Corporate Affairs Director - North Asia
Consultant Vera Shen
Date posted 11 June 2018No.1539 West Nanjing Road Shanghai 200040 Robert Walters China
To support the businesses commercial strategy in North Asia by leading government engagement and corporate communications for the region by: building relationships with key agencies, officials regulators and local authorities; identifying, prioritising and responding to key regulatory issues; increasing advocacy efforts and building relationships with third parties and supporting the business to build a positive corporate image for North Asia.
- Building relationships with priority local, provincial and national government agencies, officials, regulators and local authorities.
- Identifying proposed regulatory risks and changes, including technical regulatory changes, assessing the impact on using Brand's risk profile, and determining an appropriate response on behalf of company.
- Leading the resolution of regulatory issues in collaboration with other relevant parts of the business, including Legal & Governance and business partners, where relevant.
- Supporting the establishment of Brand positions on key regulatory and public policy issues (global and regional).
- Identifying appropriate organisations and third parties (including other industry members, suppliers and customers) to engage with, in order to improve stakeholder and government relations and support commercial strategy.
- Ensuring the business engages with government officials, agencies and regulators in a manner consistent with governance policies, standards, and internal legal obligations.
- Monitoring and influencing public policy initiatives to benefit Brand goals and wine industry’s best interests.
- Informing North Asia and other relevant leadership teams on changes in regulatory environment that could have a material impact on business.
- Determining effective communications, lobbying and coalition building strategies, as a component of wider Government and Industry Relations strategy.
- Identifying areas of collaboration and support through government relations and corporate communications with the IP team and global corporate communications.
- Minimum of 8-10 years relevant experience at a senior organisational level
- Established relationships within PRC local, state and federal agencies, global public policy experience desirable
- Experience and understanding of the intersection between wine businesses, commercial strategy, and the regulation of alcohol
- Experience and understanding of other Asian market governments including Japan
- Extensive experience in government/industry relations
- Experience understanding technical regulatory requirements and willingness to engage in details with local authorities