Expert Communications and Change Manager


: $116,035.00 - $96,800.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Your tasks and responsibilities The primary responsibilities of this role, Expert Communications and Change Manager, are to: Manage the development and implementation of communication deliverables / solutions that simplify complex messages and deliver them in a variety of formats, increasing staff engagement and awareness. Support the design, development and maintenance of identified Data Science and Analytics(DS&A) level SharePoint sites (focus on technology) to ensure they meet the business need Support the design and development of video solutions - including drafting / reviewing script, supporting production and overseeing editing Support the design and development of operationally efficient communications, leveraging the DSA SharePoint site and email, as needed, for immediate communication. Manage Communications Plan (plan for development and delivery of communications solutions based on functional / organizational needs). Leverage planning skills to establish and oversee a development timeline. Leverage communications templates and learning materials, assessing what's necessary for each project and identifying efficient use of templates, materials and resources to drive project level success For assigned projects, continuously monitor employee engagement and communication activities and implement required countermeasures as needed. Adapt DS&A communication methods / solutions to meet the needs of assigned projects (such as SharePoint, video development, content development, branding). Monitor the Key Performance Indicators for Communications specific to assigned projects and recommend suggestions/solutions to enhance metrics. Monitor quality of stakeholder engagement and communications activities and implement counter measures as required. Provide support and input to the Head of Change Management and Communications and act as a valued partner to key stakeholders on assigned projects, members of Learning and Communications and other DS&A functions. Who you are Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following: Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a scientific, business or information management discipline, with 8 years of experience in a large global organization and in depth knowledge of clinical development process. 5+ years' experience leading communications and change management efforts / deliverables in a global organization. Strong ability to build and maintain effective partnerships Experience/exposure to a variety of communication media with ability to apply effective communication principles in managing communications for assigned projects. Experience in leading cross-functional teams without reporting authority. Leadership, motivational, and collaborative skills are critical. Ability to effectively manage projects in changing times as well as strong interpersonal skills in the management of key project stakeholders in a global environment. Successfully contributed to cross-functional communication projects in a matrixed organization with proven success demonstrated in the areas of corporate communications, change management and cross-functional team leadership. Knowledge and exposure to structured change management methodologies and principles - be able to adapt them as needed. Proficiency in facilitating meetings / discussions Must be strong in communication and able to tailor messages to various audiences - creating clear and concise business communications. Is aware of concerns and fears colleagues might have (both personally and generally) and proactively addresses them. Must have good technological understanding and be able to translate technical plans and achievements into business language and meaningful concepts. Is able to bridge temporary gaps and provides work-around solutions. Must have strong influencing skills, and flexibility to adapt to diverse management styles and be able to convey the bigger picture and value for the organization. Must possess a team-oriented focus, willing to leverage skills and experience to support colleagues in functions outside of L&C direct accountability in support of the 'One DS&A' vision Proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Proficiency in developing SharePoint sites. Must be detail oriented, able to multitask with strong prioritization, planning and organization skills Proven track record of on-time delivery of planned activities with quality and effective collaboration Desire and motivation to take on special projects, where practical and appropriate, in support of the Head of Learning and Communications or Head of Change Management and Communications.Salary Range: NAMinimum Qualification8 - 10 years * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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