Senior Manager, R&D Communications (all genders)

Posted 16 Apr 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 190820


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: We have a dynamic and exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager, Global R&D Communications to join our team for our Healthcare organization. As a member of the Global R&D Communications team, you will drive various external and internal projects and strategic communications initiatives to continue to build the innovation reputation of R&D across key stakeholders. Collaborating with Healthcare communications, R&D leadership, and functions, you will develop and implement high-quality, creative, and strategic communications content and maintain channels to ensure broad awareness and visibility of our robust R&D strategy, priorities and goals. This role is based in our headquarters in Darmstadt and you will work close together with our global team. You will support our R&D communications utilizing strategic communication content and channels to ensure broad awareness and visibility. You will work collaboratively and cross functional as communication advisor for key initiatives, including the development of communication plans and executing high quality events designed to inform and engage employees. You will be responsible for leading the intranet page (EVA) as a strategic communication platform.


Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in communications, media relations, journalism or public relations
  • 5-7 of experience across internal, external communications
  • Understanding of R&D organization within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Social media expertise in the implementation of campaigns over a variety of digital channels
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to interact with senior management in a fast-paced matrix organization

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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