A leading healthcare logistics company in Nottingham are looking for an Internal Communications Lead, who will be responsible for designing and delivering the Internal Communications strategy. The Internal Communications Lead will strategically lead and be accountable for the internal communications function, providing professional advice, expertise, and leadership on all aspects of internal communications to the Executive Team and Senior Leaders.

As Internal Communications Lead, you will be a critical part of supporting change - taking colleagues along the change journey to help them understand the organisation’s vision and the role they play.

You will support the ambitious plans and be responsible for informing, educating and engaging colleagues to support the delivery of the organisational priorities.  You will work closely with the Executive team and leadership team of the business to establish the right continued engagement and input to maximise the impact of the function.

In this role you will also build relationships with communications teams within the wider group on key topics, as well as looking to leverage the communications channels of both organisations effectively. You will be responsible for engaging, effective and impactful internal communications, across the breadth of the logistics company, working with communications leads within partner organisations.

You will need to evolve the use of technology to support communications activities, managing current channels and content, as well as looking to evolve how data sources and insights can be better leveraged to improve the impact of the function. 

As they continue its transformation, the focus for internal communications will include both the continued engagement and understanding of the current operation, as well as providing communications support for the change management activities to ensure projects are implemented well.

Key responsibilities:

  • Communication Strategy: Develop and execute an annual communication strategy with clear KPIs and organisational alignment.
  • Budget Management: Implement budget plans with guidance from senior colleagues.
  • Solutions Assessment: Evaluate complex solutions based on criteria for business requirements.
  • Expert Consultation: Offer specialised guidance for resolving intricate inquiries and enabling appropriate actions.
  • Project Oversight: Manage small to medium-sized projects following program management protocols.
  • Strategic Contribution: Provide specialist insights to shape functional strategy in line with business needs.
  • Data Analysis and Decision Support: Independently analyse data trends and provide guidance for informed decisions.
  • Policy and Procedure Alignment: Manage, interpret, and align policies and procedures with organisational objectives, offering guidance and training.

Key requirements:

  • Experience in designing and delivering an internal communications strategy in complex organisations and geographically dispersed workforce.
  • Experience of working within a matrix organisation, successfully managing complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders, from start to finish.
  • Experience of advising senior managers on complex internal communications challenges, including crisis communications.
  • Experience of successfully influencing staff at all levels within an organisation.
  • Analytical skills to identify and evaluate internal communication needs and challenges.

If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with our team including a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.

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