Government Affaires Manager

Full-time, Legal

Shanghai, China Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


-Proactively develop, maintain and leverage strong working relationship with key government officials and agencies at city and provincial level in locations where Nouryon has manufacturing facilities, and occasionally at national level;
-Be the primary point of contact and coordinator of Nouryon for key industry associations (including CPCIF, AICM, EUCCC, AmCham) and proactively seek opportunities of lobby and advocacy using these platforms on critical matters that might impact Nouryon, and build a strong network with other multi-national companies and trade associations;
-Represent Nouryon at all appropriate industry and government forums, conferences and events;
-Be the primary point of contact of Nouryon Businesses and sites in China on GA issues and opportunities and provide opinions and advice to business leadership, country management and site teams on interaction with gov’t;
-Coordinate with global GA Director to ensure continuity and consistency in Nouryon’s message both in China and other regions, and to develop and deliver training to promote GA awareness and best practices;
-Monitor, analysis and communicate development of key policies and gov’t legislative and regulatory initiatives that might impact Nouryon, including chemicals management, safety, trade, taxation, technology and talent;
-Lead the analysis of proposed legislative actions, determine the potential impact on the organization and develop appropriate responses;
-Develop and update gov’t stakeholder mapping with clear picture of roles & responsibilities that relate to Nouryon operations in China;
-Contribute to the central information system (e.g. FiscalNote) to keep it updated on key issues and policy initiatives of China.

Job Requirements

-The successful candidate should have a solid track record of successful
government affairs roles with 7+ years experiences in an international company,
agency, consultancy or industry association.
-Experience in chemical or manufacturing industries will be a strong plus;
-Solid knowledge and insight of gov’t structure, function and working processes at
local and central level;
-Policy analysis and advisory skills;
-Strong written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English;
-Willingness and ability to travel as needed;
-Bachelor degree in business, public policy or related field.

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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