AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.Job Purpose
A strategic and influential role for an experienced and inspiring communications professional
We’re creating a fit-for-purpose organization with clear customer focus, continued cost discipline, and a performance-driven culture with simplified ways of working.
To help drive our ambition we’re looking for an experienced and inspiring communications professional.
Your focus will be to develop and deliver a leadership communication strategy that supports our Functions to communicate our ambition in an engaging and inspirational way. In doing so you act as a trusted communication business partner for senior leaders.
As such, this is a position for candidates with the capacity to understand complex business requirements and quickly assess communications needs. You have a natural maturity to operate and influence at the highest levels of a multi-stakeholder environment and act as reliable communication business partner.
Is this a challenge that matches your profile as a creative and results-focused team player with a proven record of developing and managing impactful strategic communications? Can you assume a high level of hands-on ownership and thrive within a dynamic and high-performance environment? Do you have the skills to manage complex projects simultaneously and deliver under the pressure of tight deadlines? Above all, do you have what it takes to make a real difference within our dynamic, diverse, multicultural global communication function?
If you offer all this and more we invite you to apply for the position of
Communications Manager Corporate FunctionsKey Accountabilities
The role and its responsibilities
This role is based at our Headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and you will report to the Head of Functional Communications. The key objectives of the role are:
1: Develop and deliver communications strategies for two of our functional leaders
2: Act as a trusted communication business partner
3: Content creation and delivery
4: Actively contributing to the ongoing development of a high-performing, collaborative, and engaged Global Communications Team.
We offer a dynamic international environment that rewards your skills and enthusiasm. In addition to a good salary, you can expect excellent terms of employment including group insurance, 8% holiday allowance, travel allowance and an above industry standard number of vacation days (46 !). Training opportunities and internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development.
Become part of an outstanding company
AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability.
More information and how to apply
We welcome your online application via www.akzonobel.com/careers ref. 2748. Only online applications including resume and cover letter will be considered.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.
Requisition ID: 2748