External Affairs Manager Job In Dubai

Key Responsibilities

Manage and develop the organization’s corporate affairs approach in the ME in co-ordination with Head of CLA.

Develop an effective working relationship with Regional & Group corporate Affairs, within Group CLA, to ensure that all aspects of trade and regional engagement are harmonised with Group’s political engagement strategy and direction and vice versa.

Manage ME corporate affairs planning process.

Ensure that all corporate affairs strategies encapsulate our commercial interests and translate these into engagement and activity plans.

Develop & execute campaign plans as needed to address policy issues including excise and regulations on NGP and FMC.

Develop and lead a program of stakeholder engagement.

Update the business on regulatory developments impacting business areas.

Continuously monitor and assess the regulatory environment to identify potential developments and trends and where necessary provide strategic advice to the organization’s management team

Ensure that the organization operates within the legal framework.

Build effective relationships with industry personnel, business partners, suppliers, relevant industry bodies and other FMCG businesses.

Manage all stakeholders and represent the company in all related meeting.

Key Requirements:

Minimum 7 years in stakeholder management – ideally government agencies.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint and Excel

Legislative processes

Geopolitical knowledge

Fluent spoken and written English

Fluent spoken and written Arabic

Excellent Stakeholder management and communication skills

Detail oriented, motivated and outside the box thinking, highly driven.

Ability to work on own initiative.

Mackenzie Jones Middle East has decades of recruitment expertise in various industry sectors. Along with a deep understanding of key market sectors and regions, we never forget to treat clients, companies and candidates as individuals who have unique needs.
So we always listen, constantly learn, occasionally challenge and frequently advise. Its all part of a service renowned for its courtesy, consideration and dedication. Based in Dubai since 2006, our office covers the GCC and Levant countries and with the right regional expertise, we are the leading specialists.
Were growing rapidly because people appreciate our honesty, commitment and results.

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