Internal Communications Business Partner

Location
England,Oxfordshire,Banbury
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
13820009/001
Contact
Steve Smaylen
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Financial
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
To improve communications and engagement across our UK division by acting as a business partner to the sales and operational teams on the internal communication issues relevant to the delivery of their strategic plans and tactical projects.


Client Details

Financial services company providing support to SME businesses.


Description

Lead the creation, development and implementation of the UK division's communications strategy.

Act as a trusted adviser to the UK CEO and sales and operations leadership teams providing expert advice on communications messages, opportunities and content.

Take responsibility for ensuring senior UK Executive's key messages are elicited and communicated in an appropriate and timely manner.

Take responsibility for developing and delivering agreed programmes and initiatives by developing and delivering communications plans and materials.

Actively communicate the UK success stories to drive engagement and encourage greater employee participation.

Manage national internal events from inception to delivery ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget and effectively measured to ensure continuous improvement.

Support UK sales and operations in the development and implementation of effective internal communication plans which clearly and effectively communicate messages and engage a complex set of audiences.

Actively promote the use of the intranet as our key communication channel ensuring and support the development of a new version of the site.

Work with Groupwide internal communicators, sharing best practice and taking the lead in embedding Group initiatives in the UK business.

Proactively measure and report on the effectiveness of Internal Communications to drive a culture of continuous improvement and ensure a high quality service is delivered in line with our people's needs.

Maintain an internal communications calendar by working with given functions to identify key dates and milestones for internal projects, events and other communications.


Profile

Confident working collaboratively at all levels of the business, including Executive level.

Ability to quickly understand complex issues and reinterpret as needed to suit differing audience needs

Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills.

Excellent verbal & written communications.

Highly proficient in planning and delivery.

Strong commercial and organisational focus

Excellent multi-tasking skills

Resilient under pressure

Keen attention to detail


Job Offer

£60,000

6 month temporary assignment initially.