Communications & Socio Economic Lead - Nuclear sector

£168 - £182 Per Day
14 Nov 2017
12 Dec 2017
James Christie
Job Type

Job title - Ref

Communications & Socio Economic Lead - 3433



Duration - Hours

8 months - 8/40 hr week

Day rate

£168-182 a day

We are looking for a Communications & Socio Economic Lead ideally with experience of the Nuclear sector.  Communications experience essential.
Bradwell based with travel to Sizewell & Dungeness.

Purpose of Role
To proactively manage, co-ordinate and deliver communications and socio-economics for the business. This covers all aspects of internal and external communications, including stakeholder engagement, which enhances the reputation of the business and the customer.

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Deliver required communications as agreed with the Communications and Socio-economics Managers.
  • Ensure all communications are aligned with the Company’s key messages and strategies.
  • Provide specialist advice and support to the site/functional lead teams on communications, stakeholder engagement (including attendance and support to the SSGs) and socio-economic issues.
  • Ensure that good neighbour socio-economic applications (up to £1,000) are properly recorded (site leads only).
  • Promptly deal with requests for information.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with local and regional journalists and secure positive coverage as agreed with the Communications and Socio-economics Managers.
  • Provide advice and guidance on communication issues ensuring that relevant stakeholders receive timely advice/information.
  • Work with the Communications and Socio-economics Managers and the rest of the communications team, to share best practice and ensure constant improvement of communications.
  • Ensure communications colleagues are kept aware of emerging issues
  • Take a lead role in agreeing key messages with lead teams for VIP visits including any presentations.
  • Delivery of all relevant Lifetime Plan/KPI activities within time and cost.
  • The post holder may be required to be a member of the 24/7 press office rota.
  • Travel and attendance at the sites relevant to the post holder will be required, as agreed with the Communications and Socio-economics Manager.
  • Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training within own area of specialism.
  • Comply with the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments.  Support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety Environment and Quality on Site.
  • Support the effective deployment of company-wide policies, processes, systems and procedures ensuring that at all time the business remains compliant. This includes, but is not limited to, the need to comply with the company’s Equality and Diversity Policy and undertake identified associated learning and development activities.

Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Education / Qualifications / Training

Business/Marketing/PR/Media qualification – HNC/D or equivalent     E

Membership of a relevant professional body – e.g. CIPR     D

Experience / Knowledge

Demonstrated experience if working within a communications/public relations/media/marketing environment.     E

Demonstrated experience of building relationships with a broad range of Stakeholders and Customers.     E

Experience of designing and delivering public speaking.     E

Experience of working with a range of multimedia tools.     E

Awareness of the nuclear power industry and decommissioning environment     D

Project Management experience – delivery of communications tools     D

Understanding of Change models and how to support this via communications     D

Key Competencies

Takes a positive role in achieving successful outcomes for the team and the organisation as a whole

Other Requirements

Flexibility to travel to sites and work unsociable hours when required     E

Full driving licence     D

If you are a Communications & Socio Economic Lead with the experience above please apply & I will get back to you asap.  Thank you. 
James/Number 8 Resourcing

Please take a look at our other Nuclear sector roles on our website.
Please don’t apply if you don’t meet the experience required!