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Senior Manager Corporate Relations (m/f)

Posted 17 Aug 2018

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 179091


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: As Senior Manager (m/f) Corporate Relations are you member of our recently founded Corporate Affairs function and you report to the head of Corporate Relations and Public Affairs. In this position you will be responsible to develop the global positioning of our company within the political context. Therefore, you are in direct contact with our Senior Leaders as well as internal colleagues in Europe, Asia and the US to evaluate the scientific, political and socio-economic situation. Based on your assessment you develop proposals for our positioning e.g. in trade organizations or you prepare briefings for our representatives at the World Economic Forum. You investigate political trends regarding the effects on the strategic development of our company. Furthermore, you support communication initiatives internal as well as external and contribute to the successful development of the new organization by using your innovative and creative spirit.

Who you are:

  • Advanced degree / Masters level in Natural or Political Sciences or similar education
  • 6-8 or more years of experience in global and matrix-organized company, practically experienced in internal communications and event management is a plus
  • Experience in contact with senior executives and handling international associations
  • Excellent language skills in German and English
  • Comprehensive experience in project management on global level and interested in leading intercultural project teams
  • Strong personality with the ability to take different perspectives in a neutral way but still with clarity and significance
  • Entrepreneurial drive and the pioneering spirit to be part of the new Corporate Affairs Function

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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