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Senior Manager Employee Engagement Wilmington United States,  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 20 June 2017

Project Description

Company Statement
  • For nearly 70 years, our company  employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. 
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. 
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  • In return, we ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


BASIC SUMMARY: 
  • Develop and implement internal communication strategies and plans that engage align and inspire employees with our company s vision and business strategy. 
  •  Partner with business leaders to deliver programs that optimize work experience.  Manage day-to-day employee engagement activities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •   Identify and propose new, interactive ways to drive engagement and encourage innovation consistent with the Company s mission, vision, and values.
  •   Work with partners globally across the businesses to communicate and embed our company purpose and values.
  •   Create an integrate narrative and road map that clearly communicates the link between business, culture and our people strategies.
  •   Build communications and engagement strategies for critical communications and key strategic employee engagement initiatives.
  •   Develop and execute communications strategies and lead communications planning and execution for key corporate projects or programs. Ensures project strategy alignment with overall corporate communications strategy.
  •   Counsel/advise colleagues on matters of corporate editorial style standards and communication approaches.
  •   Possess journalist-quality writing skills to rapidly and effectively create, company-wide emails, feature articles, executive talking points, blog posts and briefing documents.
  •   Works closely with business partners, external vendors, and HR to develop and execute communications that help drive improvements in employee engagement.
  •   Measure and own improvements in employee engagement with regard to internal communications.
  •   Be an inspiration for employees by creating communications that inspire and engage
  •   Develop and implement communication strategies, programs and tools that inform, engage and motivate employees.
  •   Work with partners globally across the businesses to communicate and embed our company  purpose and values.
  •   Manage activities of assigned group(s) to ensure optimum performance of the group/function.
  •   Responsible for personnel management activities such as: scheduling, personnel actions (hiring, promotions, transfers, etc.), training and development, providing regular direction and feedback on performance, disciplinary actions and preparing and delivering annual performance and salary reviews.
  •   Assist in the development of short- and long-range operating objectives, organizational structure, staffing requirements and succession plans.
  •   Assist in the development and recommendation of departmental budget and authorize expenditures.
  •   Develop and oversee the implementation of departmental training programs, including orientation.
  •   Support the policy of equal employment opportunity through affirmative action in personnel actions.
  •   Perform all other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in marketing, communications, human resources or related discipline.
  • Experience:  8 plus years related experience in employee communications for a multi-site organization.
  •   An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: None
  • Other: Strong writing background and proven C-level writing and editing skills. Portfolio of examples that demonstrate breadth of experience and understanding of various communications mediums, ability to produce clear, compelling, motivating copy.  Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects with a sense of urgency and effective organizational skills.  Strong attention to detail, solid organizational and project management skills. Experienced in communications planning and execution; thinks strategically and executes tactically in order to deliver positive results for the business.  A high degree of energy and initiative and the ability to drive results across different functions and teams, including outside agencies and consultants.  Demonstrated resiliency; able to explore different paths to achieve an outcome. Takes initiative to bring forward new ideas to improve processes and programs.  Seasoned, polished professionalism with good judgment and a demonstrated ability to effectively manage communications involving confidential and sensitive topics.



About Us: 
  • For nearly 70 years, our employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.  
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.  
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  •  In return, we ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. 
  • Our company is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development.  
  • Our company also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients  clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities.  
  • Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. 
  • With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client s unique challenges.   
  • Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.  
  • We are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people s lives.  
  • Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.  
  • We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. 


Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


Locations

Wilmington Massachusetts

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