Internal Communications Specialist II

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Marketing & Communications
Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

Job Description

About Thermo Fisher Scientific:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 130,000 colleagues delivers an unrivalled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

Job Title: Communications and Community Engagement Specialist II.

Reports to: Sr Communications Manager, GBS Shared Services

Band: 5

Group / Division: Global Business Services

Position Location: Manila, Philippines

How will you make an impact?

GBS Shared Services is a global, customer-centric team of 1200+ colleagues in four countries (Costa Rica, Hungary, Phillipines and the UK), with the vision to transform how we work at Thermo Fisher Scientific. The Communications and Community Engagement Specialist II. role will support our GBS Shared Services Site in Manila, reporting to the Global GBS Shared Services Sr Communications manager.

The Communications and Community Engagement Specialist II. role is responsible for championing local site culture and handling internal communications, including the production and coordination of employee communications at the GBS Manila site.

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about driving growth, fostering innovation, and making a meaningful impact. As a key member of our team, you will have the chance to leverage your expertise and tactical mindset to shape and elevate our organization. Join us in this exciting new position and be a part of our journey towards continued success and excellence.

What will you do?

  • Support the GBS Manila site by driving key communication initiatives and through the maintenance of all internal communications channels (intranet, monthly newsletter, Viva Engage screens, etc)
  • Work closely with local Business Resource Groups and champion site events together with the GBS Leadership Team, to nurture a strong internal culture.
  • Support various internal and external events from a communications perspective.
  • Work in close partnership with the Sr Communications Manager in GBS and a global communications team, to develop and implement internal communication and employee engagement strategies and plans.
  • Support employee communications through numerous channels, including print, e-mail, video, intranet and other channels that may not yet be in use.
  • Support employee involvement in the company’s social responsibility initiatives.
  • Manage third-party vendors, including agencies, designers, printers and freelancers, and associated budgets to ensure effective use of services.

How will get there?

  • Bachelor’s degree (communication, marketing, PR, media)
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively in English (both written and spoken)
  • Proven track record of successfully handling communications activities in a business environment.
  • Experience in social media platforms, intranet content development and other communication technologies.
  • Ability to manage a number of programs/projects simultaneously in fast-paced environment.
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, proactive, able to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite of tools, SharePoint, Canva
  • High personal integrity, and a team player, who can work on their own initiative
  • Solution oriented, resourceful, performing well under pressure
  • Highly articulate, confident and persuasive
  • Commitment to company values: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the

basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected

veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.