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Change Communications Specialist (12mnth FTC) UroPH EMEA Job

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Date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Hemel Hempstead, HRT, GB

Company: Boston Scientific

THIS ROLE IS A 12MNTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT & CAN BE BASED IN LONDON, MADRID, MILAN, PARIS, DUSSELDORF, KERKRADE

 

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

 

THIS ROLE IS A 12MNTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT & CAN BE BASED IN LONDON, MADRID, MILAN, PARIS, DUSSELDORF, KERKRADE

 

Purpose

The Change Communications Specialist will develop engaging and impactful change communications plans that are closely aligned to the programme goals and change management approach.  This person will collaborate closely with the programme team and its direct stakeholders, as well as other communications teams, regional leaders and vendors as part of an integrated communications eco-system.

This role is both hands on - to execute key deliverables – and strategic – to ensure rigorous oversight and alignment. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop deep understanding of programme stakeholders.  Provide audience understanding and advice on stakeholder’s preferred channels for different stages of change, ensuring all communications activities are built around their needs.
  • Recommend effective communications approach that supports programme objectives and change behaviours identified.  Ensure clear governance for all communications approvals.
  • Design communications plan to support programme objectives and phases, providing robust framework for tracking all communications activities.
  • Devise coherent messaging that is aligned in tone and content with BSC mission, values and brand, and with regional strategy, messaging, standards and guidelines.
  • Coach leaders on articulation of programme vision & goals, providing regular feedback on messaging delivery effectiveness.
  • Arm line managers with practical toolkits and help them customise messaging for local action where appropriate.
  • Deliver key communications materials, consistent with BSC standards and tone, for internal and external audiences – eg FAQs, presentations, videos, media statements, customer letters.
  • Liaise with approved communications vendors, providing clear and timely briefs – eg translation companies, creative agencies
  • Liaise with other communications functions to ensure change programme communications integrated into regional channels, where needed.
  • Track and measure stakeholder’s perceptions of communications activities, providing regular updates to programme teams, recommending adjustments where needed.
  • Proactively manage communication issues that arise, preparing and supporting effective spokespeople and co-ordinating responses.

 

What we are looking for:

 

  • Degree in communications or related discipline.
  • Experience of managing communications planning for change programmes.
  • Change management experience preferred.
  • Excellent written, oral and visual communication skills
  • Demonstrated success at working to deadlines with excellent follow-through skills
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Broad corporate communications experience essential – eg internal & external corporate audiences, wide stakeholder needs, cross-cultural, issues/crisis management.
  • Experience of Healthcare industry preferred either agency or corporate setting (eg MedTech, pharma, hospital, PR agency specialising in health) or a minimum B2B in regulated environment..
  • Fluency in English essential, and proficiency in either European language highly desirable
  • Located at one of our hub offices (Ratingen, Germany; Paris, France; Hemel Hempstead, UK)
  • 20-30% travel is anticipated with this role, mainly within European region to Boston Scientific offices for team meetings

 

About us:
As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen. If you are interested, then discover our career opportunities at bostonscientific.com/careers.

Interested?

Please apply online with your CV in English and supporting documents at: http://jobs.bostonscientific.com


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