Serves as the trusted partner and influential advisor to Human Capital on communication issues and implementations of business-driven communication to Group-wide audiences and within the Human Capital Directorate. Provides communications strategy, counsel and support on an ongoing basis to enable HC to effectively drive changes, internal projects and lead the communication agenda for HC Directorate.
Job Specific Accountabilities
Strategy and Planning
Maintains an understanding of Human Capital strategy, major objectives and plans. Provide support in communicating Group-wide messages through coherent and consistent communication channels in alignment with Group Internal Communications and PT&CS Directorate.
Develop communication plans and strategy for major initiatives in Human Capital, e.g. policy changes, restructuring, onboarding of partners, technology changes, in line with audience to ensure delivery of the information in a clear and user-friendly manner.
Develop effective communication tools and channels for Human Capital and advise on channel usage.
Develop and implement creative ways to engage Human Capital employees as well as communicating Human Capital messages to all ADNOC, in coordination with key stakeholders, maintaining budget controls.
Content Design and Development
Lead content planning and development for all major internal meetings and events for the Human Capital Directorate in coordination with internal teams in Group Communication and CSR like development of A/V clips and messages, digital and written contents etc.
Draft and produce internal messages and collateral to increase Group-wide awareness, understanding and behavioral change for HC initiatives in cooperation with Internal Communications.
Work closely with Director of Human Capital and senior leaders to develop strategic communications and effectively advise them on communications strategy.
Drive and anchor delivery of communication in partnership with relevant stakeholders in Group Human Capital and OPCOs to successfully drive change and major initiatives.
Manage and deliver communication for major events and meetings like town halls, internal awards in Human Capital.
Drive project management communication activity in Human Capital, taking the stakeholder perspective for reactive, proactive and activist communication.
Develop and contribute to a shared communication agenda across ADNOC organizations.
Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.
Provide input for preparation of the Function/Division/Department/Section budgets, assist in the implementation of the approved Budget, and work plans to deliver objectives.
Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control.
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures
Implement approved Function/Division/Department/Section policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the work programs in line with Company and International standards.
Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Function/Division/Department/ Section in line with the Company Performance framework.
Innovation and Continuous Improvement
Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with best industry standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.
Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures, controls, applicable legislation, and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.
Provide inputs to prepare Function/Division/Department/Section MIS and progress reports for Company Management.
COMMUNICATIONS & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Human Capital Director and management team
Head, Corporate Functions Communications
Vice President Internal Communications
SVP in GC & CSR wider management team
PT&CS functions, group companies and OPCOs
Consultants and vendors etc.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Bachelor s Degree in communications, marketing, journalism or PR
Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills
12 years of experience in communication department managing internal and external communication, including at least 2-4 years of increasing managerial responsibilities.
Retail and Oil & Gas experience will be preferable
Experience in Human Resources and functional communications at a corporate level
Strong collaboration skills and experience in working across multiple business areas
Demonstrate high level of stakeholder management skills
Demonstrate experience in dealing with C-suite stakeholders