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Programme Communications Manager

Job Title: Programme Communications Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 12 months FTC
REF: PP/CK/Communications_1662565910
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Programmes Communications Manager

12 - month contract

Reading/ Hybrid working

This role supports a programme to deliver continuous improvement initiatives, adoption and drive behaviour change within the target operating model. It is a specialist programme and a key enabler for MBNL.

The Programmes Communications Manager will design and own the communications strategy for multiple stakeholder groups within an assigned portfolio of programmes. This position plays a crucial role in developing high-quality communications that align to MBNL's and our Shareholder's strategic direction.

Responsibilities of the Programmes Communications Manager include:

  • Design and own the communications strategy for a named group of programmes across various stakeholders, including participants and delivery partners.
  • Develop and maintain a stakeholder and communication map, identifying critical communication requirements.
  • Creation of effective platform and channel management system
  • Create and own communication collateral for a range of stakeholders, including delivery partners, specific programme leads and participants, using the most effective and relevant channels for these audiences.
  • Delivery and measurement of communications to ensure key messages are communicated successfully across all audience groups with consistency, clarity and on brand.
  • Co-ordinate all communications, including processes, standards and initiatives working closely with the Senior Responsible Owners to co-ordinate effective proactive and reactive communications to all audience groups.
  • Quality assure programme communications content and materials to ensure they are clear, professional and reflect our strategic directions
  • Platform and channel management.

The successful Programmes Communications Manager will have:

    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Proven experience in a communication or change management role
    • Experience working across multi-disciplined audience groups and stakeholders
    • Competency in SharePoint, Teams & Microsoft office
    • Defining and establishing impactful channels offering two-way feedback and effective tracking
    • Previous experience managing multiple, competing demands
    • Proven track record of successfully translating and delivering complex information

To apply for the Programmes Communications Manager please send your CV to

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