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Stakeholder & Engagement Manager

Vacancy Details

Salary: Salary £39,000 per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Chief Operating Officers Portfolio
Category: Strategy, Development, Commercial
Closing Date: 12/02/2023
Date Posted: 03/02/2023
Reference: 04407


Full Time - will consider part time applicants of no less than 3 days per week (21.36 hours)

Permanent with limited funding until 31 December 2029

The British Library is seeking to appoint a Stakeholder and Engagement Manager to work within our St Pancras Transformed Programme. This role offers a unique and exciting opportunity to join our small but passionate team, delivering one of the British Library’s major transformational capital programmes.

Over the next decade, the programme will deliver an extension to our iconic St Pancras building that is open and welcoming to everyone. Connected to the local community and with a neighbourhood feel, we are creating new informal spaces where people can drop by, relax, work or play. There will be more exhibition galleries, learning and event spaces as well as additional services for business users and start-ups.

This role will play a central role in the Programme’s ability to deliver transformational change by building, maintaining and managing valuable stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally. Working with colleagues internally, you will create implement and monitor the social value benefits arising from the new Library extension for our local community neighbours and more widely across London and the UK.

The successful candidate must have experience of building excellent relationships and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders at all levels. Experience of working within projects involving transformational change is essential as is an understanding of change management tools and techniques. An understanding of Social Value benefits for built environment projects is also required.

The role is based in St Pancras, London. We are operating a hybrid way of working and support our staff to make use of remote working options when combined with regular on-site days. You will be expected to do a minimum of a set number of days a week in the office but will be required to be on site for additional days to respond to business needs.

For full details of the role, please refer to the associated Job Profile.

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future and make it available to all for research, inspiration and enjoyment. At present we have well over 170 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We make our collections and programmes available to all. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future by anyone, anywhere.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits.  Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes a minimum of 26.6% (this may be higher dependant on grade). Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays. (Pro-rata for part time staff)

For further information and to apply, please visit quoting vacancy ref:04407

Closing date: 12 February 2023

Interview date: 21 February 2023

We are unable to provide sponsorship under the UK Skilled Worker visa for this role, as it does not meet the eligibility criteria required for this immigration route

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