IT Communication Specialist

  • Location
    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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IT Communication Specialist

Our client is currently looking for a Communications Specialist to work for their office in Milton Keynes on a 6 months initial contract with the potential for extension. Where pert time work is optional.

The IT Communications Analyst is responsible for providing the required communications support to meet the needs of Group IT, both on a Business as Usual basis and in support of the IT Transformation Programme. A key element of the role will be shaping and disseminating of effective and consistent messaging to all relevant stakeholders.

The IT Communications Manager will report directly to the Head of the Office of the CIO and will be responsible for the following;
*Develop, manage and execute a Communications Plan and Framework for the IT organisation.
*Support the IT Transformation Director to develop, manage and execute a Communications Plan and Framework for the IT Transformation Programme.
*Work with the IT Transformation Programme team to develop and deliver communications that capture and report on key programme milestones and successes.
*Produce concise, effective and consistent targeted communications via several mediums including email, websites, leaflets/brochures workshops and other communication channels.
*Identifies opportunities for structuring or improving communication
*Focus on optimising Group IT staff engagement through a range of activities e.g. conducting Staff Surveys
*Influence decision-makers to support the need for communication through use of correct tone, style, and arguments
*Promote a culture of innovation. Continuously seek opportunities for improvement within role, processes, team and the Group IT organisation as a whole.

Key Skills/ Experience
*Familiarity with IT and working in a programme environment required.
*Possess an understanding of communications management strategies along with considerable operational experience in applying these.
*Have experience of working in a global organisation and an understanding of cross cultural issues.
*Have an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of communications in a global organisation.
*Possess excellent communication skills both written and oral.
*Be able to manage relationships across the organisation at multiple levels.
*Possess strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
*A high degree of creativity and/or the ability to work alongside graphic design functions to produce high-quality and engaging artwork.
*Be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
*Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media.
*Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management

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