PURPOSE OF THE JOB :
To manage and develop the relationships and partnerships with Local Authorities and Non-Government Organisations (NGO’s) within the Wales and South West areas.
Provide information to the business with regards to trends and themes arising from external meetings. Act as key point of contact for MP enquiries.
Support the property procurement team to match capacity to demand in the most operationally and commercially efficient manner.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Focus on stakeholder engagement at all levels across Local Authorities within Wales and the South West areas
To be the primary source of contact for all MP, NGO and key stakeholders across the Wales and South West contracts.
Attendance at Migration Partnership meetings, Health and Wellbeing meetings and networking forums with external partnerships including charities, and Local Authority representatives
To source and negotiate new properties to meet demand by developing relationships with new landlords and agencies
To build on good working arrangements with current landlords and agencies to ensure a good pipeline of properties
To manage and report on performance of agencies to ensure the AAS contract is being delivered to company and Authority standards along with legislative requirements
To ensure internal audit and compliance criteria are met and that all activities conform to agreed company systems, policies and procedures
Experience of developing and managing stakeholder relationships
Experience of managing contracts and supplier relationships.
Experience of managing data and management information processes.
Numerate with very good communication skills and ability to provide high quality data for the business.
Any other duties within the scope of responsibility and ability, as required, inclusive of providing similar support to any other local company projects or departments.
Liaise regularly with line manager and team members
Helping / providing cover for other team members as required and agreed by line manager
Attending team and other staff meetings
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Monitor own work levels, progress and development
Undertake all core training and development programmes as required
Undertake relevant learning according to agreed Personal Development Plan