Senior Employee Communications Manager VP

Posted Apr 12, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00011510
London , Greater London
6 months
(May 17, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021)
35 hrs/week
Payrate range

Senior Employee Communications Manager VP


PAYE only

Length: 6 months with a possibility for an extension

Employee Communications supports Barclays’ leaders in informing, educating and engaging employees to deliver the strategy of the organisation, and in building the reputation of Barclays as an employer.

Overall purpose of the role 

Build effective and trusted relationships with the Group Chief Information Officer and his leadership team to design communications plans that help them achieve their business objectives, and keep the teams engaged and motivated.

Lead, coach and develop a team of 2 AVPs, to build an efficient execution framework and deliver communications plans to the highest standards. 

Overall purpose of role:

Be the Communications lead for the Barclays UK and her leadership team, and develop a sound understanding of the BUK COO organisation, strategy and priorities, and of the COO agenda. 

Develop and maintain effective relationships with senior stakeholders across Barclays UK COO, through a proven ability to understand technical and complex business issues, and execute, at pace, multi-channel communication plans and campaigns that generate positive business outcomes. 

Working background/experience:

The role holder will be an experienced communication professional, with track record of delivering high quality employee communications and engagement plans. They will be an effective team leader, with demonstrable experience of building, training and developing high performing teams. They will have a strong commercial focus and the ability to understand complex and technical business issues.

⦁ Strong employee communications experience

⦁ Experience in leading teams 

⦁ Ability to translate business objectives into integrated, targeted communications plans 

⦁ Excellent writing skills, and able to deliver complex messages in a clear and compelling way

⦁ Strong track record of building effective relationships at a senior level

⦁ Excellent planning, prioritisation and organisation skills

⦁ Ability to work at pace, with tight deadlines and a strong focus on execution 

⦁ Ability to think creatively and solve problems 

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. They are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Their businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by their service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.


We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.


Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.




Everything Barclays does is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Their values inform the foundations of their relationships with customers, clients, employees and contractors. 



Barclays aims to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in being themselves, feel included and empowered to add value.


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