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Communications Manager, Global Supply Chain
PIERRE SD 57501
Category: Manufacturing
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90495339

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  Job posted:   Sun Jun 3, 2018
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Communications Manager, Global Supply Chain
**About Us:**

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world's largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at -000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


**Role Summary:**

GE Power is seeking an accomplished communicator to join the Global Supply Chain communications team. The Communications Manager, Global Supply Chain will partner closely with the Global Supply Chain Communications Leader and leaders across the Global Supply Chain function; and will have knowledge and experience in the energy industry and/or supply chain function, along with knowledge and experience planning, implementing and measuring restructuring and union related communications.


**Essential Responsibilities:**

GE Power is seeking an accomplished communicator to join our Global Supply Chain communications team. We're looking for a passionate communications practitioner with strong internal and external communications skills, who is willing to push themselves and the team to try new things. This individual will be a key driver of the company's restructuring activities, responsible for setting the strategic direction for our approach to and delivery of restructuring communications. This individual will also lead communications related to union relations, developing and executing content that can be leveraged by our union manufacturing sites in the U.S.


As the Communications Manager, Global Supply Chain, you will:


+ Lead and execute global communications plans related to restructuring and union relations, with the intent to minimize disruption to the business as well as with the media

+ Partner with and provide strategic counsel to Global Supply Chain leaders to drive alignment and engagement around communications programs (includes hands-on support for internal and external presentations)

+ Use different channels to effectively communicate global supply chain storylines, internally and externally, including feature stories, key speaking engagements / events, and social media

+ Translate global supply chain strategy into cohesive narrative and key message platform to proactively drive internal alignment

+ Work with HQ, P&L and regional teams to develop actionable and cohesive storytelling toolkits to maximize exposure and impact of proactive communications programs

+ Partner with HR and labor relations team to drive communications for union negotiations

+ Partner with the culture communications and external communications COEs to lead internal and external efforts related to Global Supply Chain and manage potential and actual business issues and crises

+ Monitor message pull-through and measure message effectiveness and impact

+ Manage external vendors as appropriate


**Qualifications/Requirements:**


+ Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Writing, English, Communication, PR or related discipline from an accredited university or college

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience in internal / external communications


**Desired Characteristics:**


+ Functional competencies

+ Proven ability to effectively manage internal and external communications

+ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to write for senior leaders

+ Strong leadership and influencing / coaching skills

+ Outstanding project management skills

+ Deep understanding of how to build and implement global and regional communications strategies tailored for different audiences

+ Demonstrated ability to build consensus among diverse audiences

+ Ability to manage sensitive and confidential matters with utmost discretion

+ Strong business acumen and knowledge of current affairs

+ Strong understanding of brands and brand-building strategies

+ Professional posture and foresight

+ Demonstrated ability to present complex business ideas, strategies and results succinctly and persuasively at the senior executive level

+ Understanding of communications measurement

+ Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally in a globally matrixed organization

+ Service-oriented mindset

+ Strong judgment and critical thinking skills

+ Creative, solutions-oriented thinker

+ Exceptional collaboration skills with the ability to partner effectively within and outside of core department

+ Performs well under pressure and consistently meets deadlines

+ Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously and track projects with varying deadlines

+ Confident and energetic


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**Locations:** United States; Georgia, New York, South Carolina; Atlanta, Schenectady, Greenville


GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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