Head of Internal Communications

Nestlé UK Ltd.
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Salary up to £80,000 depending on experience + plus car allowance, potential bonus & excellent benefits
Head of Internal Communications roles don’t get much more exciting than this! You will be reporting directly into the Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs for Nestlé UK & Ireland, based at our Head Office in Gatwick. You will have the ability to use your already well established internal communication and leadership skills to support an exciting, global business that’s doing great things to engage employees. Interested? Then keep reading.
What can you expect?
As the Head of Internal Communications for the largest food manufacturing in the world, you will be responsible for leading the development and execution of our internal communication strategy to really engage our people across all our Nestlé UK&I businesses ensuring our priorities are achieved. Striving to deliver greater employee engagement through a blend of communication channels working closely with a wide range of stakeholders including our head office in Switzerland.
You will also:
  • Partner closely with our CEO and Nestlé Leadership Team to deliver a best in class internal communications programme. Writing communications, developing messages, producing materials and managing events to ensure that our business strategy is communicated effectively to all of our people.
  • Inspire our people to drive Nestlé’s business priorities forward through a breadth of great internal communication.
  • Lead and manage the Nestlé UK&I Internal Communications team and wider internal communications network through setting the strategy, developing plans, agreeing resources, managing budget and importantly coaching and developing team members to be the best that they can be.
  • Manage and enhance a core set of internal communications channels to reach a range of audiences in our factories and offices and share business news in an engaging way, whilst measuring success against business goals.
  • Plan and deliver internal communications for change projects, ensuring they are handled confidentially and delivered in the best way possible.
  • Partner with our HR function to deliver informative communications that support the business’s people strategy.
  • Manage and deliver internal communication plans on a project basis to support company-wide initiatives and priorities, offering counsel to ensure messages are accurate, clear and aligned with our business strategy.
  • And lastly, you’ll strive to achieve a best in class internal communications approach across everything we do.
Who are we looking for?
You will have a wealth of experience in the internal communications space at a senior level. Ideally, you will have previous experience within a similar in-house role as we are expecting you to have extensive knowledge of developing and implementing proactive internal communication strategies to support our business priorities. Coupled with this you will also have a great approach to working with a whole host of stakeholders internally and externally across all levels of organisations.
You will have exceptional communication and writing skills, together with a practical, pragmatic and proactive approach. You will be happy to work independently in an environment that can be complex and ambiguous and you will have an exceptional understanding of the competitive environment in which we work. Coupled with this you will be passionate about performing well for your stakeholders developing long standing relationships whilst offering challenge to achieve excellent results.
This is a full time position but we are open to considering candidates who are looking to work in a flexible way. We have an established flexible working approach.
What you need to know
The closing date for this role is Sunday 20 th May, 2018.
We will be considering candidates as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.
Nestlé UK&I is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.
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