Thursday, 11 July 2013

Communication Professional

Communication Professional

Full time / Permanent

Country: Sweden

Location: Hallstahammar

Job category: Communications

Job ID: 323731

Deadline: 18 Aug 2013

Sandvik is looking for a

Communication Professional

Are you interested in working with communication to 1500 co-workers in 18 locations throughout the world? Would you like a creative role and the opportunity to apply innovative approaches to internal communications at both strategic and operational levels? If so, this is the job for you!
The Wire and Heating Technology product area currently leads the world in the manufacture of stainless steel wire, plus metallic and ceramic high tech, heat resistant materials used in, for example, welding, medical applications, electrical heating of household appliances and industrial ovens. The Head office is located in Hallstahammar, Sweden.
The Communication and Marketing department is now looking for a Communication Professional to work as a temporary replacement from September 1, 2013 to May, 2015. The preferred location for this position is Hallstahammar, Sweden, but alternative locations can be discussed.

Key performance areas
As a Communication Professional you are responsible for the internal communication of Wire and Heating globally, and your duties include to:

Structure, update and publish information on the intranet
Develop a smooth functioning communication structure and create communication activities through various channels, e.g., film , print and web
Produce a strategic internal communication plan
Train and support managers and others in communication matters
Be a member of the crisis management team, which includes crisis communication and our contact with the media
Develop clear and concise communication messages and presentation material for e.g., strategy, financial results and key figures

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a degree in communication, information or journalism and at least three years' work experience in the field. We expect you to also have experience in formulating messages and presentation techniques, as well as having worked with web/intranets or web/intranet kits. Understanding of internal communication processes and experience with project management are advantageous. Good knowledge of MS Office and PowerPoint is a prerequisite, as are strong skills in English, both spoken and written. Knowledge of Adobe programs InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere and skills in Swedish are advantageous.
As a person you have a positive outlook and gladly take initiative. You have an eye for detail and experienced in adapting messages to their respective target audiences. You must be willing and able to take on a large sense of responsibility, think strategically and break down messages in internal communication plans. You can work independently as well as with others. We also expect that you are very interested in communication, with a feel for layout and graphic design, and have a strong service orientation. Project leader qualities and the ability to assume varied tasks, as needed, are important in this position.
We actively work to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Maline Westerberg, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 260 989
Nicolette Landré, HR Manager, +46 (0)26 210 59
Union contacts
Torbjörn Frankén, Unionen, +46 (0)220 216 12
Björn Axelsson, Sveriges ingenjörer, +46 (0)220 216 10
Send your application no later than August 18, 2013. Read more about Sandvik and apply at, Job ID: 323731.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HRdirect, +46 (0)20 261 444.
Maria von Matérn