GM Corporate Reputation


Context of the role

At Contact Energy it’s essential we continue to manage and build upon our great reputation to continue to attract the best people, maintain access to capital and markets, and to win and retain customers.

To ensure the success of this, we’ve created a key senior role to work across the enterprise to execute and align communication strategies.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll be the strategic advisor to the CEO and Leadership Team on issues that impact our reputation ensuring early identification of upcoming issues.
  • You’ll lead our efforts to build our reputation through an effective organisational communications strategy aligned to our Purpose, Tikanga and strategic priorities. You’ll also provide leadership through influence, as our business units have their own communication plans. You’ll be accountable for ensuring the distillation and synthesis of these plans for a whole of Contact view.
  • You’ll lead our engagement with the media including the development and management of a calendar of proactive communication opportunities and media enquiries.
  • You’ll drive our external communications activity, including effective leverage of communication of our sustainability, community and sponsorship properties.
  • You’ll work with the GM Regulatory and Government Relations in developing and maintaining positive government relationships ensuring effective communications of our business position, consistency of messaging and delivery of the company’s preferred outcomes.

How you’ll be successful

  • You’re able to convey information clearly to the CEO and Leadership Team, colleagues and other business units and communicate complex ideas to suit different audiences.
  • You can show us how you have built and maintained relationships with key stakeholders, and how you have influenced, negotiated and managed conflict.
  • Your verbal and written communication abilities are second to none and you’re a savvy corporate navigator.

Types of experience you’ll bring

  • Significant senior communications/media/PR experience, including experience corporate communications, issue and crisis management, messaging, media engagement and the co-ordination of communications across networks of people and stakeholders
  • Strong track record in the delivery of outstanding communications outcomes
  • Integrity and high personal and professional standards
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Understanding of the New Zealand electricity and gas markets would be advantageous

Applications close 12pm Friday 26th July 2019. For any additional information please contact our Talent Team at resourcingteam@contactenergy.co.nz

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Context of the role

At Contact Energy it’s essential we continue to manage and build upon our great reputation to continue to attract the best people, maintain access to capital and markets, and to win and retain customers.

To ensure the success of this, we’ve created a key senior role to work across the enterprise to execute and align communication strategies.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll be the strategic advisor to the CEO and Leadership Team on issues that impact our reputation ensuring early identification of upcoming issues.
  • You’ll lead our efforts to build our reputation through an effective organisational communications strategy aligned to our Purpose, Tikanga and strategic priorities. You’ll also provide leadership through influence, as our business units have their own communication plans. You’ll be accountable for ensuring the distillation and synthesis of these plans for a whole of Contact view.
  • You’ll lead our engagement with the media including the development and management of a calendar of proactive communication opportunities and media enquiries.
  • You’ll drive our external communications activity, including effective leverage of communication of our sustainability, community and sponsorship properties.
  • You’ll work with the GM Regulatory and Government Relations in developing and maintaining positive government relationships ensuring effective communications of our business position, consistency of messaging and delivery of the company’s preferred outcomes.

How you’ll be successful

  • You’re able to convey information clearly to the CEO and Leadership Team, colleagues and other business units and communicate complex ideas to suit different audiences.
  • You can show us how you have built and maintained relationships with key stakeholders, and how you have influenced, negotiated and managed conflict.
  • Your verbal and written communication abilities are second to none and you’re a savvy corporate navigator.

Types of experience you’ll bring

  • Significant senior communications/media/PR experience, including experience corporate communications, issue and crisis management, messaging, media engagement and the co-ordination of communications across networks of people and stakeholders
  • Strong track record in the delivery of outstanding communications outcomes
  • Integrity and high personal and professional standards
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Understanding of the New Zealand electricity and gas markets would be advantageous

Applications close 12pm Friday 26th July 2019. For any additional information please contact our Talent Team at resourcingteam@contactenergy.co.nz

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