Change and Communications Specialist

PUB288384

About this role:

We’re hiring a Change and Communications Specialist for our client, a large oil & gas company, to join their team. This is a remote contract position with long term potential.

The successful candidate will be responsible to provide support to WOW and HR project to effectively enable an agile change culture, including development and implementation of communication plans, leadership engagement, and resistance management.

The primary objective is to focus on the people-side of change resulting from WOW, including managing and delivering the change related to business processes, systems, and technology.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with stakeholders and subject matter experts to conduct impact analyses, gap analyses, and change readiness assessments.
  • Develop, and implement proven change management strategies and frameworks to create an acceptable return on investment by motivating organizational change while overcoming stakeholder resistance.
  • Work with project team members to define the people-side of change and how change management strategies can best be integrated into project plans.
  • Partner with the Learning and Development team to define and roll out training.
  • Develop and implement strategic communication plans and high-quality communications for key stakeholders including senior leadership, managers, and employee audiences.
  • Use innovative communication channels to engage and motivate employees about WOW through effective storytelling and other change management techniques.
  • Develop and coordinate delivery of a wide variety of communication activities and tactics such as: sponsor updates, video content, web content, organizational announcements, newsletters, etc.
  • Partner with the Learning and Development team to define and roll out training.
  • Create and communicate progress monitoring and reporting to stakeholders.
  • Change Needs Analysis + Plan.
  • Communications Needs Analysis + Plan.
  • Develop Change and Communications bundles company wide.
  • Report effectiveness of change enablement activities, using specific metrics to track progress and insights for continuous improvement.
  • Own creation and maintenance of communications and content used to inform employees of benefits, policies and processes.
  • Communicate complex ideas effectively, verbally and in writing, to a wide range of global stakeholders.
  • Consult with policy, process, and system owners to ensure content is up to date and accurate.
  • Understand the what, when, why, and how, including benefits of projects and changes within the organization.
  • Ensure your assigned content and communications are delivered to various teams or groups in a timely manner using internal tools as the vehicle for delivery.
  • Partner closely with internal stakeholders to ensure content publishing parameters are met and maintained.
  • Work independently in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.
  • Meet deadlines, prioritize workloads, and maintain a strong attention to detail to meet organizational objectives and quality measures.

What you need to bring:

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in communications, in a large-scale global operation, with multiple senior stakeholders.
  • Experience delivering programs with large scale organizational changes.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and prioritize deliverables.
  • Ability to influence without direct responsibility.
  • Experience communicating to a diverse, global audience.
  • Experience implementing changes for a variety of global teams.
  • An enthusiasm for networking across all levels of the organization, across geographies and communication teams.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to draft strategic communications using items such as a stakeholder analysis and change impact analysis as a foundation.

Benefits:

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 45 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.

Anything Else?

Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a safe on-boarding process. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are supporting projects and clients worldwide. With Brunel you gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

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  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Jeremy Stevenson is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:
PUB288384

Account manager

Jeremy Stevenson
Brunel Canada - Toronto
j.stevenson@brunel.net

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