Engagement & Change Specialist (2 Year FTC)

£43000 - £52000 per annum Excellent Pension & Holidays

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently recruiting for an Engagement and Change Specialist on behalf of our public sector client based in Edinburgh, for a 2-year Fixed Term Contract.

Salary; £43k-£52k

This role will bring targeted engagement and change communications leadership to our programme that is focused on building our capability and capacity to build a sector-leading research support service. With an approach to inclusive service co-creation this role will develop and implement a hands-on strategy and delivery plan, aiming to enable the transformation of research support across the organisation.


  • Lead and deliver an overarching change communication, transformation and engagement strategy and plan, ensuring that these meet the needs of the programme, stakeholders, and the organisation
  • Work with the programme teams to plan, monitor and facilitate targeted engagement through workshops, webinars, conferences, brainstorming, developing ideas, and executing stakeholder communication strategies and tactics
  • Consistently deliver high-quality work that translates complex ideas into compelling, polished, and straightforward language using a variety of techniques and channels to support the organisation's transformation from current state to future state, monitor needs and "what works", and adapting content/approach based on success
  • Organise and manage digital content and communication tools e.g., SharePoint, PowerPoint, all digital copy, future toolkits etc
  • Write and apply, in a professional setting, high impact messaging: combining words, creativity, graphics/visuals, and quantitative/numbers-based evidence in ways that resonate with the target audience

Experience & Skills;

  • Experience in applying knowledge of transformation and internal change communications, processes, and techniques
  • Strong facilitation experience; able to design and run engaging workshops in challenging and/or change-averse environments
  • Experience in developing high-impact messaging, combining words, creativity, graphics, and quantitative evidence in ways that resonate with the target audience
  • Demonstrate ability to gather, analyse, and present complex information into straightforward language
  • Capable of providing innovative solutions to complex problems within short timescales
  • Ability to analyse complex data and structures, identify critical success factors, and develop effective plans for implementation


  • 39 Days Annual Leave
  • 21% Employer Pension contribution
  • Hybrid working options

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Alex McCrorie
Technology Recruitment Team
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