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Government Relations & Affairs Project Lead

Reporting to the Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs, the Government Relations & Affairs Project Lead is responsible for day-to-day project management, coordination and support for the members of the Government and Regulatory Affairs (GRA) team. What your day will look like: • Curating and managing a CRM database of relevant stakeholders • Developing and deploying engagement content to stakeholders based on input and guidance from team members • Chairing meetings of the GRA team, including developing agendas and managing follow-through • Managing the Objectives and Key Results of the GRA team • Coordinating project management initiatives including task calendars and GANTT charts for all GRA team requirements • Supporting corporate and commercial stakeholder engagement in conjunction with and at the direction of the Lead, National Affairs and Stakeholder Relations • Supporting regional GRA Leads in their engagement with government stakeholders • As required, taking direct responsibility for specific regional government engagements at the direction and with the support of the Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs • Preparing monthly budget reports • Organizing and supporting stakeholder event engagement • Other duties as required Skills Required: • Post-secondary degree in political science, communications or related field • 4-6 years experience in an office environment with dedicated responsibilities and accountabilities • Project management experience is an asset • French proficiency is not required but is an asset • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills • Willingness to travel and engage in external relations on behalf of RBH WHAT WE OFFER We offer the opportunity to join a global business leader where you can grow in a wide range of business functions. You will have the chance to build your professional expertise, business understanding, and leadership capabilities in a collaborative, challenging and results-oriented environment. Our External Affairs department fosters excellence in execution and is comprised of dedicated people all working together to continue to grow our status as industry leaders. We offer our employees a competitive salary, an attractive compensation package, including flexible work schedules, health and wellness programs, and attractive benefits options. WHO WE ARE? We are Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. Philip Morris International’s subsidiary in Canada -an International Fortune 500 Company. Today we are Canada's second largest tobacco company. In addition, RBH Inc. was awarded Top Employer for 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020. We currently employ over 700 people throughout our six corporate and sales offices and our factory. Our parent company PMI is one of the world’s leading international tobacco company. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term we used to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. PMI has a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Click on the following link to learn more about the science behind the RRPs: https://www.pmiscience.com/ Rothmans, Benson & Hedges is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all current and prospective employees, as well as to promoting a culture of inclusion and respect for each individual. We celebrate the innovation that diversity creates in the work environment, and we recognize that each employee brings their own unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives to the organization. It is this diversity that adds value to our teams, as well as to our stakeholders. In particular, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, ancestry, colour, religion, sex, marital/family status (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, immigrant and newcomer status, gender identity/expression, age, citizenship, or disability. We consider qualified applicants who have passed the criminal background checks, consistent with legal requirements. We strive to recognize and value diversity and equity, and to ensure the inclusion of underrepresented groups and the four designated groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We value, respect, and equally support applicants from these groups. We welcome and encourage applicants to reach their full potential with us. If you are unable to apply for a position online, or require any further accommodation during our recruitment process, please contact: AODA.RBH@rbhinc.ca.
  • Contract
    Full-Time
  • Location
    Toronto, Canada
  • Department
    External Affairs
  • Remaining Openings
    1
  • Job ID
    29073
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