Communications Lead (HR Project)

City of London, London

Job Status:

450 - 470 GBP/annum

Ref PK1459_1530032323

  • Consultancy

Communications Lead (HR Project)


£450 – £470 Day (8 month contract)

We are looking for a Communications Lead to join a thriving global company to work at their offices in Central London.

This role will work closely with the Communication Lead, Change Lead/s and project team members to manage the communication for the HR projects that will impact employees globally. These projects will include but will not necessarily be limited to those relating to the deployment of a new, global approach to HR, introducing different ways of working, including the related support model.

The role will be responsible for:

* Planning, developing and delivering internal Wave-specific communication activities, following the Program Communication approach and working directly with the relevant change lead/s;
* Ensuring all internal communications and content are consistent with the program and the companies overarching narrative, tone, messaging and visual identity;
* Measuring the effectiveness of communication and key stakeholder engagement activities, and reporting on this, as needed.

Key Deliverables

* Production of overarching program and Wave-specific communication products, including, but not limited to:

* Written communications to impacted employees, key stakeholders, as needed
* Briefing packs and leader talking points
* Content for intranet and externally accessible sites, incl. blog posts, articles, videos, animations

* Monitoring intranet spaces for comments and questions, and developing quick, accurate responses.
* Ensuring all local internal content are consistent with the program and Pearson’s overarching narrative, tone, messaging and visual identity.
* Measuring the effectiveness of communication and key stakeholder engagement activities, and reporting on this, as needed.

Key Skills Required

1 Global experience within a similar complex programme
2 HR Change experience
3 Solid communications experience
4 Will not be directly managing anyone
5 Desirable to speak Portuguese or Spanish

Additional Experience Required

* Excellent copywriting and editing skills, with a meticulous attention to detail.
* Ability to absorb large amounts of complex information and simplify for a broad employee audience.
* Adept at working at pace and under pressure, and in managing multiple tasks and priorities.
* Ability to work autonomously with limited supervision, and to adapt to changing briefs.
* Excellent Adobe Creative Suite (in particular, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) PowerPoint and Excel skills.
* Experience in content management systems, including – ideally – Jive-n.
* Filming and video editing skills, and – ideally – animation (drag and drop) software skills.
* Confident presentation skills.
* Strong experience of delivering communications for large-scale change programs, ideally with the introduction of new technology.
* Experience of working in a global, matrix environment.
* Experience in developing and executing detailed tactical communication plans, with an ability to think strategically.
* Experience in measuring communication effectiveness.

To apply to this position please send your details through for immediate consideration.

Job Information

Job Reference: PK1459_1530032323
Salary From: £450
Salary To: £470
Job Industries: Consultancy
Job Locations: City of London, London
Job Types: Contract

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