Internal Communications Officer (Mat Cover)
Salary £31,000 to £36,540
FTC 9 months
Closing date: 23 January 2019
Ofqual regulates qualifications, exams and assessments in England. We’re here to secure the standards of qualifications, to promote confidence in them and to ensure that the system works well – that standards are maintained.
We have a big job to do in a dynamic and changing sector and we are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our Communications team to ensure we engage effectively with our colleagues.
The Communications Directorate comprises three teams: internal communications; strategic communications; and, media and public enquiries.
We are seeking to recruit an Internal Communications Officer to lead on the development, delivery and evaluation of our communications with staff during a period of maternity leave.
The Officer will work closely with the Director of Communications, Chief Regulator, and colleagues in HR, Finance and IT to ensure the efficient and effective flow of information around the business.
You will be self-motivated and be able to work collaboratively to ensure our staff are well informed. You will have a proactive approach and have the ability to communicate a wide range of issues, sometimes complex or sensitive, to colleagues.
Reporting to the Director for Communications, you will lead on all aspects on internal communication for Ofqual, and manage all our channels. This is an exciting, important and high-profile role in the organisation.
To be considered for this role, you will need to have the following skills and experience:
Experience of delivering successful and innovative multi-disciplined communications strategies.
Experience of working in internal communications (min 2 years).
Experience of successful working in customer-led environments.
Experience of awareness of accessibility, equality and usability issues.
Ability to write a range of quality material in suitable formats for a variety of audiences.
Excellent attention to detail, and the ability to communication clearly and effectively to the audience.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with colleagues at all levels.
Able to challenge and influence others, including more senior colleagues, to ensure that the right outcomes are achieved.