Communication Officer

Location
London
Salary
£300 - £350 per day
Posted
16 Aug 2017
Closes
13 Sep 2017
Ref
MTCO24305
Contact
Berry Technical 2
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Sector
Public Sector
Job Type
Contract
*Communication Officer - up to £350 /day - 6 months+ - London*

*SC Enhanced / DV required*

*Travel required across UK*

*Please note that this contact has been deemed to fall IN SCOPE of IR35*

NCTP are seeking to deploy a Communications Officer to assist with the establishment and delivery of the Programme's communications function, working within the Programme Management Office. The Communications Officer, reporting to the Programme's Senior Communications Officer will need to provide the experience and skills required to support this function and ensure successful delivery of agreed stakeholder engagement and communications planning and associated activity.

The post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) before taking up the post. Applicants should also be aware of the need to sign a confidentiality agreement on taking up the post.

Education / Qualifications: Graduate level or equivalent

Required:
Experience within the public sector of stakeholder and communications delivery is essential.
Also required:
Communications and stakeholder engagement experience
Experience using a variety of internal communication channels and of working on complex change projects or organisational change
Experience of working within communications teams and delivery activity

Description:
Plan and manage internal and external communications campaigns / projects effectively.
Support in developing and delivering an agreed communication strategy and plan for each policy issue or business priority.
Produce communications briefs which demonstrate the understanding and application of research.
Identify and flag risks associated with the communications campaign/project.
Liaise with policy leads to agree a communications approach that matches resourcing.
Manage communication projects to time and budget across all delivery channels.
Be the subject expert for these communication channels and share expertise with communication colleagues.