Stakeholder Liaison Advisor
Newmarket, Auckland, NZ
5d ago

Stakeholder Liaison Advisor

Mō Mātou - Our organisation

Watercare is the largest water and wastewater utility in New Zealand providing high quality water and wastewater services to a growing population across Tāmaki Makaurau protecting public health and the environment ensuring the region can prosper and thrive.

Over the next 20 years we will invest $18.5 billion maintaining and building new infrastructure to keep pace with population growth, new challenges arising from environmental regulation and climate change.

Right now is an exciting time to be involved in our industry - we are challenging ourselves to engage with customers, stakeholders and communities about our collective water and wastewater future.

Innovative engagement, purposeful targeted conversations and two-way information flows will ensure people trust us sufficiently to join in and participate in our exciting journey.

An opportunity has arisen for a Stakeholder Liaison Advisor to join our small but dynamic team. You will work closely with our project managers, stakeholders and the community to ensure the impact of projects are well understood and managed, helping to raise awareness and maintain trust among the communities we serve.

He kōrero mōu : About you

You will have the ability to formulate and promote new ideas and methods which help build meaningful relationships with other staff and key stakeholders.

Ideally you will be an effective communicator with a least five years' experience in a position where relationship and reputational management are important.

Key responsibilities of this role include :

  • Working with project managers providing best practice advice on stakeholder engagement and liaison.
  • Writing innovative and interesting collateral for community engagement and liaison.
  • Organising and overseeing stakeholder liaison events and celebrations.
  • Building community awareness and trust through the promotion of project stories.
  • You will need to enjoy working with people and have excellent written and oral communications skills, including an ability to deal with ambiguity and problem solving.

    Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offer

    Engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders and customers can be challenging but also comes with many rewards, especially a sense of contributing to Auckland's future.

    You will also have the ability to innovate and build your teams trying new ideas in a supportive environment. Training and development is encouraged.

    As the successful candidate, you will be part of an organisation with a strong future, committed to the safety and wellbeing of our people as well as a commitment to the sustainable management of our natural resources.

    We offer :

  • A competitive salary
  • Training and development opportunities
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