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  • Posted: Sep 6, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified

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    Corporate Affairs Manager

    Job ID:  23358
    Location: Victoria Island
    Professional area: Corporate Affairs & Communications
    Contract type: Permanent
    Professional level: Experienced

    Position Purpose
    Reporting to the Corporate Affairs & Communication Director West Africa, the CA Manager is responsible for implementing the cluster's Corporate Affairs & Communication strategy for:

    • Regulatory Monitoring
    • Stakeholder Engagament
    • Government relations
    • Corporate and Media Communication

    Main Areas Of Responsibility
    Regulatory Monitoring:

    • Anticipates and monitors developments of tobacco-control and fiscal policy developments such as excise tax. Provide a basic assessment of their potential implications.
    • Pro-actively highlights issues to the Corporate Affairs & Communications (CA&C) Manager such that anticipated challenges are addressed in a timely manner.

    Stakeholder Engagement:

    • Develops and maintains up to date stakeholder maps used to implement pre-determined CAC strategies.
    • Represents JTI at local trade, business association meetings and industry programmes. Ensures that JTI's views and positions are well represented.

    Government Relations:

    • Active engagement with officials of relevant Ministries, Agencies & Departments (MDAs) to drive opportunities where JTI's positions and solutions can be effectively presented towards a reasonable and feasible regulatory environment.

    Media and Corporate Communications:

    • Content development and production of JTI's West Afrcia newsletter.
    • Assists in preparing engagement tools such as talking points, press releases, presentations, background profiles etc
    • Media monitoring: Daily scouring of reputable news sources, prepare and file relevant press clippings.
    • Prepare weekly media coverage report highlighting relevant news reports over the period.

    Localizing global/Regional Regulatory Initiatives:

    • Assists in localizing and global/regional CA&C priorities in line with developing local strategies as and when required. The objective is to ensure the effective implementation and roll-out of global/regional initiatives and strategies in line with local market environment.
    • Other duties as may be assigned by the CA&C Director WA

    Qualifications, Experience & Skills

    • Bachelor degree preferably in Media & Communication, Political Science, Law or Business Administration.
    • Minimum 3 years managerial experience in Public Affairs or Corporate Affairs & Communications, preferably in a regulated FMCG industry.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Advanced Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Power Point, Excel) is required.
    • High level of adaptability to diverse and fast changing environments.
    • High Level of general/current affairs Knowledge. Proven strong interpersonal skills, and a team player
    • High level of relationship building. High level of  cultural sensitivity , and sense of prudence
    • High degree of tact and confidentiality
    • Strong reporting, analytical and negotiating skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Japan Tobacco International (JTI) on to apply
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