Communications Manager

Site Name: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Posted Date: Sep 17 2019
Job Purpose
Engage our employees & external stakeholders with a consistent GSK voice that builds trust, enhances performance & drives growth.

As part of the communications role this person will:

  • Develop and ensure implementation of internal (focused on change and culture communication) and external communications strategies for Saudi by
    • Engaging employees with business ambition and strategies,
    • Building GSK reputation
    • Advancing GSK priorities among external stakeholders.
  • Build the GM engagement plans internally and align with GA for the external engagement plans.
  • Contribute to build a function that adds concrete and measurable value to the business, in the short, mid and long term, aligned to the company strategic priorities
  • Provide active support, from the external and internal communications perspective, to key commercial activities. This includes working closely with commercial, customer engagement and medical teams.
  • Active coordination of corporate initiatives, including but not limited to CSR and Sustainability, ensuring alignment with the global responsibility pillars and as part of Build Trust Agenda.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement an effective external communications plan aligned to the business objectives and company priorities
  • Create and implement internal and external leadership engagement plans that support GSK agenda and priorities, internally and externally.
  • Develop and implement effective external communications strategy aligned to our Build Trust plans to position GSK as an innovative and transparent company and protect our reputation in the event of a crisis.
  • Build internal communications and engagement strategy to support GSK desired culture and internal environment, working in alignment with HR area and engaging employees with Business ambition and plans.
  • Plan and deliver relevant media coverage by building relationships with journalists and developing stories aimed at raising the profile and reputation of GSK.
  • Build Saudi narrative and narrative booklet
  • Supports CGA director in what needs to change in the external environment and industry towards our competitive advantage
  • Integrated external engagement approach to products.
  • Develop and communicate to EMC the weekly CGA country updates
  • Develop the GM and LT communication plan
  • Employee engagement around vision, strategic priorities and culture underpinned by values.
  • Develop and lead the CSR activities and orange day.
  • Manage communication agencies to develop and implement PR plans in line with strategy

Contact information:
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