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Head, Executive Communications

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.


The incumbent of this position will advance the business area’s image, drive employee alignment and engagement, and promote executive visibility. The position will be responsible to develop internal and external leadership platforms and content and manage speaker placements. Communications support for executive management engagements, both internal and external, is a key component of the role. Additionally, the role will collaborate closely with all areas of the business, including the Siemens Healthineers Corporate Communications teams.  


Essential Job Functions 


• Drive executive and employee communications strategies, policies, standards and plans throughout all levels of the business

• Write / edit leadership communications, effectively capturing the voice and strategic priorities of executive management.  This could include creating talking points, question-and-answer preparation, video script development and related deliverables in support of the executive management speaking opportunities and meetings

• Prepare specific presentations that include focused messages about our business to the intended audience, both internally and externally

• Contribute as a business leader, sharing experience and best practices with senior-level management on critical employee, field, channel or executive communications elements

• Proactively counsel senior level and executive management on critical communications elements of change management strategies and methods

• Select, manage, develop, and motivate media agencies to successfully promote and drive our business

• Plan, manage and execute Town Hall & Leadership Meetings through communications that build awareness, understanding, and alignment on critical topics

• Create innovative ways to communicate that will inform and engage a diverse, global employee base in a clear, timely and transparent manner, so strengthening the employee engagement


Critical Competencies


• Ability to communicate effectively, with clarity and precision, in both written and verbal capacities

• Strong executive presence and comfortable working with and advising senior management

• Ability to interact and effectively communicate with all levels of staff throughout the organization

• Able to manage without authority & have excellent consultative skills

• Strong organizational and coordination skills and attention to detail

• Proven success in developing and executing internal communications strategies for senior executives within a large business

• Experience in delivering on sensitive and/or crisis communication requests in a large-scale corporate environment 

Education/Qualifications

• A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Communications, English, Public Relations or Journalism, is required

• 10 years experience in internal, external, and executive communications support

• Prefer to have experience in the healthcare environment

• Ability to interact with all levels of the company top to bottom, including most senior company management.


This description is not intended to document all aspects of the role; other duties as assigned.


Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date.


(Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons)


At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.


If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers. 


If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about. 


As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.



Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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