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Change and Communications Manager (12-month FTC)

  • Location

    Greater London

  • Discipline:

  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £60,000

  • Contact:

    Matt Gibbs

  • Contact Email:

    mgibbs@vmagroup.com

  • Contact phone:

    0207 436 4243

  • Job Ref:

    MG915990

  • Duration:

    12-months

  • Start Date:

    August/September 2022

  • Consultant:

    Matt Gibbs

A global automotive company is looking for a Change and Comms Manager on a 12-month contract paying £50,000 - £60,000.

 

It’s an exciting time to join this growing business as they continue to launch into new global markets. Reporting into the Head of PMO and working closely with the Global PMO Manager and Global Change Comms Lead, the successful candidate will need to be confident working with senior leadership and managing various projects at one time.

 

The hiring manager is looking for a delivery-focused candidate who can get stuck in and hit the ground running from day one. Key skills include strong stakeholder management, presentation skills and business acumen. Experience working on a global transformation programme is essential, as is the ability to quickly understand how complex businesses work.

 

The office location is central London, though the successful candidate can predominantly work from home, with very occasional travel into the office.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

1.      Manage the delivery of the plan, and create and maintain effective tools to track and monitor the completion of key activities

2.      Support the Global Transformation Director and Global Comms Lead in the development of key artefacts for programme delivery across the Group (all markets)

3.      Plan, produce and own the delivery of key change activities workshops/events/roadshow visits, including set up and logistics both virtually and in-person format

4.      Produce detailed and timely Board reports/presentations documenting actions/activities/outcomes/issues and collaborating closely with Transition, Transformation, IT and Change teams

5.      Ensure alignment and co-ordination on regional change activities with regional Change Leads

6.      Own and manage the governance for change & comms

7.      Managing stakeholders both on project and BAU

8.      Help co-ordinate the organisational design activities (presentations updates)

 

Key Skills and Experience:

 

1.      Excellent project managment skills; highly organised and self-driven

2.      Strong PowerPoint skills; able to produce clear, succinct and engaging business documents

3.      Collaborative working style; skilled in building strong two-relations across different time zones and cultures

4.      Strong team player

5.      Experience working within and supporting the delivery of complex global change projects, with experience of finance shared service would be beneficial

6.      An awareness of change management, communication strategies and stakeholder engagement principles

7.      Excellent time management skills

8.      Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations, dealing with complexity and time pressure

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VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.

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