People & Strategy Global Internal Communication Manager

Department:  Global Communication & External Relations
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  Public Affairs, Communications & CSR
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location: 

Parma, IT

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceutical and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 30 countries with more than 6,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in its main therapeutic areas: Discover more here

We are proud to be the largest global pharmaceutical group to be awarded B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes a transparent and ethical behavior at all levels.

We believe that the success of Chiesi is built and shaped by our people and our strong set of shared Values and Behaviors. Our people make a critical difference to our success, which is why it is vital that we attract and retain the right talent who will continue to enrich our culture by living and breathing our values and behaviors.

We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 

 

Chiesi Corporate Functions

These are all the functions based in Parma supporting the business: Global HR, Global ICT, Global Finance, Global Communication and Public Affairs, Shared Values & Sustainability, Corporate Internal Auditing, Global Strategy & Corporate Development, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Global Procurement.

 

Who we are looking for

Purpose

Be the voice of Global Human Resources Organization and Global Strategy Department towards our employees globally at every level, deploying internal communication strategies that motivate and inspire employees, spreading out our vision, strategy, culture and our values globally.

Main Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with Global Human Resources Organization and Global Strategy Department to understand their strategic plans, priorities and needs; support business leaders in prioritizing messages and translate them into meaningful communication plans and actions, in alignment with Chiesi Narrative, B-Corp, Company Values and Company Visual Identity.
  • Implement an internal communication strategy and plan that will aim to support the dissemination of the Group's culture, values and Vision, ensuring consistency with the Global Narrative as well as deployment in compliance with our Visual identity rules and guidelines
  • Co-develop with Global HR internal engagement strategies that motivate and inspire employees, building awareness and nurturing pride
  • Contribute to the employee journey, building a variety of storytelling content through different mediums and channels while sourcing and pitching story ideas (from briefing drafting to co-managing approvals and delivery) to help the Chiesi internal community embrace our company culture.
  • Colaborate with business leaders to prioritize actions/resolve conflicts and cooperate with affiliates communicators to ensure global plans are executed locally, offering professional advice to local colleagues and ensuring their feedback is brought back to global.
  • Manage operational communication activities connected to possible crisis involving the functions supported, under the guidance of the Head of Internal Communication, Crisis & Events and in alignment with company guidelines.
  • Contribute to the identification of Agencies supporting internal communication activities and nurture the relationships. 

Experience Required

At least 5 years of experience in the field of Internal Communication in multinational companies. 

Education

Degree in Communication / Journalism / Humanistic Studies or related fields with a specialization / on-the-job experience in Communication. Master Degree will be considered a plus.

Languages

Fluent English both written and spoken

Technical Skills

  • Very strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques.
  • Previous work experience developing communication strategies, tools, and processes.
  • Being a storyteller with the ability to create compelling narratives in support of our business strategy.
  • Being deadline driven, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequently evolving priorities.

Soft Skills

  • Strategic thinking
  • Customer orientation
  • Learning agility
  • Team working
  • Goal orientation

What we offer

You would join a dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and friendly environment.
In Chiesi we firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we invest in continuous training, learning and development. Therefore, we strive to continuously promote and satisfy development needs, paying particular attention to the quality of our working environment and to collective well-being. 
We want our people to come to work happy every day, and we know how important it is to find the right work-life balance in order to be able to give our best. That is why we offer flexible working approach, remote working, support in the relocation process, tax assistance service for foreign colleagues and many other people-care services.

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