Appointed - Interim Head of Internal Communications

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £400 per day
  • Ref: RS-1709-4917
  • 2017-09-12T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

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Global professional body seeks interim Head of Internal Communications.

Our client, a highly regarded professsional body, is looking for an interim Head of Internal Communications to lead its high-performing team.  This is a three-month contract (starting 2nd October) while a permanent recruitment process takes place, but could be a longer-term opportunity for the right person.

Key short-term responsibilities:

  • Lead and support team members to deliver internal comms objectives across business partnering, channel management, project and change communications
  • Take part in the annual strategic planning process, ensuring the team has a set of clear deliverables for 2018-19
  • Ensure the successful delivery of key internal events including chief executive town halls
  • Actively encourage the performance, development and engagement of four line reports
  • Business partner the global leadership group.

You will have:

  • Extensive experience of leading communications and engagement within large-scale organisations in an international environment.
  • A proven track record of strategy development, strategic planning and delivery and a results-oriented approach.
  • Experience of working on complex change activities, with a knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools.
  • Significant experience of leading and managing matrix teams and building common goals.