8 Nov 2019

Government Affairs Manager at British American Tobacco

Welcome to JobwebKenya.com. This website helps you to achieve your career dream by linking you to vacancies from Top Companies in Kenya. Job Seekers are also exposed to best articles for career growth and development. Click Here to Subscribe for Job Alerts We strongly advise graduates not to pay money before getting a Job. Report fraudulent jobs to [email protected]

DO NOT PAY MONEY BEFORE GETTING A JOB!!. JOBWEB KENYA DOES NOT RECRUIT!! BE WARNED!!


  • Understand business priorities and develop an appropriate engagement strategy and plan for Government Affairs, more specifically PRRPs
  • Manage execution of the internal & external strategy and plan
  • Ensure compliance with Group policies, positions and standards
  • Engage with key stakeholders in the market
  • Build the corporate reputation in ECA in particular with business and regulatory stakeholders

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Ability to identify and engage stakeholders and build awareness of the external environment inside the company
  • Lead the Regulation and Corporate Affairs agenda within ECA for PRRPs (Potentially Reduced Risk Products)
  • Strong business acumen, advising the business to deliver results whilst managing business and reputational risk
  • Ability to advocate the Business agenda in a straightforward and compelling way to internal/external stakeholders

Functional Competencies:

  • Broad knowledge of the tobacco control issues and deep knowledge of PRRPs
  • Ability to understand and shape the external environment
  • Credibility and ability to engage and influence senior external stakeholders
  • Clear and compelling written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to deliver robust local campaigns
  • Understanding of business reputational risk and ensure BAT high standards are met at all times.

Relationships:

  • Periodic engagement with the Area Leadership team
  • Area LEX team
  • Area Marketing Team
  • Collaboration with colleagues within the local LEX Team and other Cross-functional working with BAT
  • External stakeholders operating within government, LEA, NGOs, industry partners, activists, media
  • 3rd Party consultants and advisors

Qualifications

  • A degree in Economics, Law, Public Policy, Political Science, International Relations
  • Working knowledge of public affairs, trade blocs and regulatory processes
  • Ability to apply basic project management principles to campaign execution
  • At least 5 years’ work experience in a similar role within Government, international institution or FMCG
  • Excellent interpersonal and both oral & written communication skills
  • Appropriate level of maturity to provide credibility at senior levels externally and internally

How to Apply

Click here to Apply






Dont Miss Latest Jobs In Kenya. Subscribe Today. CLICK HERE




Apply for this Job