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Corporate Affairs Lead, Africa Job in Kenya


Imagine a career without boundaries.
 
Imagine a career with a global leader in Agricultural Biotechnology.
 
Imagine your future possibilities.
 
Imagine no more. 

Our client, Monsanto is an innovative Agricultural company that creates relevant solutions for farmers, consumers and the environment. 

Monsanto is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products which improve Farmer Productivity and Food Quality. 

If you want to work with great people in a stimulating environment with lots of exciting opportunities - Monsanto is the place to be! 

Our client will offer an exciting career path for those who join them. 

Monsanto is a great place to work. Monsanto is currently looking to fill the below position:
 
Corporate Affairs Lead, Africa
 
Profile Brief:
 
Located in Kenya, the incumbent will be responsible for building stakeholder support and a policy environment that protects and expands Monsanto’s business opportunities, in close cooperation with the Monsanto functions.
 
The incumbent will be responsible for:-
  • Leading government affairs, political strategy and outreach to support a business-enabling environment through, developing and maintaining strong networks with government officials and contribute to corporate strategy.
  • Understand key policy issues affecting business growth in various African countries.
  • Lead Industry Affairs strategy.
  • Lead Public Affairs strategy and outreach and drive proactive communications.
  • Manage and leverage partnerships and Monsanto Fund contributions.
Applicants should have:-
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication or Biological Sciences
  • Post-graduate qualifications preferred
  • Several years of experience in the Agricultural space in Africa with a position that enabled frequent contact with the government officials and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated excellence in strategic thinking and ability to build coalitions toward common goals
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to inspire trust and build networks with diverse individuals and organizations
  • Self-starter who is Vision and Results oriented.
  • Relationships and networks.
  • Diplomacy skills: Ability to represent the company with full integrity; excels through difficult issues and situations.
  • Agility and foresight:
  • Willingness to travel extensively regionally and internationally (50% of time)
Are you interested & up to the challenge?
 
Kindly visit www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 22nd May, 2013.
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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