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TypeJob
ClassFull-time
Date3/15/2017
CompanyARRIS
TitleCommunications Manager
RegionMetro Atlanta and North Georgia
CitySuwanee
StateGA
Web Site www.arris.com
Company Profile

A TECHNOLOGY COMPANY WITH A HUMAN POINT OF VIEW.

As a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology, we continually work with our customers to transform entertainment and communications to solve the most pressing challenges of 21st century communications.

Summary 
Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop the change vision and change management strategy and plan, in partnership with senior leadership, PMO, work stream leads and change management support partner 
  • Ensure the appropriate change leadership is in place and that leaders at all levels can articulate the vision of the program, and are active and committed in supporting the changes 
  • Provide direction for the change management work stream activities that align with the overall program vision, including scope, schedule, activities, resources and budget 
  • Escalate and help manage resolution of change management related challenges, issues, dependencies, risks, etc. 
  • Obtain appropriate reviews and approvals for change management deliverables 
  • Provide ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of the various change program activities, and recommend plan adjustments where necessary
Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or similar 
  • Minimum of 5 years of Communications or Public Relations experience developing and implementing communications plans and programs

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process 
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools 
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, as evidenced by past experience and writing samples. 
  • Strong verbal communications skills, as well as excellent presentation skills 
  • Ability to identify, assess, understand and make appropriate recommendations to meet employee communication needs 
  • Excellent project management, problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously 
  • Excellent active listening skills 
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences 
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal 
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization 
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges 
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts 
  • Change management certification or designation desired 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years of Communications or Public Relations
Compensation & Benefits 
 

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