Media Job: Temporary corporate communications business partner (12 months), Scottish Police Authority

CLOSING DATE: October 31, 2016


Temporary corporate communications business partner (12 months)

Dalmarnock, Glasgow

Band F:  £29,115 – £33,234

Ref no:  R55/16

CORPORATE Communications, in partnership with People and Development, have a temporary position for a dedicated corporate communications business partner to support the Staff Pay and Reward Modernisation Programme.

The programme aims to introduce common terms of employment for all staff working across Police Scotland and the SPS.

This temporary role will plan and lead on the delivery of communication activity to support this high profile and business critical project.

Based within the Internal Communications team, you will work closely with the programme manager and project leads to advise on the most appropriate way to inform and engage people with each aspect of the programme.

You will also lead the delivery of all communications, coordinating activity across a variety of business areas and drawing on expertise from other areas of corporate communications.

You will be a communications professional with a track record of communicating organisational change and will be confident in developing and leading on strategies to inform and engage people at all levels across an organisation.

This full-time post is temporary for 12 months and will require standard recruitment vetting.

The following supervisory competencies will be used for the selection process:

1. Job knowledge

2. Effective communication

3. Personal effectiveness

4. Problem solving

5. Service delivery

6. Team working

7. Partnership working

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

* Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

* Annual salary increments

* Local Government Pension Scheme

* 24 days annual leave and 8 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

* Staff uniform (where applicable)

* Cycle 2 Work Scheme

* Childcare vouchers

Full details regarding this vacancy can be found in the attached job description and person specification.

Please be aware that that the interim SPA pay and grading structure may be subject to future change.

Individuals working, or applying for, a flexible working arrangement who wish to apply for this post will have their flexible working arrangement considered in line with current policy, as well as both personal and organisational needs.

Police Scotland is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and to achieving and promoting an organisational culture where staff and officers are treated with dignity, fairness and respect.

To assist us to monitor the effectiveness of our equality and diversity practices, we would encourage you to complete and submit the Equality and Diversity monitoring form, which will be separated from your application form prior to the selection process. The information you provide will be treated as sensitive data under the Data Protection Act 1998.

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 years immediately prior to application.

No CVs please – full application forms must be completed.

For information on how to apply please visit, or

e-mail or call 01355 566350 and quote reference number R5516.

Closing date:  Monday 31 October 2016 by 4.30pm

Interview date: To be advised