Director - Communication

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Gurgaon
  • 40-60 lakh
  • 12-20 years
  • Views
  • 27 Mar 2018

  • Marketing

  • Capital Goods/Machinery
Job Description

The Company is one among a Fortune 100 software-industrial companies that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. Companyis seeking a Director, Communications, for India based in Gurgaon. This role reports to the Vice President of Communications as well as the President of the Companys India business. This individual will be responsible for driving comprehensive internal and external communications strategies across India and overseeing companys corporate social responsibility activities within the country. Among the top priorities will be supporting the companys transformation to becoming a premier software-industrial company through leadership and employee engagement and aggressive media relations and interactions with external stakeholders. This individual will help develop and reinforce common company messaging across Organization in India for use with employees and prospective employees, media, public officials, and will play a key role in supporting Companys brand and employee value proposition. This leader will also help guide the execution of a range of innovative community relations programs through the country and oversee the measurement and refinement of tactics to ensure maximum community engagement and employee participation. The ideal candidate for the position will have great written and verbal communication skills, with a thorough understanding of digital and social communication channels and how to leverage them. This individual will need to meet the needs of a varied set of stakeholders inside and outside India, and will need to be comfortable acting in a dynamic environment with rapidly shifting priorities and some level of ambiguity. We are looking for a leader who exemplifies 8 Behaviors, which place emphasis on having a passion to win, thinking big, being courageous and entrepreneurial, and relentlessly focusing on achieving at a high level and pushing to do even more and better in the future. Responsibilities include: Drive pan-Companys internal and external communications strategies and programming for India in support of business strategies. Work closely with the country president and HR leadership to communicate effectively to India employees. Measure effectiveness of communications and execute actions for improvement. Drive regional media relations support, including proactive and reactive interactions with media and preparing executives for interactions with reporters. Work with appropriate businesses, functions, and government relations on crisis and issues management, including labor relations. Drive common messaging across the Company in India for use with internal and external audiences, and support companys brand and employee value proposition. Oversee execution of a comprehensive set of corporate social responsibility programming, and leverage for employee volunteerism and media relations. Special projects and events as needed. Desired Candidate Profile Candidate must have strong (AP style) writing skills, with ability to develop clear, concise messages that align closely with corporate messaging. Candidate must have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to present effectively to senior management. Candidate must have the ability to think strategically and provide communications counsel, and assist in developing plans to drive results. Must also be able to proactively identify issues and execute actions to eliminate or minimize their potential impact. Must have a thorough understanding of digital and social communications channels and how to leverage them. Provide effective communications guidance and work effectively across the businesses and corporate functions. Ability to develop strong relationships with leaders across the company. Advanced understanding of business processes and vernacular. Prior experience working in a large, complex international organization, with matrix reporting desired. Knowledge of compensation and benefits programs and labor relations strategies a plus. Basic Qualifications: Fluent in English (speaking and writing) A bachelor's degree in a related field such as journalism or communications At least 10 years of demonstrated successful experience in corporate communications or an agency environment

Job Posted By

Mukesh Choudhary
Senior Recruitment Associate