Corporate Affairs Manager

Job Title: Corporate Affairs Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney C B D
Start Date: 2019-10-18
Reference: JO-1910-13112
Contact Name: Karen Aldrich
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: October 18, 2019 15:59

Job Description

Our Client

Our client is a not-for-profit company that invests in R&D and marketing to increase the long-term profitability of one of Australia's largest agriculture industries, supporting the farmers. They have offices in key markets around the world to help increase the global demand and market access for the product.

Based in the CBD, close to transport our client offers a positive and engaged environment where you are provided autonomy and the ability to make decisions and see the results of your actions, with excellent work / life balance.

About the role

They are seeking to appoint a new Corporate Affairs Manager, due to an overseas transfer within the organisation.
As the Corporate Affairs Manager, you will be responsible for 3 separate areas of the business:

  • Managing the consultation process with key industry stakeholder groups
  • Manage trade and market access activities
  • Manage government relations and statutory requirements and the Independent Review of Performance

Stakeholder Management

  • Engage relevant industry organisations and keep them updated re the latest activities and outcomes
  • Develop and roll out stakeholder management plan and key milestones
  • Attend regular meetings with industry stakeholders and represent the company at key industry meetings/ annual conferences
  • Manage the consultative panel - milestones, consultation and annual planning cycle
  • Provide Strategic Advice to the business on industry and farmer issues - seeking their views of the farmers, industry associations and stakeholders
  • Providing advise and reporting to the GM

Trade and Market Access

  • Managing trade market activities 

Government Relations

  • Support the leadership team to ensure the organisation meets statutory compliance
  • Coordinating day to day queries from government relations stakeholders and prepare contribution to relevant government inquiries and Senate Estimates
  • Represent the organisation at the Communication Manager's forum
  • Provide advice on Government Policy
  • Manage Statutory Funding Agreement
  • Coordinating statutory compliance reporting
  • Manage 3 yearly Reviews of Performance
  • Keep relevant federal government department officials - DA, DFAT, ministerial advisers

Strategic Corporate Communications

  • Support in developing and executing corporate communications strategy
  • Manage annual survey of stakeholders and integrating findings across the business

Project Admin

About You

  • You must be able to demonstrate
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications, agriculture, business or economics
  • 5 + years in issues and media management, involving intricate issues and challenging stakeholder environments, with demonstrated ability to manage issue risk effectively
  • Experience working in exec level of government preferred
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills 
  • Proven capacity to effectively manage time and priorities
  • Highly developed strategic communications and stakeholder relationships skills at all levels - internal, external, government
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders at the highest level

For a confidential chat, please call Karen on 02 8023 5607 or apply below


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