Change Communications Manager

£300.00 - £375.00 per day
09 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Verity Slade
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
* To provide communications expertise and advice to wider Research Services team
* To work with colleagues on the Programme to highlight success and progress
* To identified and understand stakeholder perceptions about delivery of Research Services
* To share lessons learned and best practices
* Responsible for the development and delivery of a communications and engagement strategy describing how Research Contract service delivery is changing
* Responsible and accountable for the production and delivery of the communications and engagement plan
* Responsible for the production and approval process for the required communications and engagement materials
* Develop a approach to understanding stakeholder perceptions about the changes and delivery of Research Services including understanding levels of under-communication, mis-communication or under/over-communication
* Support Research Contracts team in all communications aspects of meetings, events and updates
* Track risks and issues and support the co-ordination of resolutions

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:-

* Change Communications experience on complex, multi-dimensional projects
* Experience of managing a multi-disciplinary team to achieve project objectives
* Proactive, driven with high levels of personal organisation and ability to balance competing priority under pressure of deadlines and workload
* Ability to building productive professional relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders
* Ability to use initiative and find creative solutions to complex problems
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an excellent standard of English Language; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, appropriate to the context
* Excellent IT skills, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Excel and project management software
* Able to work independently with little supervision
* Able to determine priorities and drive forward projects in an enterprising way
* Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, negotiating and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with a wide range of people
* Resilient, energetic and able to maintain a positive outlook throughout the project lifecycle

If you are interested in this position please do send me an up to date work version of your CV highlighting all your relevant experience

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