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Communications Lead

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21 Sep 2022

Communications LeadInitial 6 month contract with potential to extendWarwickHybrid working - 2 days in officePutting people first, pioneering with a collective spirit and always advancing with a growth mindset - that's what we stand for at Pontoon Solutions. We care about making the future work for everyone. And that starts with our own people. Our culture is entrepreneurial and inclusive, and we are united by our passion for making a difference in the world of work. We are happy to be recruiting for one of our high-profile utilities clients. They are currently looking for a Communications Lead to join them for an initial 6 month contract, however, with the possibility for extension.Purpose of the Role:To develop an effective communications strategy and plan for the Portfolio (internally and externally). Ensures all communications activities required are delivered to a high standard in a timely manner. To support the appropriate engagement of customers in the development and implementation processes.Key Accountabilities: Create and gain approval for portfolio communications strategy. Works with Product Managers and Product Owner to develop messages and attend appropriate forums. Develop communications and stakeholder plans Liaison with Xoserve and Correla comms leads. Management of clear and consistent external distribution lists Engage with customers to ensure appropriate contribution to the programme and to aid readiness for change Develop high quality communications materials for internal and external stakeholder audiences - i.e. JO, Shippers/Traders/DNOs/TSOs, TxWG, Ofgem, GTIC, GSO management team. Give effective presentations on behalf of the portfolio and specific programme as appropriate Support the Business Change Lead by providing communications products associated with implementation releases Develops strategy and plan for engaging GNCC shift teams through approved channels. Coordinate the communication of implementation cut over in a timely manner, particularly focussing on GNCC requirements for communications. Works with Training Lead to develop training materials, messages and training plans. Provide Management Information service as required by Portfolio Director, Product manager and Product Owner.Required Skills: Comms and Engagement Stakeholder Management Business Change Project Management Agile ways of workingKey Knowledge: Gas Industry - Understanding of participants in the gas regimes - shippers, DNOs, TSOs, Ofgem Agile project managementQualifications: Project management certification; Prince 2, MSP, SAFe Agile (desirable)Location:This is a hybrid working role, with requirement to work in the Warwick office 2 days a weekWorking hours:Standard working hours with some flex where required.If you feel that this is a role that would suit you then please apply today.If you do not hear from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Pontoon Solutions are an equal opportunities company

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  • Job Reference: 718008129-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pontoon
  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent