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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Marketing(IBP)
  • Division:
    IBP Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Employee Communications and Engagement Manager (12 month FTC) (10088)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.


Employee Communications Manager

Investec are seeking a talented and experienced Employee Communications Manager to join our dynamic team on a 12-month fixed-term contract. You will play a pivotal role in creating, managing, and delivering internal communications and engagement plans. You will be responsible for driving employee engagement, ensuring our people feel informed, engaged, and aligned with our business strategy. With a focus on both Investec Bank PLC (90% of the role) and Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I UK) now part of Rathbones Plc (10% of the role), you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact.

What you will be doing

  • Develop and execute employee engagement and internal communications plans that foster a sense of connection, purpose, and alignment with the business strategy.
  • Manage end-to-end multi-channel campaigns, including stakeholder management, communications planning, content creation, and delivery through various channels such as email, video, newsletters, intranet content, and staff town halls.
  • Provide thought leadership and stay abreast of external trends and best practices in employee communications.
  • Measure the outcomes of internal communications initiatives against quantitative and qualitative targets and budgets, identifying key measures of success and adapting strategies as needed.
  • Actively contribute to the communications team, fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with the broader marketing team to ensure alignment between internal and external communications, as well as drive alignment within the Investec Group to streamline activities.

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrable progressive experience in internal communications within a global or large company.
  • Strong business partnering skills, with the ability to work closely with senior leadership to develop action plans and maintain momentum in employee engagement initiatives.
  • Exceptional writing skills, with the ability to craft various types of communications and adapt to different styles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a confident communicator.
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and agility to balance priorities and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Proven ability to measure outcomes through quantitative and qualitative methods and embrace new approaches.
  • Creative mindset, with a collaborative approach and a willingness to contribute innovative ideas.
  • Proactive, driven, and accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

Additional Skills (Advantageous):

  • Experience working with Dotdigital or a similar email management platform.

 


As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;

Wellbeing

Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance

Monetary

Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection

Travel

Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 


Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Shaleen Sayani

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance
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