Communications Manager

Permanent

Communications Manager

Coventry, Walsgrave Triangle

Permanent position

The life changer. The industry shaper. The healthcare pioneer. Join McKesson, a leading global healthcare company, and you can be all these things and more. Based at our UK Head Office in Coventry, as part of one of the teams shaping our services and improving lives, you’ll have the opportunity to drive your career forward and become more than you ever imagined

About the opportunity

As part of the McKesson Corporation we have the scale and resources to make a real change to how healthcare is delivered in the UK. Our people are our differentiator. Winning the hearts and minds of 24,000 colleagues and helping them to connect their purpose to our story, is key to our success.

Reporting into the Head of PR, Communications & Engagement you will be responsible for leading and delivering fantastic and engaging internal communications that keep colleagues informed and provide them with platforms to say what they think. You will be comfortable in aligning activities to strategic priorities that also demonstrate our ICARE values and link to financial performance. Managing a small team of three communications specialists you will be an inspiring leader focused on supporting our UK business with efficient delivery of quality communications. These communications will take many forms including emails, videos, newsletters and social media.

Please see attached role profile for more information

About you

You will have significant experience in a senior communications role including experience of senior leadership engagement in a fast-paced environment. You will be able to influence at a senior level with authority and impact and not afraid to challenge.

You will possess sound knowledge and experience of a variety communication techniques including employee apps, intranet and video, plus have exceptional written communication skills.

As the role will lead a small team some recent leadership experience is also required.

In return for your hard work, we offer training opportunities and development plans, wide-ranging benefits, flexible holidays and a brilliant work-life balance. We’ll also ensure that you feel empowered to support colleagues and make a real difference in people’s lives.

Cliosing date 30.05.19

About McKesson

We’re McKesson – a Fortune Global 500 healthcare company that strives to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. Bringing together six companies and 24,000 McKesson UK colleagues across pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and homecare services, we’re committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues. As part of our Support Centre you’ll be able to use your passion, ambition and drive to build solutions and have experiences that transform lives for the better – starting with your own.

Coventry
Warwickshire