Government Affairs Manager Jobs Vacancy in Gumtree Johannesburg
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Assumes principal responsibility for the day-to-day interface with government and regulatory institutions in Africa as part of the overall EMEA business strategy. Develops relationships with national government officials, enhancing corporate reputation through direct contact and representation of corporate positions. Identifies, analyzes and recommends possible corporate positions involving proposed legislation or regulation impacting the company’s products and / or the direct selling channel of distribution. Directly advocates the agreed corporate positions in coordination with contract lobbyists (where applicable), local and regional management, as well as with industry trade associations.
Ensures regulatory and public policy developments are favorable to the company’s commercial interests. Learn about the company, its operational culture, its key objectives and business plans and the pivotal role of independent members, to effectively communicate and defend the company’s interests. Develop sound credibility and support with key targeted government, regulatory and enforcement officials in Africa. Utilize relationships developed, to enhance corporate reputation and to present the company’s position on legislative and public policy issues of importance to the company, its members and products.
Represent HLF to appropriate officials on issues of global significance to the company, such as the current work of Codex Alimentarius, Free Trade Agreements under negotiation and other tariff and trade matters. Provide regular detailed legal assessments of the commercial implications of proposed national regulation & legislation. Discuss these with the regional Director and devise and implement strategies to protect and advance the company’s interests. In association with HLF Team colleagues, represent the company on the board and in working groups of professional and trade associations covering Direct Selling, food supplements, cosmetics, the American Chamber of Commerce and other business organizations, agreed as part of the business plan.
Foster good industry relationships to align industry positions with those of the company. Build industry alliances to further promote the company’s business and to strengthen the effectiveness and advocacy work of targeted national trade associations, helping to create them where necessary. Proactively collaborate with other functional departments to resolve legal, technical, scientific or policy queries surrounding external and distributor issues. Provide regular weekly briefing reports to internal management at EMEA and country level, distilling complex regulatory and legislative issues into clear, concise business messages.
- Take an active role in assuming projects on an individual and team basis in support of specific departmental and corporate objectives. Provide support for the WRGIA Team operating regionally and globally. DUCATION: Minimum Matric 3-5 years experience dealing with African political institutions 3-5 years experience in industry and/or public policy developments University degree(s) in Law, Business, Political Science, Nutrition, Public Health or related field Good command of English language Please email your cv to firstname.lastname@example.org if you meet the above requirements