£395 per day
Contract Spy Milton Keynes, UK
Aug 20, 2019Duration not stated
Job Title - Senior Communication Manager Location - The Quadrant - Milton Keynes Rates - £ 395.43/Umbrella OR £345.26 PAYE per day In Scope of IR35 About the role: Develop and deliver consistent and effective communications strategies for key projects and activities compliant with Network Rail 's corporate communication strategy. To manage a broad range of stakeholder communication activities including, media, public affairs, community relations and internal audiences. What you will do: Working with your Infrastructure Project 's Senior Director and their team, you will manage the development and implementation of the communication strategy that enables the delivery of the business objectives Provide expert guidance to the Infrastructure Project 's Senior Director and their leadership team on communications issues, including employee engagement. Provide guidance on all communications activity undertaken by key personnel including Directors, Project Managers and Sponsors, delivering consistency with the approved communications strategy and in accordance with Network Rail 's corporate policies Work in partnership with the wider Infrastructure Projects and Network Rail communications teams to align communications campaigns with the bigger picture. Manage the various communications channels in your Infrastructure Projects business area - face to face, paper-based and digital - and help to drive up the quality and effectiveness of communications. As well as strategy development and tactical delivery, you will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating your communications initiatives by formal and informal means, and identifying and implementing quality and efficiency improvement initiatives Represent your Infrastructure Projects business area on relevant communications forums. Check that all branding used on the project and activity complies with Network Rail 's corporate policy on branding, visual identity and image. Establish an effective network of internal and external contacts Where applicable, Co-ordinate communication strategies with external key suppliers, Infrastructure Projects and corporate Network Rail communications teams Where applicable, provide direct management and development of a team including carrying out regular 121 's, appraisals, objective setting and performance monitoring. Experience: Organised, ability to plan and anticipate next steps in project. Good communication skills - this role will be liaising with senior stakeholders, their PAs, and external suppliers. Competent with Microsoft office including Word, Powerpoint, Excel. Familiar with Network Rail (Desirable). Good event management skills. Strong and confident communicator. What you 'll get in return About our client - Network Rail Network Rail is at the operational Centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain 's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signaling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day. What we hope you will do next Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - Click apply now. You will then be directed to a Capita owned microsite that will assist you with your application. Once completed you will then be contacted by the relevant recruiter. Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.