A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3.6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory and have b...
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Africa Cluster Communications Manager - Greenstone
Define internal and external communication strategy for the Africa Cluster, implement Group communication key projects and supports implementation in all entities. Help entities define and implement local priorities and key projects, ensure alignment with the Cluster strategy and support marketing communication and events.
Deploy communication tools and promote best practice sharing with all entities. Ensure that information and stories coming from the entities are shared with the Group.
Manage internal and external communication activities, events as well as social media to support brand recognition.
Support Public Relations activities and media relations, in alignment with the Hub Communication team. Monitor reputation (including media monitoring) when required.
Proactively inform the Hub / WBU Communication Director on potential strategic issues. Support the deployment of the "Crisis Management and Communication" procedure within Subsidiary (crisis preparedness plan, …)
Control and validate corporate messages through the adherence to Group Communication
Standards as set out in the Air Liquide Corporate Identity Guidelines. Analyze and participate in unplanned corporate communication through competition watch, online presence control and monitoring, create press releases and manage media enquiry. Analyze and participate in planned corporate communication through support and validation of intended corporate communication messages (posters, brochures, profiles, videos, images etc).
Ensure that local intranet is implemented in each entity to promote employee engagement and efficient communication. Serve as the point of contact between Cluster, Hub, Head Office and entities in terms of Group Communication and related projects, inclusive of events.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related field.
Advanced certification in Corporate and Digital Communication practices
Working knowledge of Gmail and Google tools including Docs, Slides and Sheets is preferred
Minimum of 5 - 8 years in a senior communication role
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
Fluent in English, knowledge of French is a plus
Adaptable - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful
Quality Orientation - Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how detailed; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.
Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals
Continuous Improvement - Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas and implementing solutions.