APAC Communications Manager

Location: 168 Robinson Rd, South East SG


Job Number: 4989

External Description:

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Company Description

Our client is an US healthcare company with a broadly diversified business across consumer, pharmaceutical and medical device segments. They have an annual turnover of US$70 billion, with more than 125,000 employees across 60 countries with a heritage of more than 130 years.


Duties and Responsibilities


The APAC Communications Manager is responsible for leading Internal Communications and Executive Engagement for Medical Devices for the region:


  • Drive best-in-class communication to more than 6,500 employees across Asia Pacific.
  • Engage and inspire employees through compelling organizational communications.
  • Drive awareness and understanding of the regional Medical Devices purpose, objectives, strategy and ways of working.
  • Implement internal communications strategy and plans for the region.
  • Lead the creation of relevant, impactful content that leverages the full breath of communication channels such as town halls, Yammer, leadership meetings, email, video, quarterly newsletters, intranet etc.
  • Serve as a strategic partner to senior business leaders, providing communications counsel and support.
  • Showcase the work of employees through active promotion of key stories on internal and external global platforms.



  • Vision and leadership
  • Strategic thinking
  • A commitment and track record of developing other leaders (in and outside of the function)
  • Excellent interdependent partnering skills
  • Personal integrity & Credo-based values
  • Courage to take risks, make tough calls
  • Sense of urgency/Prioritize tasks
  • Drive to take personal ownership and accountability for results
  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity
  • Ability to see big picture and address details
  • Desire/ability to motivate and empower others toward goals
  • Championship of diversity in all aspects, including thinking
  • Record of putting interest of the enterprise above own
  • Willingness to learn from others
  • Ability to influence




  • Expertise in obtaining, analyzing and synthesizing information
  • Superior writing, editing and oral presentation skills for a broad range of target audiences
  • Excellent listening and critical reasoning skills
  • Creativity in developing options and solutions
  • Superior ability to deal with complex, ambiguous and contradictory situations
  • Understanding of new media/communications approaches
  • Ability to plan and execute internal communication campaigns




  • Writing, editing, presentation skills, critical reasoning, external perspective, strategic/ innovative communication, organizational/corporate protocol
  • Product/market knowledge
  • Business leadership
  • Healthcare environment




  • Organizational communication
  • Executive Communication


Who we’re looking for:

  • Degree holder with at least 10 years of experience in communications
  • Direct experience in leading high impact internal communication programs using new media.
  • Exceptional writing ability and proven expertise in executive communication, including speechwriting and presentation development is
  • Knowledge of health care industry is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of social media is
  • Must have excellent listening and critical reasoning skills; creativity in developing options and solutions; superior ability to deal with complex, ambiguous and contradictory situations and an interest and understanding of new media/communications
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage agencies/consultants is
  • Must have the ability to navigate in a highly decentralized, collaborative work environment, to influence, align and deliver on strategic and tactical topics, at all levels of the organization and possess strong interpersonal


Job Number: 4989

Community / Marketing Title: APAC Communications Manager

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