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Ref no:
POL00108
Published:
9/7/2021
Closes:
23/7/2021
Location:
Police Scotland, 2 Clyde Gateway, French Street, G40 4EH
Salary:
£51,569 - £58,601 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

ABOUT THE JOB

Through the management of a team of executive leads, develop and manage long-term business relationships with and on behalf of chief officers and executive teams, liaising between external partners and internal clients to ensure the timely, smooth running and successful delivery of our corporate communications service according to clients’ needs.

Provide a professional, trusted and proactive service that enhances and protects the reputation of Police Scotland by supporting clients with specialist communications advice, guidance and support.

Lead on the delivery of a consistent communication service, both proactively and reactively, in order to deliver the organisation’s objective of improving the safety and wellbeing of people, places and communities in Scotland.

To provide resilience support to the Corporate Communications function where and when appropriate for other services such as basic intranet updates, social media posts, press releases etc.

ABOUT YOU

You will be educated to Degree level in a Communications/Media related discipline and demonstrable experience. Where no qualifications exist proven experience at an equivalent level in a similar environment. 

You will have Supervisory or Managerial experience working in a busy corporate communications role or in the media.

Experienced in managing teams within a dynamic, multifunctional environment, and ability to work on own initiative.

Effective management of resources including budgetary control.

This full time post is permanent and requires Management Vetting. You will work 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

The following competencies at level 2 will be used for the selection process:

We are emotionally aware

We take ownership

We are collaborative

We deliver, support and inspire

We analyse critically

We are innovative and open minded

BENEFITS

- Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

- Annual salary increments

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment

- Wide range of family friendly policies

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Access to range of staff associations

- Scottish Police Recreation Association

- Scottish Police Credit Union 

- Cycle to Work Scheme

INTERVIEW GUARANTEE

The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.

RESIDENCY AND ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UK

Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of three/five years immediately prior to application.

 

TO APPLY

Please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number - 163