Communications Manager – HRE

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Communications Manager – HRE

Location:
Nationwide

Salary:
£36,720 - 41,180

Date Posted:
May 2024

Program start date:
May 2024

Job Family:
engineering

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Communications Manager: Innovation, Historical Railways Estate and Designated Funds

We’re seeking a Communications Manager to help coordinate and deliver high-quality communications support focusing on Innovation, the Historical Railways Estate and our Designated Funds programme.

Collaborating with various teams in communications and other departments, you’ll play a key role in coordinating communications to engage customers and stakeholders through a range of channels.

What you’ll be leading on

Provide high quality communications support helping to ensure that all communications are aligned to the National Highways Communications Strategy and cross-cutting campaigns.
Support development and delivery of communications plans working with specialist functions across Communications and ensure activity is regularly evaluated.
Work with colleagues from across the business to develop a good understanding of the business areas, our role in it and the benefits we bring to customers, business, and communities.
Horizon scan for potential reputational risks and opportunities, working with senior leads and managers to develop plans and processes to mitigate these.
Help manage social media responses on HRE and work with the Creative and Social Media team to share and coordinate content.

To be successful you’ll need

Good communications planning skills to help bring our work to life
A good team player, able to work in fast-moving, high-pressure environments
Able to make connections between those living, working and visiting your regions and the work of teams across the business
Ability to build trusted relationships, both externally and internally
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Understanding of an operational environment would be useful but not essential

A bit about us

We are passionate about working together to deliver creative and compelling communications, building advocacy, increasing awareness and improving driver confidence about how to drive safely on our roads.

Our role is to lead and deliver communications and engagement​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ activity that showcases the positive impact of roads investment, supporting the delivery of the RIS and building advocacy for future investment. We partner with the business to build our company’s reputation as a trusted operator of the network that puts its customers and their safety first.

Want to know more?

To request a copy of the role profile, please contact hrhighwaysengland@mailgc.cx.ukg.oraclecloud.com quoting reference number #5265.

ABOUT US

Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.

So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.

A connected and sustainable working approach has been adopted across National Highways. For some roles, this means being able to work in a hybrid way spending up to 60% of time working from a remote location such as home.

We offer many different ways to work flexibly and we’re open to discuss part-time working, job shares, and flexible start and finish times.

Please wait until the interview stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what is possible.

Our benefits package

Our total reward package includes basic salary, the potential for a performance related bonus
Contributory pension scheme with employer contribution of up to 10%
Annual Leave starting at 26 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year up to 31 days (plus Bank Holidays)
Flexible hours and an approach driven by connected and sustainable working which includes hybrid working
Life assurance of 4 times annual salary
Health and wellbeing support, including an Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders. Plus access to a wellbeing app to enhance your self-care 24/7, Occupational health service and flu vaccines
A cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
Significant investment in your career development, through learning and development, talent management, coaching, mentoring and on job experience

And we are

Family friendly with enhanced maternity leave and pay, paternity leave (15 days), shared parental leave, adoption leave. Plus access to financial support for holiday play schemes and paid special leave (up to 5 days pa), eg for caring responsibilities
Money friendly with access to a discounts platform including over 3000 discounts for supermarkets, eating out, leisure, holidays. Alongside a financial wellbeing programme
Community friendly – offering paid leave to volunteer, 3 days basic/year

If you are successful, it is key to know all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks which include:

Right to work check
3 year employment history references
DBS criminal record check
Social media and adverse journalism check
Driving licence check (if applicable)
Fit to work questionnaire (for all), followed by a medical check (if applicable)
Qualifications and/or professional membership check (if applicable)

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