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Communications Manager

Job description

Communication Manager - Finance Transformation

£450pd Outside ir35

6 Months Initial

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and deliver all communications for the Finance Transformation project.
  • Build, maintain and deliver timely, targeted, creative and effective internal and external communications through a clearly-defined, detailed communications plan that aligns to the overall programme plan.
  • Ensure business readiness through clear communication and clear, regular articulation of the business benefits of the programmes to our various stakeholders.
  • Develop new and imaginative ways of communicating change to colleagues across multiple geographies, cultures and working environments.
  • Create engaging content (new stories, leader messages, videos etc) and ensure all messages are clear, consistent, easy for colleagues to understand and are engaging and collaborative.
  • Partner with stakeholders to oversee development of external communications connected to the project, including to suppliers and customers.
  • Coordinate activities with the rest of the programme team, communications team and senior leaders to ensure communications are aligned and messaging is consistent.
  • Build relationships with and earn the trust of stakeholders and colleagues within and outside of the project.
  • Seek out and respond to feedback and measure results.
  • Build and maintain the communication platforms, such as the programme Google site.
  • Continually revise and adjust approach in response to feedback and impact of individual communications.

Experience/Personal Attributes:

  • Proven mid-senior level internal communications and engagement experience, particularly with change projects.
  • Experience of communicating change (ideally complex technology and process change) is essential.
  • A track record delivering change communications in a demanding complex organisation
  • Confident multi-channel communicator who likes embracing change and spotting improvements.
  • A diplomatic and experienced influencer who can work with and across numerous teams, clients and internal stakeholders comfortably
  • A highly-organised, self-starting senior change communication communicator with a track record of developing communications tools and programmes to engage employees across diverse functions.
  • Proven track record of working with programmes and business stakeholders to deliver engaging communications.
  • Self-motivated, organised and confident managing upwards and working with more senior stakeholders.