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Corporate Change Communications Specialist EMEA

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Hemel Hempstead, GB

 

 

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - 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.

 

About this role:

The Change Communications Specialist will develop engaging and impactful change communications plans that are closely aligned to the program goals and change management approach.  This person will collaborate closely with the program 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. 

This role will start on a project base for a period of 6-9 months asap.

Located at one of our hub offices (Ratingen, Germany; Paris, France; Hemel Hempstead, UK)

 

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Develop deep understanding of program 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 program objectives and change behaviours identified.  Ensure clear governance for all communications approvals.
  • Design communications plan to support program 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 program vision & goals, providing regular feedback on messaging delivery effectiveness.
  • Arm line managers with practical toolkits and help them customize 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 program communications integrated into regional channels, where needed.
  • Track and measure stakeholder’s perceptions of communications activities, providing regular updates to program teams, recommending adjustments where needed.
  • Proactively manage communication issues that arise, preparing and supporting effective spokespeople and co-ordinating responses.

 

 

Who are we looking for:

  • Degree in communications or related discipline.
  • Experience of managing communications planning for change programs.
  • Change management experience preferred.
  • Excellent written, oral and visual communication skills
  • Demonstrated success at working to deadlines with excellent follow-through skills
  • Highly organized 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 specializing 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

 

 

Requisition ID: 535815

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

 

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

 

Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.


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