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Last Updated: 12/09/22

Job Description

Communications Manager based in Manchester

Your new company
The government company which plans, designs, builds, operates and maintains England's motorways and major A roads, known as the strategic road network (SRN) .

Your new role

As a Communications Manager you will Coordinate and deliver a dedicated professional 'best practice' communications and engagement service to project teams involved with the delivery of the relevant regional capital investment programme, including the establishment of brand-new channels (e.g. regional stakeholder events and newsletters). You will oversee the delivery of project communications plans that capture all scheme milestones and support requirements. This includes the provision of templates, checklists and guidance, as well as assurance, editing and proof reading. You will identify and monitor spending on communications activities by project teams and maintain good relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have demonstrable experience as a communications professional with a good understanding of the wider communication context, you will have specialist communications knowledge and experience underpinned by relevant professional qualifications or training. You will have a proven track record of managing communications in a programme delivery environment, preferably in a large scale infrastructure delivery sector. You will be able to evidence effective stakeholder relationship management, influencing and negotiation skills, and be able to demonstrate effective people management skills

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary of up to £37k plus 10% bonus, a flexible hybrid working pattern, excellent support and the opportunity to work as part of a close stable team.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. As we have a high volume of applicants, please apply in the first instance. Your CV will not be included in any processes without direct conversation with one of our team.

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Company Details

London, London, United Kingdom
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