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Communications Manager

Job Title: Communications Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Victoria
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Salary: Premium daily rates negotiable
Start Date: 2019-09-20
Reference: JO-1909-534295
Contact Name: Jarrodd Edwards
Contact Email: jarrodd.edwards@talentinternational.com
Job Published: September 20, 2019 14:54

Job Description

Our client

This is a federal government department, currently working on one of the largest technology programmes in the country, mid-way through a 7 year transformation.

The opportunity

This is a long term contracting opportunity for an experienced Communications Manager to be based in Melbourne CBD, with an initial period to the end of June 2020, plus multiple yearly extensions already planned. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting ICT Leadership in the delivery of a major modernization programme. Key responsibilities will include:
Develop the ICT Change Management and Communications Plan, aligned with Programme and Department frameworks
Develop the roadmap for planned and routine ICT-related communications in relation to the Programme
Reviewing and preparing relevant status reports and papers to governance   bodies
Reviewing & supporting preparation of aspects of the relevant business case and other Government materials such as Ministerial Briefs
Reviewing & supporting preparation of relevant ICT-related documentation and materials
Coaching for Programme Management and Project Management Leadership

About You

To be successful in this role you will need:
Strong experience in designing and developing communication strategies for major ICT programs and projects
Previous experience in large government departments
Strong experience in organisational and technical change and communication management
Broad knowledge of technology and digital, and platforms such as SAP
Strong ability to engage with stakeholders in large, geographically dispersed organisations and government
Knowledge of change management practices, stakeholder analysis, change impact and readiness assessment, gap analysis


This long term contracting opportunity has an excellent daily rate negotiable. To apply, please submit your resume, or to discuss this opportunity further please contact Jarrodd on 03 9236 7719 or Jarrodd.edwards@talentinternational.com