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Corporate Affairs & Communication Manager
We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries.
We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.
That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, nine years running.
So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea.
What this position is about – Purpose:
This position will play a key role in implementing corporate affairs strategies and programs, maintaining a strong stakeholder network, and engaging with external parties.
What will you do – Responsibilities:
In this position, the person will:
assist, support and represent the CA&C Director in Corporate Affairs specific topics such as : Regulation (EU TPDII), Tobacco Taxation, Anti Illicit Trade, International Travel Retail) and Compliance programs, stakeholder mapping & relationship management
provide support to the CA&C Director on External Communication/ Media Strategy
provide support to Sustainability & Internal Comms Manager to improve internal communication mix (Website, Intranet, Business TV, corporate newsletters/ magazines/brochure/ materials)
have co-responsibility for the press relations with trade media (press releases & advertisements in close collaboration with Sales & Marketing)
contribute to the development of comprehensive strategies to address new regulatory threats to the business.
cooperate with other departments and other tobacco companies within the National Manufacturer Association
contribute to the preparation of positions on regulatory issues for submission to the government
collaborate with various institutions including Ministries, Parliament and Customs
Manage Community Investment programs and networks
Whom are we looking for – Requirements:
Graduate in Communications, Law, Business School, Politics, Economics
At least 3 years of professional experience in a ministerial or parliamentary office, a consulting firm (audit, advocate, lobbying), an industry association or business in sectors such as food, oil, spirits, soft drinks and pharmaceuticals.
Good written Dutch language skills, fluent English is required
Excellent political, societal and cultural understanding of the country
Experience in highly regulated industries and excise taxation is an asset
Ability to develop and sustain professional relationships with external parties
Deep understanding of governmental decision-making processes is required
Analytical, structured, and pragmatic person who can recognize problems, do the research, and propose appropriate solutions
Good Communication and presentation skills
Ability to work independently in high-pressure environment
Should also be agile and able to quickly adapt strategies to a changing external environment
Enjoy interacting with external parties and confident representing the company and upholding our reputation.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
At JTI we believe in the importance of a good work-life balance while we offer lots of opportunities for development and career progression – across functions and internationally. Maybe that’s one of the reasons why our employees stay in average impressive nine years with us, and we have been certified as Top Employer over thirteen years now. Want to know more about how our employees rate us? Please visit https://www.glassdoor.nl/japantobaccointernational
Next to a rewarding compensation package we offer a range of other perks and benefits:
The opportunity to work 50% of your time outside of the office and 10 days abroad per year
Working from home equipment (e.g., chair, screen, mouse, and keypad)
25 vacation days + 9 so called ADV days on fulltime base
13th month salary
bonus scheme (12,5 %)
Great development and training opportunities based on your ambitions and capabilities
Different engagement activities such as dinners, drinks, social gatherings, parties etc.
Internet allowance and working from home allowance
Company car or mobility allowance (cash for car)
Business laptop and iPhone
Unique Family leave policy (at least 20 weeks fully paid parental leave regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or the way of becoming parents)
What are the next steps in the Recruitment process:
We will review all applications and make sure that every candidate receives a reply within 3 weeks after the application deadline. If we find your profile matches what we are looking for, one of our Talent Advisors from Warsaw will contact you as a first step.
JTI – Japan Tobacco International – is a leading international tobacco company with headquarters in Geneva. As part of the JT-Group, JTI sells its brands in more than 120 countries with around 48,000 employees in over 70 countries worldwide.
JTI is committed to building a more sustainable future. If we are to achieve our targets, sustainability must be part of the mindset of all our employees and be part of our day-to-day decisions.
Find out more at www.jti.com
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
JTI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We celebrate the differences that make us unique, and strongly believe in a world where you have the freedom to express yourself. Where you can be proud and confident no matter who you are. A world in which we are all equal!
That’s why all applicants will receive fair consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, maternity or pregnancy. Want to know more about Diversity and Inclusion at JTI? Please visit https://www.jti.com/about-us/our-business/freedom-be-yourself
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