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Communication Manager (8 month contract with potential extension)

Roche AG

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Communication Manager (8 month contract with potential extension)

Communication Manager (8 month contract with potential extension)

Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz

Communication Manager (8 month contract with potential extension)
As an experienced communicator (in both external and internal communications) you provide communications counsel to business area leaders, as well as members of the eight Lifecycle teams across the Centralised and Point of Care solutions (CPS) business area.  Responsible for the planning, development, implementation and execution of communications campaigns and projects.
This role is an integral member of the global CPS communications team, playing an important role in support of business goals and priorities. Responsibilities include partnering cross-functionally to engage stakeholders in the achievement of goals. You will show your expertise by producing and executing communications plans including messages, packages and programs in a variety of mediums such as video, events, intranet, webcasts, and more.

You will write, review and edit essential communications prior to broader sharing to ensure accuracy, clarity, and fit. This includes ensuring our brand voice permeates messaging to employees and external stakeholders.  In addition, you will support the global process for approving promotional marketing content for the CPS business.
In this role, your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
  • Work closely with the Head of Communications & Information Office, serve as a communications consultant, providing communications expertise on major campaigns and projects.
  • Engage and build a cohesive communications network with business (LifeCycle teams), affiliate and regional communicators.
  • Design and develop Business Area communications projects on key global topics encompassing external and internal audiences.
  • Provide consultancy and support to teams and affiliates in PR/communications tactics and implementation.
  • Support creation of communications channels and establishing internal process (i.e. press releases, information office/compliance and branding guidelines), actively participate in the definition and deployment of the communications strategy within CPS  (in collaboration with our Diagnostic Communications).
  • Manage complex communications plans, projects, programs and agency partnerships.
  • Introduce innovative communications solutions.
  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
    To succeed in this role, your profile and qualifications include:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Public Relations or related field.
    • 5-7 years’ experience working in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or relevant fields.
    • Experience in developing external communications strategies for dynamic organizations, ideally within the Diagnostics or Healthcare industry.  
    • Excellent communication skills in English (native highly desired); fluency in German also desired but not a requirement.
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to deliver in a complex matrix setup.
    • Strong writing abilities and presentation skills, including experience in change management initiatives (e.g. change in response to market conditions, regulatory environment, competition).
    • Demonstrated project management skills as well as strong problem solving and analytical skill: idea driven; history of anticipating issues; and the skills to be strategic, proactive and assertive.
  • Who we are
    Roche Diagnostics International Ltd in Rotkreuz is one of the world’s leading providers of diagnostic system solutions for clinics, laboratories and doctors’ offices. The company employs over 2200 people in Rotkreuz and is one of Roche Diagnostics’ main sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz
    • Function Sales & Marketing
    • Subfunction Other Sales and Marketing
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Individual Contributor
    • Job type Temporary Employee
    • Division Diagnostics
    • Posted since 2017/02/21
    • Job-ID 3091880702
  • Get in touch
    S. Bauer +41 41 792 46 80