Internal Communications Executive

Equans are recruiting for an Internal Communications Executive to be based in Bevis Marks. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Internal Communications Executive is responsible for supporting the development and delivery of internal communication activities for key pillars of ‘Our Fundamentals’, our Equans group reference guide that outlines our shared strategy, management and ways of working.

This role will work closely with finance, procurement and corporate responsibility areas, and the operational divisions across Equans, acting as the business partner to strengthen employee engagement and develop a culture of collaboration and awareness across the organisation.

The Executive will be a valued contributor to the internal communications team, supporting the development and delivery of other internal communication activities and initiatives across the UK Business Unit to increase understanding of the UK strategy and ensure consistency between divisional, national and Group messaging

What will you deliver?

  • Act as the communications business partner to key areas of the UK Business Unit to develop, coordinate, update and deliver communications plans throughout the organisation in order to improve adoption, efficiency and awareness for UK colleagues
  • Develop, draft and implement internal communications materials, such as email communications, briefing packs alerts, posters, digital content and business updates
  • Create internal communications that are clear, accessible and relevant for a broad audience, and aligned with other UK internal communication activities
  • Draft and manage content for the UK Business Unit intranet, employee app and all other internal communications channels for the wider business (including SharePoint sites / portals, webcast platforms, internal videos)
  • Participate in a UK-wide Internal Communications Network and contribute to the internal comms calendar to ensure effective collaboration and consistency of message across divisions and functions
  • Support internal events and initiatives, (e.g. the annual Senior Management Conference, webcasts and other engagement events)
  • Report on the effectiveness of internal communications activity
  • Respond to ad hoc internal requests for communications support

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1.5 x times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalised support programmes 

Who are we looking for?

  • Proven experience in a communication related role, preferably including business partnering experience, experience within support functions such as HR or finance
  • In-depth knowledge of the key elements associated with effective internal communications.
  • Strong communicator and confident to interface effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and persuasive skills and experience in explaining complex information quickly and concisely.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and a strong, collaborative team player
  • Highly agile, and driven able to understand and balance national and divisional needs and priorities, and who is flexible and willing to support other related duties as required
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritise work, and adhere to tight deadlines while maintaining quality
  • Creative skills with the ability to propose and implement initiatives, and logistical / planning skills to ensure projects are delivered on time and to required budget
  • A high-level of IT knowledge with experience in management of internal communications tools, including digital tools such as SharePoint and Office 365 functionality, and app-based content management systems
  • High level of attention to detail

 Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What's next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers