Job Summary

Our client, a dynamic 2nd hand Retail shop with operations across Kenya is looking to recruit the Head of Public & Regulatory Affairs.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

The successful candidate will be responsible for building & maintain strong relationships with key public affairs stakeholders in Kenya to mitigate business risks. Candidates with a background in the retail sector will have a distinct advantage.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Manage & execute stakeholder engagement programme.
•    Identifying & building a relationship with local, regional & national industrial bodies.
•    Producing accessible & effective written briefings on complex topics for a variety of internal & external audiences.
•    Representing the business at external meetings with political, public affairs & industrial stakeholders.
•    Presenting the Organisation as a transparent, responsible & pragmatic business.
•    Providing analysis and ensure internal forecasting through monitoring legislation & parliamentary proceeding.
•    Create & draft written communication to local, regional, regulatory bodies and national level government.
•    Engage with and introduce new public affair audience to Organisation policies & practices.
•    Advice executive team on public affair issues and their implications.

•    Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree.
•    Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
•    Candidates with experience working in the retail industry will have a distinct advantage.
•    Must demonstrate experience in leading & delivering effective public affairs programmes in house.
•    Experience in building relationships with parliament, government, devolved government & politics.
•    Excellent commercial acumen and able to foresee the impact of political development in business.
•    Strong organisation skills with a natural ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
•    Hands-on experience in partnering with multiple stakeholders.
•    Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills.

Monthly gross salary: Ks. 200,000 – 300,000 /= ( Approx. 2,000 - 3,000 USD) Plus benefits.
Position level: Upper Mid-Level.
Job Type: Permanent Position.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Deadline: 10th December 2020.

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