Fareham, Hampshire
From £37,409.90 - 6 months FTC
Closing Date
2nd March 2018
Job Title: Employee Communications Specialist
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Salary: from £37,409.90 (6 months FTC)
Closing date: 2nd March 2018


NATS is the UKs leading air navigation service provider, handling over 2 million flights each year. It provides air traffic control services from two control centres and 14 airports in the UK, as well as a wide range of commercial solutions to over 30 countries internationally.
We are passionate about being an equal opportunities employer, treating all colleagues in a fair and respectful manner. We appreciate and value the diversity of our employees and the inclusive environment we work in.  Having employees with a wide range of skills, knowledge, creativity, innovation and energy is important to us, and allows us to be the industry leaders we are.
We are looking for a dynamic experienced Employee Communications Specialist, to actively contribute to the development and delivery of the Employee Communications strategy, in support of NATS’ purpose, values, objectives and priorities. This is a 6 month FTC, this role will work with leaders of change programmes to provide key expertise to support the creation and implementation of employee communication and engagement strategies, plans and solutions to ensure the successful delivery of our transformations

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Provide In-house consultancy and training to coach and advise key communicators across NATS, helping to inform and influence their decision making and enhance their communication capabilities. 
  • Work proactively to ensure messages are consistently delivered.
  • Creatively apply problem solving techniques, to ensure the on-going and effective development and deployment of a suite of cross-company channels of communication.
  • Promote accurate and open dialogue by anticipating issues, identifying rumours that may need addressing and developing appropriate solutions and responses. 
  • Work closely with other members of the communications team and other areas of the business to ensure that messages and activities are aligned and opportunities shared.
  • Support the communications team in delivering timely responses.
  • Ensure NATS brand is implemented correctly and consistently across employee communications channels and materials 
Background, Qualifications and Skills
  • Significant employee communications experience gained within a Corporate  Employee Communications Department. 
  • Excellent communication, writing and editorial skills.
  • Good mix of honed diplomacy and hard-nosed business sense reaching beyond communications 
  • Ability to tailor solutions to meet non-standard business issues.
  • Superb influencing skills with the ability to overcome resistance and a highly personable character.
  • Ability to work at both a strategic and tactical level.
  • A self-starter with energy and organisational skills to develop and manage multiple projects with multiple stakeholders and changing agendas.
  • Good networking skilled, establishing key contacts and around the organisation, valuing them and using them effectively.
  • Team Player
  • Studied to A-Level standard.
  • GCSE (or equivalent to Grade C or above to include English Language
  • Degree/Diploma in a related subject  advantageous 
  • Coaching experience an advantage. 
Applications by email to[email protected]

This application can be provided in paper form or large print
NATS Talent Acquisition Team
4000 Parkway
PO15 7FL



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