Communications Manager & Coach - DV Cleared

City of London
04 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
Mike Hoare
Clearance Level
Job Type
Communications Manager & Coach

Project Information
The Communications Manager's role is to sustainably improve the quality of internal and external communication for our Software Engineering department. The comms manager will be expected to transfer, grow and develop good communication skills and practice at all levels, from junior developers through to leadership. They will provide coaching and a 'Comms conscience' to help establish a culture of good communication. They will also need to help the department harness the power of modern communication tools, techniques and media.

Role Profile

- Help the Leadership team develop and sustain and internal and external comms strategy.
- Develop and support communication skill in department staff, both written and oral.
- Design, develop and edit new and existing materials and create new communications tools and processes.
- Prepare and distribute communications through various channels and media.

Skills List
- Proven strong written and oral communication skills in a similar role.
- A track record of developing communication skill in others.
- Strong understanding of intranet design and management.
- High level attention to detail.
- Recent experience in the public sector in a similar role would be helpful.
- Experience of working with technical staff is highly desirable.
- Experience with collaboration tools like Jira and Confluence is highly desirable.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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