Communications Manager

  • Construction Jobs
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Mar 23, 2022
Permanent Construction

Job Description

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER Nowich A47 ABOUT US Galliford Try is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by our values to deliver lasting change for our stakeholders and the communities we work in. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work. We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value. We are committed to agile working, giving our people the freedom and flexibility to adapt their working life around their home life to achieve a proper balance. Our smart working approaches allow greater use of technology in the way we carry out our business, ensuring we provide a working environment that works for everyone. OUR HIGHWAYS BUSINESS There has never been a better time to join our family, in particular our Highways business where we have seen impressive growth over the last few years achieving tremendous success under the CDF Framework and Midlands Highway Alliance (MHA) amongst other local authority frameworks. Right now, we are poised for continued growth successfully retendering for the MHA strengthened with additional success on the Regional Delivery Partnership in collaboration with National Highways in the South West and the Eastern regions. We’ve secured a strong pipeline of work over the next few years and in a really strong position to capitalise further so now is the time to update that CV and come and join us, exciting times are ahead! THE PROJECT We are one of the Delivery Integration Partners (DIP) on the Regional Delivery Partnership Framework (RDP) with National Highways and have been awarded multiple schemes along the A47 running from Peterborough to Norfolk with a combined value in excess of £250m. The framework will see us firmly invest in the region over the next six years and beyond, so we are looking for a stakeholder manager to assist us in the ECI phase on several of these schemes moving from detailed design into construction. The projects range from construction of new dual carriageways, roundabouts, junction improvements and interchanges with a series of structures all delivered in collaboration with Highways England YOUR ROLE As Communications Manager you will support the communications strategy to assist the delivery of the programme. You will: * Put Safety above all else, recognising our first priority is the safety of our people and those affected by our work. * Support the delivery of regional communications strategies including media, digital content and partner engagement * Develop and deliver communications handling plans for specific campaigns and events that capture scheme milestones * Translate technical information into creative copy for customers, whilst adhering to client templates, writing style guidelines and tone of voice * Manage external suppliers such as mailing houses and designers to produce customer communications, such as brochures and resident letters * Work collaboratively across organisational boundaries to maximise communication opportunities and solutions, whilst also addressing issues, challenges and mitigating risks across the programme * Act as internal advisor to subject matter experts, senior managers and partners on handling communication and engagement activities and issues within a programme environment * Share learning and best practice with communications colleagues. * Manage complaints and support enquiries from the public, including FOI requests YOU As a Communications Manager, can you? Demonstrate experience of supporting communications strategies and campaigns both internally and externally? * Showcase your ability to write for a variety of audiences and channels, including hard copy newsletters and online platforms? * Build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders to drive efficient and high-quality communications? * Deliver innovative communications to a range of internal and external communications? If this sounds like you, be sure to apply TODAY! IN RETURN In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a great salary and benefits package including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements. For more information on this Communications Manager role or to enquire about other positions available within our highways business please contact Sophie Airth Galliford Try are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications