully deliver engagement and consultation activities across a range of large multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects.
- identifying energy sector business development opportunities including leading bid responses.
- providing sector leadership within the energy, and other, sectors managing client relationships and building project portfolios.
- providing expert advice to project teams and clients on stakeholder and community strategies for multi-disciplinary projects.
- managing project delivery of scope including resourcing, budget and risk management and delivery to programme timetable.
- collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams across WSP's service lines and locations to deliver projects, build relationships and identify opportunities for engagement services.
- planning and delivering stakeholder communication and consultations, including managing risks and issues, organising and managing public information events, and managing outputs to achieve engagement and consultation objectives.
- line managing engagement specialists helping to develop their knowledge, sector experience and personal growth.

At least degree-qualified, or over ten years' experience in a related field.
- Membership of relevant professional or trade body is desirable.
- Demonstrated experience in the energy sector in Scotland.
Preferred competencies:
- Extensive experience in delivering communications, consultation and engagement programmes on large infrastructure projects.
- Proven experience of effectively managing and building stakeholder relationships in complex environments.
- Persuasive influencer with ability to strike rapport and exert strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.
- Strong team player who has an enthusiastic and motivated attitude.
- Proven line management experience including delivery of training initiatives.
- Effective decision-maker with ability to act on own initiative.
- Well ordered, structured approach to delivery of tasks, and flexible with ability to adapt within demanding and fast-changing environment.
- Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills to manage a varied workload.

In today's world it's important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.
When considering a career move it's vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2024 and beyond...
To find out more about our Planning business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Engagement (https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/services/stakeholder-engagement-strategic-communications)
We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!
In today's world it's important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.
When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong.
To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Who We Are | WSP (https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/who-we-are)
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
Work-life balance?
WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important - whether that's for your families, friends, or yourself.
Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.
Inclusivity & Diversity?
We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.
Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP's Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.
Health & Wellbeing?
We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.
Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.
Flex your time?