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Manager, Communications

Req #: 1800001V_en
Location: Singapore, SG
Job Category: Communications
Date Posted: 1/7/2018 9:39:42 PM
Baxter International


About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anaesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

What You’ll Be Doing

The position reports to the Global Communications organization and sits on the leadership team for Emerging Asia. The Cluster Communication Lead is responsible for leading communications in the Emerging Asia region and to ensure alignment and optimizing the value of the communication function in the cluster. The individual provides strategy, planning and execution for internal and external communications and oversight of channels to ensure successful delivery of messages. External communications includes: media relations, issues management, corporate reputation, social responsibility, and product and therapy communications. Internal communications includes: employee communications for the Emerging Asia cluster and executive communications for the APAC Region and Emerging Asia heads.
  • Lead and implement the global communication imperatives in the cluster in alignment with business goals
  • Develop an approach to resource communications support across the cluster as a single communicator
  • Support the Cluster head with executive and employee communications (townhalls, all employee memos, select commercial meetings) and the Region Head for APAC with select executive communications in the APAC region
  • Localize and implement large scale global employee and reputation programs (Baxter 2020, CSR)
  • Lead communication efforts for product launches and therapies awareness across the cluster
  • Lead communication support for issues management across the cluster
  • Cluster and Region spokesperson
  • Oversight of Web and BaxCentral for Emerging Asia
Takes to build a career here
  • Degree in related fields of study (i.e. Communications, Journalism or English). MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of public relations and/or corporate communications experience with healthcare experience (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or medical device). PR agency experience strongly preferred.
  • Innovative, proactive thinker and thought partner, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and results
  • Self-starting strategist and hands-on contributor
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict-resolution skills
  • Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and to anticipate future needs
  • Excellent and persuasive communicator
  • Unparalleled interpersonal skills, with ability to influence and engage peers
Why Baxter

A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

Call to Action

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.



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