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Change Communication Manager

Hays Marketing
Up to £39877.88 per annum + 2700 london living wage
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Public Sector
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Change Communications Manager - Hybrid working - Permanent role - £39,877.88 plus £2,700 London Living Wage

A national organisation is looking to recruit a successful and experienced Change Communication Manager to join their team. They have an agile working model and the post holder will work primarily from home. The world in which they work is fast paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing.

As Change Communications Manager you will be responsible for supporting the organisation in achieving its mission and vision by leading and advising the organisation on how to adopt and implement best practice change communications. As Change Communications Manager you will also ensure that our people are properly consulted, involved and informed of change (be it organizational, cultural, transformational or technology-based) and what it means for them and the organisation as a whole.

Main responsibilities include:

* Reporting to the Head of Internal Communications, the post holder will lead change programme communications that have a significant people impact to make sure that we are supporting our people through transformation in a structured, clear and empathetic way.
* Set the strategic direction for internal change communications across the Force so that our communications are purposeful, informative and outcome-based.
* Provide strategic and tactical advice to colleagues across the Force, including the Chief Officer Group and wider Senior Leadership Team on best practice, to drive employee engagement and affect behavioural change.
* Communicate and engage on the organisations high-level cases for change, making sure that narrative is used to support and evidence business decisions - building trust and pride in the organisation and its leaders.
* Plan, coordinate and lead the creation of outcome-based change communications plans for programmes with significant people change impact, ensuring that change management and behavioural change are at the forefront of our approach.

The successful Change Communications Manager will be required to evidence the following:

* Proven experience of being an Internal Communications Leader who has Business Partner experience (preferably to Technology, Transformation or HR).
* Proven success at designing, leading and implementing change communications plans that result in behavioural and organizational change.
* Substantial experience of designing and implementing a 'Change Toolkit' to support leaders across the organization in leading small scale change for projects where the Internal Communications won't be available to support in an advisory capacity.
* Build and lead teams to deliver effective, people-focussed communications and engagement.
* Acts as a coach to Chief Officers, Senior Leaders and project owners to ensure they are fully engaged and understand their role in leading change.
* Have fantastic stakeholder engagement skills
* Worked in People and Pay reward Programmes
* Worked in a large matrix organisation
* Have a change Communication qualification, a bonus but not necessary

Benefits include:

* Salary of £39,877.88 plus £2700.10 London allowance per annum (if applicable)
* 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
* Pension scheme
* Other benefits include a bespoke rewards platform and various salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle-to-work and season ticket loan as well as many high street and online retail discounts.

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