Legal & External Affair Manager Employment Opportunity – British American Tobacco (BAT)

 

Job Title:    Legal & External Affair
Manager

Organization:  British American Tobacco (BAT)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

British American
Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold
in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries. Our portfolio
includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike,
Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands,
such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555. Alongside our
traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer
consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next
Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and
tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer
solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and
Voke.

 

Job Summary:  The Legal & External Affair Manager will
be in charge of driving market engagement strategy with key internal and
external stakeholders to help shape the local business environment and execute
global engagement strategies as appropriate. Drive and coordinate the
development and implementation of our AIT strategy for Uganda.

 

 Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Understand
business priorities and develop appropriate internal & external Government
Affairs, Corporate Affairs, Anti-Illicit Trade strategy and plan

·       
Identify
and manage relationships with key stakeholders in order to execute engagements

·       
Manage
execution of the internal & external engagement strategy and plan

·       
Ensure
compliance with Group policies, positions and standards

·       
Provide
the business with timely regulatory insights/updates to support decision-making

·       
Provide
leadership and drive the AIT Strategy to implement a coherent engagement plan
with key stakeholders to tackling the issue of illicit trade in Uganda

·       
Ability
to engage 3rd party stakeholders and build awareness of the external
environment inside the company

·       
Lead the
Regulation, Corporate Affairs & AIT agenda within the Uganda and Rwanda
businesses

·       
Strong
business acumen in order to advise the business on how to deliver results
whilst managing business and reputational risk

·       
Ability
to advocate the business agenda in a straightforward and compelling way to
internal and external stakeholders

·       
Coaches
and supports team in order to develop great talent

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a degree in Economics, Law, Public Policy, Political
Science, International Relations

·       
Five
years of work experience in a similar role within Government, international
institution or FMCG

·       
Working
knowledge of public affairs, trade blocs and fiscal policy generally.

·       
Ability
to apply basic project management principles to campaign execution

·       
Excellent
interpersonal and both oral & written communication skills

·       
Appropriate
level of maturity to provide credibility at senior levels externally and
internally

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.

 

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