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Freelance Senior Manager, Communications – Accelerating Patient Safety and Quality

Posted Dec 6, 2022
Project ID: PHILJP00025503
Amsterdam, Remote
1 year
(Jan 9, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023)
20 hrs/week
Payrate range
75 - 90 €/hr

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Join a world-class communications team that is passionate about engaging our employees by bringing to life our purpose to improve the health and well-being of billions of people! We focus on guiding our leaders and employees through our health technology transformation journey in an inspiring way, helping them to understand how they contribute individually and within their teams to Philips’ overall strategic objectives, and specifically sharing messages about the importance of patient safety and quality.

You are a part of

A team of employee communications professionals who are responsible for Quality and Regulatory Communications and have a major role in communications for a Philips-wide initiative that will accelerate our foundational work, which is called Accelerating Patient Safety and Quality. You will report to the Program leader of Global Q&R Communications.

Your responsibilities

As an integral member of the Accelerating Patient Safety and Quality Communications team, your main responsibilities are to:

  • Act as a partner to the company our strategy and transformation teams to develop the strategic overarching communications narrative, key messages and engagement plans to bring leadership and all-employee audiences along our company transformation journey

  • Create engaging content (written, visual, film) in subject matter such as design controls, management responsibility, and training/competency

  • Create content that involves technical subject matter (however, we are not referring to technical documentation)

  • Work within a matrixed organization with a variety of stakeholders at all levels of the organization

  • Coordinate the cascade of information to employee and leadership audiences using existing communications moments and working with the extended communications team across Business, Markets and Functions

  • Instill regular measurement and evaluation of activities to inform next steps, including capturing and converting employee feedback into insights to influence the strategy and activation

  • Ad-hoc content creation and engagement support across employee and leadership engagement activities managed by the team

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • 5-7 years of experience in content creation and engagement and / or internal communications in a large multi-national business and/or consulting; and a Master’s degree-level education (preferred)

  • Excellent written and visual content creation skills and expertise in using virtual engagement platforms such as Yammer

  • Proven experience in change and transformation communications and creation of related content

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills: engaging, influencing, and aligning expectations

  • Strong project management and analytical skills, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience working in healthcare, technology, regulated industry, a plus

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