• Communications Manager (m/f)

  • Overview

    HAVI is a global, privately owned company focused on innovating, optimizing and managing the supply chains of leading brands. Offering services in marketing analytics, packaging, supply chain management and logistics, HAVI partners with companies to address challenges big and small across the supply chain, from commodity to customer. Founded in 1974, HAVI employs more than 10,000 people and serves customers in more than 100 countries. HAVI’s supply chain services are complemented by the customer engagement services offered by our affiliated company The Marketing Store. For more information, please visit HAVI.com. 


    In this Communications Manager role, you will be responsible for driving the planning and execution of communications initiatives in support of the business strategies, with focus on supporting internal communications and digital communications activities. You will also develop content for external digital channels (social media and web) and sales enablement tools. Partners with internal subject matter experts and communications and marketing colleagues to drive employee engagement and behaviors that support business results and our employee value proposition. *The role can be based from your home office within the Belgium/Netherlands region.


     Additional responsibilities in this exciting role:

    • Develop and execute initiative-specific internal communication plans, particularly related to changes, program and initiatives for HAVI's Logistics Service Line
    • Support relevant content creation for social media, including managing the Logistics service lines editorial calendar, writing content and guiding the development of visuals and other creative assets on platforms including Twitter, LinkedIn, Vimeo, Glassdoor
    • Support content creation for PR and Marketing Communications materials, including, but not limited to press releases, product overviews, case studies, white papers, presentations, conference materials, newsletters.
    • Support the ongoing implementation of HAVI’s Digital Workplace including the management and development of Logistics content for the corporate intranet
    • Acts as a ‘Digital Ambassador’ to develop tools that support communication capability/digital literacy among employees in the Logistics service line
    • Partner with internal customers and subject matter experts to identify messages and develop effective content
    • Partner with communication colleagues and external vendors as needed to execute variety of communication tools and channels
    • Coordinate the development and delivery of internal communications across the Logistics regions and functions to ensure alignment, consistency, and sharing of best practices
    • Assist with development and execution of internal and external meetings and events as needed
    • Track metrics to evaluate effectivness of communication programs and tools
    • Manage project costs

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or equivalent) in communications, journalism or related field
    • 5 years or more of experience in communications
    • Global experience preferred and comfort working digitally/remotely across multiple time zones
    • Expert in the use of Office 365 programs, Adobe Pro; experience with Drupal, Newsweaver (Poppulo) and Adobe InDesign a plus
    • Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Industry background a plus
    • Strong business writing and editing skills
    • Ability to develop and drive initiative-specific communication plans
    • Excellent English language skills (spoken and written)
    • Strong skills and experience in social media and digital execution
    • Experience in the execution of different communication channels (print, video, presentations, meetings)
    • Strong collaboration skills and ability to interact effectively with internal customers of all levels
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Initiative, persistence and a continuous learning mindset



    • Varied and interesting field of work
    • Responsible task with plenty of leeway
    • Collegial working atmosphere
    • Open company culture

    Contact Information

    Interested? First questions will be answered by Gwendy Krijger under Gwendy.Krijger(at)havi.com.


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