Saint-Laurent, QC, Quebec, Canada
Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.
ABB Power Grids is seeking a Country Communications Manager for its Canada operations, based in Montreal, Canada. You will be responsible for managing the Power Grids business internal and external communications activities such as newsletters, campaigns, events, content creation, etc. You will help build new communication processes and lead communications at all levels inside the organization, partnering with executives, businesses, and functions. You will measure what you do and gauge employee and customer engagement levels.
The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative and transparent individual working across business lines. Additionally, proven innovative approaches to pro-actively develop opportunities for publishing content and the ability to operate in a highly dynamic environment will be keys to success. You should be able to write well and for different audiences. You should be able to tell a story in a compelling and consistent way.
Create and execute strategic internal and external communications plans for Power Grids Canada employees
Create engaging written and visual messaging to motivate and inspire employees and external audiences
Write news articles, posts, blogs, and announcements for various communications channels
Support executive communications for selected business leaders
Provide communication support for various corporate, employee and external events
Oversee rollout and localization of global communications initiatives and change management plans within Canada.
Manage communications projects with high detail and accuracy from start to finish
Partner with Power Grids corporate functions to assist with functional communications
Develop management communication plans for businesses
Manage communication and design agencies to produce deliverables on time and on budget
Minimum of 5 years professional experience with 3 years relevant experience in internal and/or organizational communications, ideally with an interest in technology and innovation
Experience with cross function communications with focus on internal editorial content (blogs, branding, web, social, etc.)
Excellent written and oral English and French language skills are required – other languages are a plus
Understanding of the technology industry and employee needs
Experience in working in a global, complex, organization is a plus
Proven understanding of digital communications channels and the power of social media
Proven exceptional writing/editing and oral communication skills (writing samples will be requested)
Proven track record in building strong internal communications programs
Proven experience to analyze and develop relevant metrics in dealing with different stakeholders
International experience – cross cultural
Nice to have: Business knowledge or at least industrial technology/capital equipment sectors
Strong networking ability and multi-cultural credentials
Direct work experience with senior management
Video or multimedia experience
More about us
It is an exciting time to join ABB Power Grids. ABB and Hitachi have signed an agreement to create a joint venture (JV). By combining ABB Power Grids’ with Hitachi’s complementary strengths, we plan to form a new and stronger global leader in the power sector. ABB Power Grids and Hitachi will have more than 230 years of combined heritage and experience. Together, we will be well-positioned to shape the future of energy, with pioneering technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. The transaction is expected to be completed by the first half of 2020, subject to regulatory approvals. Join us on this exciting journey.
ABB Power Grids values the dedication, commitment and expertise of our employees. We are an Employment Equity Employer and believes in an inclusive and diverse workforce. Committed to ensuring that all policies and practices respect the Employment Equity Program, we aim for our workforce to be truly representative of the four designated groups; women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities. ABB Power Grids will provide reasonable accommodation to applicant with disabilities and encourage applicants to self-identify in the application process.
The masculine form is used as neutral gender.