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Internal Communication Business Partner | Lineas

You develop an effective, comprehensive and innovative communication plan to support the company’s ambition to realize the modal shift: - You translate the company strategic plan into an effective communication plan for the very diverse and physically widespread group of train drivers and field operators in the different Lineas stations. - You ensure that all work related information (operational instructions, team related information, ….) reach the employees in the most effective way. - You coach line management in strengthening their communication skills & talents and give support to the operational line management within the operations organization to improve change management effectiveness.

Full Time
Manager/Senior
Master's or long-term degree
French, Dutch, English
Sectors: Transport and Storage - Materials
Functions: Marketing Communications
Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Goods transport by train will become increasingly more important in the future. It is far less detrimental to the environment and mobility than road transport. Furthermore, it is often safer and more efficient.
Lineas is one of the largest European private enterprises in the area of goods transport by rail.
We therefore believe that it is our responsibility to convince companies to opt for the modal shift away from the road towards more goods by rail.
We carry out that ambitious task with the best products, innovative services, a large fleet and a great deal of passion and input for our customers. We want to grow and make a real difference on an international scale.

As part of the Internal Communications function based in Brussels, you will work mainly within the business operations organisation located in Antwerp, Charleroi, Gent, Liège, etc.
You will operate as a Business Partner to your client area, acting as a trusted advisor to senior stakeholders by working with them to understand their business direction and priorities and leading communications interventions that support them. You will be the entry point to the Internal Communications function.
You will work closely with the Communications colleagues to ensure activity is aligned and coordinated and that best practices are shared.

What you will have to do

  • You screen & map and evaluate the existing communication flows, messages, communication channels and tools.
  • You develop and implement a communication strategy that includes optimal communication processes, based on clear objectives, messages using the appropriate channels and tools to reach each of the target audiences.
  • You upgrade the communication skills of the operational organisation, coach and inspire teams to realize the company’s strategy. 
  • Together with line management, you help coordinate all kind of communication and facilitate cooperation with all involved stakeholders.

What you must be able to do 

  • You are a constructive change enabler, coach and challenger
  • You are a real team player, partnering internal stakeholders and creating a strong internal network 
  • You actively promote a ‘one-company’ culture
  • You are comfortable working in a matrix model

Your profile

  • Master degree or equivalent in communication and media studies are required
  • Minimum 5-10 years of communication experience with minimum 3 years of relevant experience in communication to operational teams & coaching of operational line management
  • Your are fluent in French & Dutch. A good knowledge of English is a plus
  • Ability to think at the same time strategically and take into account operational reality
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Strong affinity with all new media
  • Team player and you like to work with, challenge and coach other people
  • Flexible (hours & different workplaces within Belgium & occasionally abroad)
  • You are mobile and willing to spend a considerable amount of time in the different field locations 
  • Well organized and able to prioritize in a context of changing priorities
  • Change management skills

What we offer

  • You get the chance to grow and to launch your career in a booming company.
  • You get attractive pay with fine fringe benefits.
  • You will be joining a young and dynamic company. Things move forward rapidly, with all sorts of constant changes, opening up prospects for your career at all times. 
  • We give you thorough training from the outset together with all the coaching you need to get started, and subsequently every opportunity to develop your talents further. 
  • You may work independently and free of the boundaries of time – even from home or at a location that is better suited now and then.
About Lineas
http://www.lineas.net
jobs@lineas.net
Koning Albert II-laan 37
1030 Bruxelles BE
Goods transport by train will become increasingly more important in the future. It is far less detrimental to the environment and mobility than road transport. Furthermore, it is often safer and more efficient. Lineas is one of the largest European private enterprises in the area of goods transport by rail.
Job Location
Boulevard du Roi Albert II, Brussels, Belgium

Contacts

Recruiter Manager
  • Barbara Hault
  • Recruitement & Selection Manager

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