Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: PR / Corporate Communications
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: BRISTOL, United Kingdom
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Role Summary:

The employee communications manager will be responsible for demonstrably linking the OFE business strategy and focus on project execution and technology to a new enterprise brand, business strategy and values.

In this role, you will own, develop and deliver global employee-centric communications and engagement that focuses on driving employee alignment and engagement with our purpose, values and the business strategy through contemporary, dynamic and informative change programs and campaigns.

The employee communications manager will be accountable for developing a global employee engagement communications strategy that shapes a culture of effective communication. You will play a key role in developing and managing the messaging around multiple transformation programmes and work closely with key stakeholders to ensure our strategy and values are embedded throughout OFE.

In this role he/she will develop a communications strategy that underpins BHGE's commitment to delivering projects on time and on budget while developing innovative technology and solutions for our customers, driving employee alignment and engagement with our purpose and the business strategy through contemporary, dynamic and informative communication programs.

This role reports directly to the VP OFE Communications and is part of the broader OFE communications team, requiring the candidate to be a resource for corporate brand, culture, our story, and helping translate our positioning for a wide range of stakeholders.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Owns, develops and drives the essentials of employee communication: Supporting major change, helping people understand and focus on the business priorities of OFE
  • Develops and executes strategic 21st century employee communications' plans and strategies that engage employees in the OFE business strategy and in a culture that fosters collaboration and customer centricity
  • Create and lead an army of brand and values ambassadors globally to support OFE strategy
  • Promotes our shared sense of purpose by proactively finding and telling the stories and embedding the purpose in the day-to-day employee experience
  • Be a communications strategist and counsellor and help business leaders better engage, motivate and lead; develops toolkits for people leader communications
  • Enables and trains leaders and employees to actively communicate internally and externally as ambassadors for the OFE and BHGE brands
  • Partners with the wider OFE Communication team to align and simplify employee engagement initiatives and messaging
  • Establishes engagement activities that provide opportunities for capturing storytelling as well as rallying and exciting employees to foster greater productivity
  • Supports the development of user-centric communications and drive the continuous modernization of content distribution through digital, mobile, broadcast, online, print, and in-person channels to encourage meaningful conversations
  • Drives qualitative and quantitative campaign reporting metrics, analysis, and insights that can demonstrate progress against desired and stated outcomes
  • Be passionate about communications as a driver for employee engagement and productivity


Qualification / Requirements:
  • A minimum of 10 years of internal communications experience in an international environment
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in communications
  • Demonstrated ability to create strategy, develop and implement effective communications' strategies, change programmes and campaigns
  • Ability to travel up to 30%
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; additional language a plus
  • Experience with directly supporting senior business executives
  • Experience with change management in a global organization
  • Experience in the development of brand building campaigns that involved employee activation

Desired characteristics:
  • Excellent copywriter and communicator
  • Sees solutions before problems
  • Big picture focus and ability to break problems into digestible pieces
  • Self-starter with hands-on, natural leadership and the demeanour, business maturity, intellect and integrity required to establish credibility with partners and business leaders
  • Execution oriented with a collaborative mind-set able to adopt a team of teams approach
  • Ability to work with creative agencies (marketing communications, advertising, digital) to drive success
  • Customer focused individual, capable of changing perspectives, problem solving, and adapting strategies and actions to the dynamic and changing energy market
  • Product / market knowledge and skills


This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization

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