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Issue & Crisis Manager (Europe)

Issue & Crisis Manager (Europe)

Interested in defending and protecting the reputation of RB? As the Issue & Crisis Manager (Europe). You'll have the freedom to tell our story and to take issue and crisis management to the next level. 

Slough, Berkshire 
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


As the Issue & Crisis Manager (Europe) you'll have the freedom to tell our story and to take issue and crisis management to the next level. You will play a key role in upskilling RB to prepare for, respond to and recover from incidents and crisis.

Planning and delivering comms strategies that enhance culture and improve performance, you’ll be;

  • Leading incident & crisis management for Europe across all brands in close alignment with Global Media Relations and Global External Affairs as well as key business partners such as e.g. Quality, Safety, Regulatory, Legal and Corporate Security Leadership
  • Supporting local leadership teams in mitigating issues and managing incidents on a need basis
  • Engaging with the European business/functional executives to solicit feedback and updates during global crisis, to ensure that region/country-specifics are covered
  • The point of contact to Europe based Corporate Communication Teams  as well as support agencies to effectively manage RBs response

Crisis Preparedness

  • Roleholder will lead the training curriculum for Europe on issue & crisis management and communication training by deploying training and exercise programs across the region
  • Support the maintenance of a web-based tool for common issue preparedness and crisis management tools
  • Benchmark best internal and external practices for issue and crisis management development and execution
  • Establish and maintain a crisis manager network across Europe to synthesize crisis management standards, plans, trainings, skills and capabilities.

You'll succeed if you...

  • Have a a proven track record on issues and crisis management
  • Have proven writing, public speaking and editing skills, as well as ability to work with a variety of traditional and social media
  • Possess solid judgment / temperament in dealing with confidential and sensitive information and issues
  • Understand the importance of strong time management, with ability to adapt in a fast-paced work environment
  • Are a team player and have strong collaboration skills to blend into a multicultural, multi-functional work environment
  • Have excellent project management skills

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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