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Communications Specialist

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Reputable Oil and Gas Operator in Houston, TX

The Role:
This Houston-based contractor position is responsible for supporting high level and tactical business communications for the project, which includes the company’s major SAP and Human Resources transformation project.

This initiative is strategically imperative to the company’s long-term success and the position is critical to the success of the company’s ability to deliver an enhanced, streamlined SAP function and Human Resources system to company world-wide assets.

This position requires someone with project and change management communications experience who will drive toward delivery of project and program communications and thrives in a fast-paced project environment.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Change Communications Consultant is responsible for day-to-day communications support of the project and will deliver the required materials, tools and support for the project. The position will report to the Communications Manager and will provide communications counsel and support to the project’s leadership and the change management and process teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support the Manager in the rollout and socialization of the SAP and Human Resource transformation project via communications programs and related materials and activities.
• Plan and implement communications across all media channels for the project that explain performance drivers, report results, celebrate successes and drive a deeper understanding of the SAP and Human Resource transformation projects and how they connects to our company’s vision.
• Ensure successful implementation of Change Management communications deliverables for the project
• Work with the project SAP Communications lead to ensure deliverables are delivered to the project team.
• In consultation with the Manager, the project SAP Communications lead and program team, develop weekly reports and update plans and documentation.
• Proactively identify communications opportunities and issues and respond accordingly.
• Provide day-to-day tactical support and input into strategy development.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Keys to success for this position are the ability to:
• Develop and apply change communication methods that deliver effective communications that support the achievement of project goals.
• Drive delivery of communications forward through the approval process.
• Thrive and deliver communications in a fast-paced project environment.
• Build and nurture effective working relationships with project team, change management team and functional leads.

In addition, the position requires:
• Proven track record of providing clear and strategic communications counsel to leaders, building trust and developing strong working relationships with key internal clients.
• Initiative and self-manage capability.
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading capabilities.
• Strong PowerPoint, SharePoint and Excel skills are mandatory.
• Ability to solve problems quickly and effectively.
• Excellent project management skills to carry out multiple projects simultaneousl

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Oil and Gas Industry exposure
SAP knowledge
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