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Senior Project Manager Transformation & Internal Communications

Stamford Consultants AG

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Senior Project Manager Transformation & Internal Communications

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For one of our clients in the retail industry, we are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager Transformation & Internal Communications, based in Zurich.


As the Senior Project Manager Transformation & Internal Communications with experience in a retail environment, you will report to the Corporate Project Director in Zurich. You have a clear focus on designing, supporting and contributing to the company’s global transformation and internal communications & engagement strategy.  You will be responsible for developing and executing global internal communication plan and activities to support all the company’s businesses to inform the employees globally and increase the internal engagement across the company. You will be responsible for designing and implementing the global internal engagement strategy, supporting the company’s strategic agenda, and building awareness amongst the employees.

This includes a proactive, dialogue driven internal communications strategy development and execution for the company and its businesses while at the same time providing counsel and coaching on internal communications related topics to functional leaders at the headquarters and its businesses.

You are a strong business partner and the direct contact of senior leaders who feels comfortable acting as their internal and hands-on communications consultant.

We are looking for an energetic internal communications leader with extensive experience in change communications and a proven track record of effective delivery of an integrated, multi-channel internal communications program in a retail environment. An internal communications expert, who can prioritize, plan and co-ordinate multiple business demands in line with the overall company strategy. A hands-on engaged expert with an excellent knowledge of communications tools who feels comfortable creating and activating ideas to drive change, to inform employees in an appropriate way and to increase engagement.  


  • University degree in (business) communications or organizational development with exceptional writing and presentation skills in English
  • Experience working in an international retail organization and comfortable with building relationships with key internal stakeholders across the company
  • 10+ years’ experience in internal communications and/or change communications with a strong business acumen  
  • Experience with complex communication issues and project management
  • Understanding of internal communications techniques and technologies, internal social engagement platforms and the ability to translate these into locally relevant engagement opportunities
  • Ability to manage and implement global internal engagement and change communications programs
  • Team player with an open and energetic attitude, easy to shift between strategy and execution, who can work independently. Comfortable working under pressure and willing to go the extra mile.

Key Objectives

  • Responsible for designing effective internal communication strategies that drive transformation and internal engagement and help to inform employees about changes
  • Implement and maintain a relevant internal communications structure with efficient tools, processes and systems
  • Reach out pro-actively to the businesses to provide support and make sure the execution of internal engagement programs is deployed in line with the overall strategy and objectives
  • Team up and engage with internal stakeholders from HR, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Procurement to generate relevant storytelling and actions that support the deployment of the company’s strategy and drive engagement
  • Follow and implement best practices in internal communications, engagement and change communications

If you match the above skill set I look forward to receiving your application, including a motivational letter, via this website.


Please check that your qualifications and experience match the vacancy and that you fill the required criteria. After you have submitted this application form with a current CV, we will endeavour to contact you as soon as we can.

Please submit your CV in Microsoft Word format. We are unable to accept CVs submitted in alternative formats.

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