Internal Communications Manager - London

Hitachi Rail Europe
London (Greater)
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for opportunities to work on high-profile rail projects and advanced technology alongside experts from the UK, Europe and Japan? Come and join the fastest growing rail business in the world!

As a global provider of total railway solutions, Hitachi Rail Europe has a growing international presence and product range. We are leading the largest rail modernisation project in UK history and delivering the UK’s next generation of rolling stock. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.

Your new role

The internal communications team supports delivery of the Hitachi’s UK rail strategy by engaging, connecting and informing colleagues in its objectives and progress across all seven sites.

In this exciting new role you will support the UK company-wide Three-Year Business Plan and the Group Communications, Brand and Marketing strategy through best-practice internal communications activities.

Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:

Provide internal communications advice and support to senior UK internal stakeholdersDevelop internal communications and engagement campaigns, programmes and plans, and mechanisms to measure their outcomes and effectiveness, that promote the reputation of Hitachi Rail in the UKWork in partnership with others in the internal communications team to deliver internal communications activitiesUse employee feedback in the development of communications activitiesManage appointed suppliers

About you

To be successful in this role, you need to demonstrate the following:

Solid experience of delivering a similar role in a geographically varied, fast-paced, changing businessAbility to instil the trust, confidence and respect of senior managementAbility to build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels, including remotely in international offices, with a professional, confident mannerExcellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong attention to detail and creative flairSelf-starter with initiative and the ability to work without close supervisionExperience of Internal communications planning and programmesClient-focused, motivated, proactive, forward-thinking, organised and diplomaticA team player, with commitment to best practice internal communications across multiple matrix organisationsExperience of a broad range of communications channels, methods and technologiesQualificationsTechnical ability in intranet software and InDesign software
Why Hitachi Rail Europe?

At Hitachi Rail Europe you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues.

We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. This includes a pension scheme with contributions up to 9%, health insurance, up to 28 days of annual leave and many more perks for you to choose from within a flexible plan that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.

If you like the sound of this role and feel energised by the idea of joining a great brand at a moment of exciting change, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!

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