Communications Manager

Carlisle, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Communications Manager | £280-£350 Per Day | 3 Months | Carlisle

Your new company
Our Government Organisation clients are looking for a communication manager to join their team in Carlisle on their EU Exit project.

Your new role
  • Develop communication plans, produce communication materials, communicate with stakeholders
  • Work with internal business and programme teams to understand the end to end process for external stakeholders to follow (must absorb this rapidly)
  • Set-up of engagements with external stakeholders using Webex
  • Preparation of webcast materials, including simplified process maps using graphics and messaging which is professional and clear
  • Deliver presentations via webcast with clear concise language and confidence
  • Manage email communications from external stakeholders, prioritise and work with internal stakeholders to respond with 1-2-1 guidance as necessary
  • Provide plain language advice on technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Identify interdependence and balance competing demands to ensure project objectives are met
  • Support in the development of the detailed Cut-over and Transition plans as part of Business Readiness
  • Preparation of written guidance aligned to GDS standards
  • Engaging internal stakeholders to ensure governance requirements for guidance are met
  • Assist the business change managers and project managers in providing transition support to users
  • Support development of User Experience Approach and coordination of UX testing with external stakeholders
  • Support management of project plan and reporting, ensuring key risks are fully understood and mitigated / escalated accordingly

What you'll need to succeed

  • Strong external and internal stakeholder engagement experience
  • Previous experience working for a government organisation
  • Understanding of GDS standards
  • Project support background

What you'll get in return
  • £280-£350 Per day (Outside IR35)
  • 3 Month Contract
  • Carlisle Location (Flexible Working)

What you need to do now
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