Chief Communicator, Group Internal and Leadership Communication, any Nordic country

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København, Denmark
10. juli 2019
26. juli 2019
Chief Communicator, Group Internal and Leadership Communication, any Nordic country

We are looking for 2 Chief Communicators with substantial experience in change and leadership communication. This is an opportunity for you to help drive a broad capability uplift to Nordea's 4,500 leaders as they deliver Nordea's change agenda across the business.

It's an exciting time to be joining Nordea. Group Communication and Branding (GCB) is making strategic changes to strengthen communication across Nordea, improve our brand across all markets and build strong employee engagement. We're now ready to take the next step in building a strong leadership and change communication set-up to support leaders in driving change across Nordea.

Your future responsibilities

You will join the Change and Leadership communication team; a small group of passionate professionals within Group Internal and Leadership communication (GILC), responsible for driving change and leadership communications across Nordea.

You will be responsible for managing, driving, and delivering strategic change and leadership programmes across Nordea. You already possess in-depth professional knowledge of communication and are experienced in advising and driving strategic communication from a similar position in a fast-paced, demanding and global environment.

In this role, you as Chief Communicator, will be working in a high-performance culture, while nurturing a network of important stakeholders. This role calls for an exceptional communicator, able to navigate in a complex organisation and highly aware of 'bigger picture' priorities.

You will report directly to Head of Programme & Transformation Communication and will have close interaction with leaders and stakeholders working across the Nordics and Poland.

What you'll be doing:
  • Develop, advise and drive effective strategic change communication projects across Nordea
  • Design, deliver and own the strategic direction for leadership communication training across Nordea
  • 1:1 leadership coaching to leaders at all levels of the business
  • Be a strong ambassador for internal communication, working in alignment with the GILC strategic priorities
  • Manage important stakeholders across all Nordic countries and Poland
  • Ensure communication is consistent, high quality and relevant to key stakeholders.

The role can be based in any of the Nordic countries.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You're dependable, willing to speak up - even when it's difficult - and committed to empowering others.

To build a successful career with us, you'll work well with others and always act with the customers' ultimate interests in mind. You love learning and trying new things, and you're excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You're honest and dependable, willing to speak up even when it's difficult, and committed to empowering others. You have a strong work ethic and are passionate about doing a great job.

Your profile and background:

We're looking for 2 exceptional communicators with a minimum of 10 years of experience in corporate communication with a large, international corporation, and potentially with experience from a communication consultancy. You have a Master's degree in Communications or the equivalent
  • Motivated and optimistic team-player who is self-driven and prepared to work collaboratively as part of a high-performance team
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills; a natural and confident relationship builder and strong at stakeholder management
  • Proactive, robust with a strong personal drive and energy, always on top of things and aware of developments and upcoming challenges - and not afraid of making a quick decision when needed
  • 10 years' in-depth experience from working with strategic change and leadership communication in a matrix organisation with high business complexity and preferable multi-cultural dimensions across multiple Nordic locations
  • Proven experience in designing training, delivering training and 1:1 coaching of leaders in communication
  • Proficiency across a range of communication channels - including traditional and digital
  • Possess the right balance of political and business acumen to manoeuvre wisely among and collaborate with all parts of the organisation
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills; a natural and confident relationship builder and strong at stakeholder management
  • Ability to prioritise work pragmatically, and with a business mindset
  • Native level proficiency in English both spoken and written with the ability to write and communicate in a way that connects with your audiences (Native English speakers are encouraged)

If this sounds like you, we look forward to welcoming you to the team!

More information

You have until 26 July to send us your application.

For more information about the position, you are welcome to contact Rebecca Stewart-Serger,

We believe that diversity improves team performance. Therefore, we strive to form teams with a mix of people of different genders and ages, and with different backgrounds and experiences.

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To all recruitment agencies: Please note, we don't accept unsolicited resumes for any of our positions. All contact regarding agency resumes should be directed to Nordea Talent Acquisition handling everything related to recruitment.

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