Internal Communications Consultant at Aspen Insurance Group
Southend on Sea, United Kingdom
September 2015 to Present
S & P Insight Ltd
June 2010 to Present
December 2014 to June 2015
Senior Internal Communications Manager
October 2013 to November 2014
May 2013 to August 2013
Global IM Communications Manager (Interim)
May 2011 to April 2013
Communications Executive (interim)
January 2010 to May 2011
Senior Internal Communications Manager (Interim)
March 2009 to December 2009
May 2008 to October 2008
September 2005 to April 2008
UBS Investment Bank
2000 to 2005
Leading the communications on a major transformation programme within the support functions across Amlin. This involves developing and delivering the communication approach and plan to help the functions better support the strategic business units as they go through this change. Leading the communications on a major transformation programme within the support functions across Amlin. This involves developing and delivering the communication approach and plan to help the functions better support the strategic business units as they go through this change.
What company does Samira Ashraf work for?
Samira Ashraf works for Amlin
What is Samira Ashraf's role at Amlin?
Samira Ashraf is Communications Manager
What industry does Samira Ashraf work in?
Samira Ashraf works in the Insurance industry.
Senior communication practitioner with over 20 years' combined experience in external and internal communication within the public, voluntary and private sectors. For the past 14 years, focusing on internal communication specialising in strategic communication planning, employee engagement, change management and leadership communication.Communications Manager @ Leading the communications on a major transformation programme within the support functions across Amlin. This involves developing and delivering the communication approach and plan to help the functions better support the strategic business units as they go through this change. From September 2015 to Present (3 months) Managing Director @ Providing communications consultancy services for major blue chip companies, developing and delivering communication strategies and plans to address major change initiatives including corporate integrations, leadership restructures, technical reengineering and HR people change programmes. From June 2010 to Present (5 years 6 months) Communications Consultant @ Produced targeted communications - both operational and awareness to global audiences on conduct risk management. From December 2014 to June 2015 (7 months) Senior Internal Communications Manager @ Senior Change Communications Business Partner supporting the Procurement function on a major transformation programme. From October 2013 to November 2014 (1 year 2 months) Change Consultant @ Supported HSBC on a major technical data change programme. From May 2013 to August 2013 (4 months) Global IM Communications Manager (Interim) @ Delivering internal communication, change consultancy advice and support on a range of projects including information security, integration and the implementation of a new SAP system. From May 2011 to April 2013 (2 years) Communications Executive (interim) @ Established a new communication function for Debt, Sales and Research IT, a global function with over 2000 employees. Developed and delivered a programme to improve mid-manager engagement, enhancing strategic capability and providing a structured focus on performance within the function. Coached the leadership team in communication, presentation and leadership skills. From January 2010 to May 2011 (1 year 5 months) Senior Internal Communications Manager (Interim) @ Supported the Director of Internal Communications delivering strategic and tactical interventions during industrial action by the postal service and managing business as usual communication activities for the content and channels teams covering print, digital, film and events. From March 2009 to December 2009 (10 months) Communications Consultant @ Established and managed a new communications function for the Change Directorate which involved developing the communication strategy, recruiting a new team and working with senior leaders in designing new programmes for change initiatives such as Basel II and technology infrastructure change projects. From May 2008 to October 2008 (6 months) Vice President @ Developed and managed the communication strategy for IT Europe which focused on three areas: reward and recognition; knowledge sharing and strategic management programmes. Research practices included identifying stakeholders, analysing demographic changes and then creating initiatives to address the changing needs of internal groups, for example moving to collaborative working, improving manager communication and enhancing productivity within teams. From September 2005 to April 2008 (2 years 8 months) Communications Officer @ Developed and managed a twelve month rolling plan for events and on-line activities aligned to the business objectives to help market and instil key corporate messages. In addition to this, I developed upward communication channels for employees to engage with management more effectively which resulted in improved morale and a stronger team ethic. I also introduced new media tools such as web-based presentations and interactive live 'chat' sessions to complement face-to-face activities. From 2000 to 2005 (5 years) Post Graduate Diploma - Internal Communication Management @ Kingston Business School - Kingston University From 2003 to 2004 BA (hons), Economics, politics and social policy @ Goldsmiths College, U. of London From 1991 to 1994 Samira Ashraf is skilled in: Internal Communications, Stakeholder Management, Strategic Communications, Corporate Communications, Strategy, Crisis Communications, Recruiting, Change Management, Public Relations, Team Building, Strategic Planning, Outsourcing, Business Strategy, Employee Engagement, Management
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
1 year(s), 10 month(s)
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