Senior Specialist Employee Communication
Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
4 dagen geleden

Are you searching for a job in Employee Communication in achanging environment? Interested in working for the most international companyin the world?

We are looking for you!

With 380,000 people in over 220 countries and territories worldwide,we’re reaching more people than ever. And, as we’re already thinking about whatthe world in 2050 might look like, we’re preparing for the logistics challengesthat lie ahead.

Because we’re not only delivering packages. It’s our goal tobring joy and prosperity to the people we serve. Everywhere. Every day.

DHL Express, a member of our family of divisions, has multipleShared Service Centers around the world. The largest Shared Service Centers arebased in Malaysia, Costa Rica and in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Next tooffering Financial Shared Services to Europe, the Center in Maastricht is knownfor its global financial expertise, innovation and tailor made customersolutions.

As one of the world’s largest and most innovative employers, wetake special pride in our people. We’re a global company that values diversity,ambition and a collaborative can-do attitude.

And that offers you all thesupport you need to make your career as rewarding as possible. The SharedService Center in Maastricht offers employment to over 450 employees, with 25nationalities, who speak 34 languages, and with an average age of 34 years.

Join us now and realize your full potential.

As Senior Specialist Employee Communication you are part of thelocal HR team in Maastricht consisting out of 9 colleagues.

We are anexperienced, engaged and diverse team of professionals from different agegroups, nationalities and each with unique expertise's.

We are responsible forsupporting the Shared service center in all areas of the HR field, including;Communication & Engagement, Compensation & Benefits, Learning &Development, Talent Management, Recruitment & Employer Branding, Health,Safety & Wellbeing, Performance Management, HR Reporting & Analytics,HR Services etc.


Leading the employee communications strategy and roadmap topositively and accurately represent company's operations, values and brand toits employees in line with business needs, employee requirements, Groupguidelines and policies


Within the HR team we are looking for a Senior Specialist EmployeeCommunication who is full of energy and passion! In this role you report intothe HR Manager and we expect you to be responsible for a wide range of activitiesthat have direct impact on how our employees experience the company.

This iswhat you will do :

You will implement employeecommunications plans and processes to communicate effectively with employees intime and within budget

You will prepare business unitspecific communication plans and campaigns including topics, target groups,timings, channels, etc.

based on business relevant analysis

Support internal employeecommunication activities related to administration of the labor laws, laboragreements, internal regulations agreements, etc.

Implement an effective feedbacksystem along with various regular communications such as newsletters,magazines, etc.

Prepare and distribute material suchas newsletters, brochures, handbooks, conference and seminar materials, andbenefit and compensation communications through various forms includingtraditional print form, electronically, online technologies etc.

Prepare and review quality andcontent of employee related communications to be published in various materials

Implement communications plansincluding global campaigns to achieve maximum exposure and awareness of keyemployee messages related to organization's policies, programs and managementgoals

Maintain a continuous dialog withbusiness managers to identify relevant internal communication topics and adviseon the selection of media / formats and communication content

Recommend enhancements to existing internalcommunications formats and prepare designs for new target group specificcommunications formats

Impart expertise and advise atrelevant meetings for effective internal communications

Cooperate, negotiate with and manageexternal service providers such as agencies to implement communication plans

Identify,develop and implement appropriate process and quality standards in internalcommunications to enhance effectiveness and efficiency


You need to have a finished Master’s degree in Communications or equivalent.

We are looking for someone with 5+ years of experience leading employee communication in a complex, international, business environment

Someone with lots of positive energy, a drive to deliver and a willingness to learn and try new things.

This is a single contributor role, which means that you need to lead employee communications on your own under limited supervision and that you will work independently on all communication initiatives and programs solely.

Therefore you need to be pro-active and on top of your planning and admin.

We expect you to think ahead, plan and be creative, but also to develop materials and execute them.

Exceptional communications skills (verbal and written) are a precondition! Therefore, you need to feel confident in writing engaging pieces of content, but also dare to facilitate and present in front of groups.

Your English has to be excellent (fluent / native).


You will work for the most international company in the world and be part an independent team of professionals who all have their own expertise within the field of HR & Communications

An onboarding you will never forget and access to various learning and development platforms throughout your DHL career

A chance to join in on international events where you will meet your colleagues from all around the world

A job within a company that really pays attention to our environment (Go Green initiatives)

A benefits package that includes a competitive salary, bonus incentives and a pension scheme based on a defined contribution plan (and location)

Contributions and discounts to various insurances, activities and products that support your wellbeing (sports)

RCS grade J

Recruitment procedure

Please apply by sending your CV and motivation letter in English. Please note that we will conduct our interviews both digitally (1st round) as well as face to face (2nd round).

Non EU applicants

Please inform us whether you have been granted a working permit. This enables us to simplify and accelerate the recruitment process.

Questions? Please contact Tanja Ramakers (Recruiting HR-BP tanja.ramakers or Stefan Terpstra (HR manager -stefan.terpstra

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for then we would love to hear from you!

We are looking forward to your application!

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