Friday, October 11, 2013

VP - Corporate Communication - 15 to 30yrs -Singapore - IT/Technology Services Co - Thiyagarajakumar Ramaswamy's Leadership Stage QREM 'X' Think Tanks Dream Job Opportunity

VP - Corporate Communication - 15 to 30yrs -Singapore - IT/Technology Services Co   - Thiyagarajakumar Ramaswamy's Leadership Stage QREM 'X' Think Tanks Dream Job  Opportunity 

POSITION  - Vice President/ VP

INDUSTRY  - IT/ Technology - Software/ Services

FUNCTION  - Corporate Communications

EXPERIENCE15 - 30 years

LOCATION  -  Singapore City



Job & Candidate Profile: 

ROLE

To define the Group’s communications guidelines in line with the brand positioning and values of the Group and ensure all communications, by the Group and its Business Units (BU), both internal and external, is in alignment with those guidelines; continually ensure that the brand integrity of each one of the principals represented by the Group is fully enforced.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

STRATEGIC RESPONSIBILITIES

- Oversee the development and adherence to the Group-wide corporate communications strategy that sets-out the guidelines for managing the Group’s Brand including its attributes, positioning, and values to allow for a unified communication of a consistent brand message, in line with the overall strategic direction of the Group.

- Develop and manage the Public Relations strategy for the Group’s brand portfolio and oversee its successful implementation through maximizing positive brand exposure and goodwill maintenance with the media.

- Manage the development of policies and procedures frameworks for the Corporate Communications and PR function, which are in line with the Group’s strategy and direction and monitor the effectiveness of such policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the set-out policies and procedures and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

- Review the budget requirements of the overall Corporate Communications Function, and accordingly participate in the development of the budget of the Marketing and Communications Department and obtain approval from the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer.



FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Corporate Communications

- Oversee and monitor the development of the corporate communication calendar, budget and Group-wide brand assets including the logo, print material, packaging, stationary, and advertising, ensuring that they effectively position the Group, maximize the value of the brand and coordinate and unify Group communications.

- Promote the corporate brand image in the relevant markets monitor how the Group’s image is perceived in national and international publications and advise the Group on means for enhancing its corporate image and promoting a high public profile.

- Establish brand management (i.e. brand attributes, positioning, and values) and visual identity guidelines; coordinate with Marketing Departments at the BUs and ensure that the brand management guidelines are adhered to.

- Set guidelines and oversee coordination with the Information Technology (IT) Function in managing the marketing aspects of the web services

- Manage internal communication and its corresponding platforms, intranet, newsletters.

- Manage the development of the Group’s Crisis Communication plans for press releases through the establishment of a collaborative approach outlining aspects such as the flow of information, briefing document and media kit guidelines, readiness and response capabilities, an internal and external communications plan that ensures effective and quick crisis resolution.

- Develop social media strategy together with line manager for the Group and brands, in alignment with BU objectives. Responsible for developing the specific presence, assessment of brand readiness and associated pros and cons


Public Relations

- Oversee and monitor the development of the Group Public Relations plan, strategy, and budget and manage Public Relation activities to ensure the Group and brands represented are always portrayed in line with the desired brand positioning.

- Organize the implementation of Public Relations campaigns at the corporate in liaison with the respective Marketing Heads; evaluate the effectiveness of the campaigns, and report the impact, success and outcome.

- Verify check and approve reports prepared by subordinates periodically, on the various press releases and events/sponsorship programs, prepare regular briefs, MIS reports and analysis on various aspects of the corporate communication activities.

- Ensure that the Public Relations function is effectively tracking Group/ brand references in the media, analyzing key trends and assessing the overall growth in media coverage on the Group and its brands.

- Support and provides services to the BUs as per their indicated requirements in relation to press releases, client advisories, publications and online presence to ensure the company and brand represented are portrayed in the best possible manner.

- Establish and maintain ongoing relationships contacts and networks with external parties such as media personnel, Public Relations service providers and key government officials to leverage Public Relations advantage; provide sufficient support to Group functions in interacting with the media by offering training, drafting press releases, identifying key talking points, and ensuring that media enquiry responses are in line with Group / brands policies and guidelines.

- Serve as the general spokesperson of the organization as required, effectively responding to press inquiries in a timely and consistent manner.


PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

- Provide leadership and direction to subordinates towards the achievement of goals and objectives.

- Guide and motivate subordinates to enhance performance and produce quality work, and ensure that they are continuously developed for higher level roles.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Education/Qualification

- Graduate or Post Graduate Degree, preferably in the field of Business or Mass Communications.

Experience

- Minimum 15 years’ experience, with at least 5 years’ experience in Senior Management role.

- Should have experience working with/for brand conscious organizations preferably in the luxury sector.

- Should have Visual Identity/Brand Management experience

Functional Skills & Specific Knowledge

- Proficient in English language, any foreign language would be an advantage (not essential).

- Strong business acumen and ability to apply business knowledge.

- Should have good organizational and planning abilities including the ability to deal with/work under pressure and tight deadlines.

- Should be able to communicate effectively and have excellent negotiation skills.

- Should be able to lead, develop and motivate teams.

- Should have excellent presentation skills.

- Should demonstrate initiative and have the ability to build and drive performing teams.


- Should have strong influencing skills.



APPLY 


1. Apply via LinkedIn 

http://linkedin.com/in/thiyagarajakumarramaswamy


2. Apply Via Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/public/Thiyagarajakumar-Ramaswamy-Phd-Mime-Theatre


3. Apply Via email
- leadershipstageprofile@gmail.com



The opportunity extends to your friends and Colleagues who have the skill and potential to WIN as a excelling position. 

We look forward to hearing from you at the earliest. 

Cheers....
Thiyagarajakumar Ramaswamy B.Tech,MBA,MBL, PGDHRL,PGDCRL ,PGDIPRL,Phd In Mime Theatre,PH.d In QREM Education Policy and Leadership ,SAP, PMP,IJCTC, CPRW, CPCC,CEIP,Certified Master Coach 

Director/Mentor/Coach 

Leadership Stage - Kalaanantarupah Group

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