Government Relations Manager
Department : Government Relations
Operationally reports to : GM China & Sales Area Head NEA
The government relations manager is a critical role at Electrolux. At Electrolux, we shape living for the better. In this role, you will drive the design, development and implementation of marketing strategies and programs, using consumer insights, business and market intelligence, to drive a consumer centric approach to growing the brand and business in the market.
A Typical Day
In the Electrolux Group , this role deals with policy development, monitoring, informing and influencing legislators and other external decisionmakers in various policy and regulatory areas related to Electrolux business. The function also represents and coordinates Electrolux representation in different external bodies and among key stakeholders.We are on an accelerated growth Journey in APAC & MEA. Our business in China is expanding at an even faster rate, meeting the evolving consumers’ needs for premium, innovative, and sustainable brands. Our workplace is also transforming to a more modern, agile set-up leveraging diversity & inclusion, collaboration, and employees’ wellbeing. You wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to be part of our team in China, stepping up our market presence and impact.
Ø Build strong relation with government affairs and proactively drive effect for government guidance and explore trend
Ø Monitor industry legislatives and regulatory activities on the global, regional, and local levels.
Ø Inform leadership team of developments with a potential impact on the company, its market position or operations.
Ø Develop and nurture relationships with government, associated authorities, industry committees and media.
Ø Influence external decision making and proposed legislative actions, developing proper responses and actions to support the business.
Ø Represent and protect company interest in different bodies and among external stakeholders including but not limited to Governmental authorities, industry associations, trade groups, and Media.
Ø Manager public comments via diff channels o rebuild trust and continue growth
Ø Optimize China legal entity with most tax benefits & reduce impact
Ø Explore government funding in proper area
Ø Drive regular industrial trend and analyze especially in real estate
Ø Government subsidy applications
Ø Explore CSR opportunity to fulfill company strategy
Ø University degree in government affairs or public affairs
Ø 10+ years of in government affairs or public affairs experience in consumer goods, FMCG, retail or related industries
Ø Strong collaboration skills with the ability to partner effectively with other functions and business area representatives
Ø Experience of people leadership in a matrix organization
Ø Fluent in English (oral and Written)
Keeping you Healthy and Safe
We want you to return home in even better shape than when you started, so we need you to help us do this by making sure you follow a few simple steps. We need you to:
· Make sure you take reasonable care for your own health and safety, and
· Take reasonable care that what you do (or what you don’t do when you should have) doesn’t affect the health and safety of others, and
· Follow reasonable instructions that we might give from time-to-time, such as reporting incidents and hazards, and
· Follow policies or procedures, so long as it’s reasonable and we’ve told you about it, and
· Attend training that helps you to work safely