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Communications Specialist

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The Communications Specialist for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Communications Team at the company’s Aberdeen office.

Specific roles and responsibilities;

    Reporting to the manager, Internal Communications in Houston with advisory support from manager, Commercial, Communications & Public Affairs in Aberdeen, this person will serve as a key member of the Corporate Communications and Public Affairs team assisting in the development of key messages, operating area-specific messages and communications strategy.
    Maintain awareness of operational activities through relationships, meeting attendance, field office and site visits.
    Coordinate with corporate team and other operating area leads to standardise communication efforts and share best practices across the globe. 
    Serve as an adviser to the operating area leadership both onshore and offshore on operating area-specific messaging to employees. 
    Research, develop, write and edit communications including internal announcements, feature stories, video outlines, emails and strategic plans.
    Act as the primary distributor of mass operating area employee communications via internal channels including email, intranet and digital signs.
    Produce quality work products through approval processes, fact-checking and proof reading.
    Lead operating area specific change management communication and coordinate with Business Process Optimisation team on organisational transformation communication planning and deliverables. 
    Develop strategic communication campaign plans to promote and advance organisational initiatives, goals and priorities.
    Collaborate with the Creative and Internal Communications teams to create engaging pieces that support communication goals and uphold Apache’s brand. 
    Coordinate local photography or videography when needed for campaign-based communications. 
    Interact with departments, with special emphasis on offshore, throughout the operating area and identify opportunities for these departments to share their stories across the corporation. 
    Provide story ideas and content to corporate Internal Communications team. 
    Write and edit wide variety of communications with excellence, creativity and accuracy. 
    Coordinate tailored delivery of corporate communications to local employee audiences. 
    Coordinate publishing via consolidated editorial calendar for steady stream of global and local communications.
    Lead local employee communication by assisting country manager and local leadership with engagement strategy to include regular leadership communications, town halls and feedback opportunities, increasing internal networking opportunities for employees.
    Lead local Live Events in Microsoft teams including event outline, prep sessions and actual event. 
    Assist in managers’ communication efforts within the operating area by promoting use of Apache Communications Toolkit with leadership team; providing guidance and increasing awareness of corporate messaging efforts at local level. 
    Act as point person and liaison for the operating area’s representation in the Apache Communications Leadership Council. 
    Support the department during crisis training, drills or actual events.
    Support in editing or proofreading external communications.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

Relevant degree qualification. 
A self-starter with previous internal communications experience in a similar role.

Competencies

The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity


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