Advocacy Manager/Lobbyist (Dairy)

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Advocacy Manager/Lobbyist (Dairy)

  • Post Date:February 24, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Agriculture
Job Description

An FMCG is seeking an Advocacy Manager/Lobbyist. This is a new position and the incumbent will be a primary lobbyist for the company in affairs with the government/regulatory authorities. Incumbent will work to advance the priorities of the company with the government. The ideal candidate will have a strong background working in or with the Ministry of Agriculture under the Dairy section. In addition he or she will have a strong understanding and experience with regulatory processes and issues as well as the ability to think strategically and desire to work in a strong team-oriented culture. Knowledge of the dairy industry matters is a must.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Developing strategies to achieve company goals in coordination with senior leadership and shareholders
  • Regular meetings and interfacing with relevant government/Ministry officials and maintaining relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Develop and foster positive working relationships with relevant government departments
  • Conduct regular and consistent tracking, review and monitoring of relevant proposed legislation as well as regulation and policy from government or regulatory agencies.
  • Regular analysis and reporting on legislative developments affecting the sector
  • Attend to all relevant communication from and to government and regulatory authorities
  • Represent the company at assigned meetings with government officials and regulatory authorities.

Your background

  • Msc in Animal Sciences / Animal Nutrition
  • 7+ years experience in Agriculture Ministry under the livestock/dairy section
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze and summarize complex legislation and regulatory documents
  • Understanding of legislative process
  • Proficiency in basic business computer software (Microsoft Suite,)

EMAIL CV to [email protected] by the 27th of February 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.