Senior Communications Business Partner Corporate Functions

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS BUSINESS PARTNER CORPORATE FUNCTIONS

 

DEPARTMENT

 

This department is part of the Global Communications organization embedded within Corporate Affairs. The Regional Communications department in Europe has a staff of 8 employees, working on several sites and offices across Europe. The department collaborates with and advises regional Corporate Function leads or Manufacturing/EHSS leads to develop and execute internal and external communications strategies, plans and communications policies.

 

JOB PURPOSE & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Act as the focal point for Corporate Functions to develop and execute internal and external communications strategies & plans to support business objectives. Partner with Corporate Functions to assure alignment with global communications initiatives and/or create regional-specific communications strategies.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Partner with regional Corporate Function leads to develop internal and external communications strategies and plans, aligned with business needs and global corporate function and/or business initiatives.
  • Ensure client groups are aware of global communications initiatives that affect their functions.
  • Drive change management activities, such as stakeholder analysis, surveys and assessments to evaluate and develop change management plans.
  • Develop communications in alignment with SABIC brand guidelines and standards, including messaging and design, of all communications developed in support of business needs.
  • Advise our Vice President for Europe and corporate functions leaders in delivery of key corporate leadership messages for team meetings, site events and public engagement.
  • Lead communications when serving as a team member for projects within the region, which will require communication support, collaborating with global teams.
  • Develop, plan and execute on local events for our Corporate Functions in the region and manage, maintain and enhance all involved parties, cross-functional teams during events in the region by providing counsel and/or support. Serve as events expert and advisor within the region.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Communication Studies or Equivalent and minimum 7 years of professional experience in corporate communications or related function in a dynamic and fast-paced B2B multinational environment.
  • Excellent project management skills and strong business acumen, with strong execution and drive for results.
  • Ability to work with disparate global teams and activities and to act in complex matrix structures.
  • Good at selling new ideas, generating enthusiasm & generating action from people
  • Change agent and able to facilitate change processes from a communication standpoint.
  • Decisive, able to define own objectives, ability to multi-task, work under pressure and strength to say “no” when appropriate.
  • A self-starter, enthusiastic and a good team player
  • Analytical thinker with strong hands on mentality
  • Personal & Collaborative leadership – strong in influencing and stakeholder engagement
  • Strong in both written and verbal communication as well as proficient in English

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

Interested in this position?

Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact: Recruiter Piotr.Szczerba@sabic.com. 

 

Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending on the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations. 

 
Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.

 

ABOUT SABIC

SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products:  chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.

SABIC supports its customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy.

Production in 2022 stood at 61 million metric tons.

The company has more than 31,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 9,948 patents and pending applications, and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

In Europe, we have over 5,000 professionals running multiple world-scale production sites and 4 technology and innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (the Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (the Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium).

 

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.