Communications Project Manager 

  Salary or Rate   £400-£430pd Limited Company 
  Job Type   Temporary
  Location   Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex
  Duration   10 months +
  Reference Code   KPCPM39009

We are recruiting for a Communications Project Manager, for a role to start ASAP until the end of the year. This role will be based near Heathrow.

Our client is currently undergoing a transformation of Procurement globally. This will consist of change across the people organisation structure, as well as systems impacting both ways of working for internal customers and with suppliers. Working with the various project leads to develop a project roadmap and a full communication and engagement strategy for a diverse group of stakeholders across Europe, rolling out in around 20 countries.

Responsibilities:

• Develop a communications and engagement strategy for Procurement Transformation
• Prepare stakeholder map; key messages; insights and measurement processes; RAPIDS
• Implement the communications plan/activities for all businesses in Europe; draft and co-ordinate communications deliverables in support of the plan
• Support development of procurement related training interventions for all impacted employees in the procurement function and ‘customer’ businesses and functions as well as service partners and suppliers
• Work as part of the project team liaising internally with related projects and support functions (e.g. comms; legal; HR)
• Identify and help mitigate project risks by advising the business/ functional project owners and driving development of a C&E strategy
• Develop and support implementation of a C&E plan for internal stakeholders with clear measurement and governance
• Business coaching; communication governance, stakeholder analysis, identification and delivery of C&E channels/ products; measurement and review
• Stakeholder engagement at Group Leader and Senior Level Leader Level working to facilitate common ground and alignment
• Alignment of comms strategy and messaging with relevant businesses and functions e.g. legal, strategy; finance, HR and transformation at segment, ESA and country level; ensure alignment with European and country works councils.
• Ensure that C&E plans are aligned and delivered comms plans as appropriate defining key messages for identified audiences, to be consistently conveyed across comms channels and media

Essential

• Excellent writing skills
• Communications professional with relevant work experience in an international, cross cultural environment (work experience of Europe preferred)
• Capable of managing relationships at all levels of the organisation, demonstrating effective influencing skills
• Profound knowledge and experience in Project Management
• Solid change management experience, personal influencing and coaching skills required
• Ability to engage with Leadership up to leadership level
• Ability to operate in a business partner capacity, providing guidance and advice to colleagues at all levels regarding effective communications approaches and delivery
• Experience in cross-cultural, international work environment.

We consider every CV that is submitted to us, however please note that time constraints mean we are only able to get back to successful applicants. We may retain your details to match against future job opportunities.

NB. It is a very competitive job market so before submitting your CV it is worth a final check to make sure it is well laid out, up to date and accurately reflects your qualifications, experience, skills and abilities in relation to the position you are applying for. Where you want to highlight your particular suitability it is worth using a covering letter with your CV.


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  Kaytan Patel 
Love & Tate plc
Kaytan.Patel@lovetate.co.uk
Phone: 020 7256 6668  

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