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Philip Morris International: Building a Smoke-Free Future At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Purpose of the role: Plan and execute engagement for sharing developments in our products and science in the domestic and international fora with local stakeholders, including ministries, political parties, business organizations, and academics. Explore and create engagement opportunities with such stakeholders for proactive and effective advocacy. Accountabilities: - Anticipate policy developments and shape strategic action plans and execute them in most effective ways possible. - Build and manage constructive relationships with key stakeholders, including ministries, political parties, business organizations and academics. Create opportunities for effective engagement for advocacy on company's positions e.g. fiscal, regulatory, and sustainability. - Engage local stakeholders on Japan's tobacco industry transformation and the need for more research to be conducted on innovation in the industry. - Liaise with internal stakeholders in PMI Operation Center and Regional HQ on developments in international tobacco issues - Keep the management of PMJ and PMI informed and updated on tobacco policy discussions among stakeholders. Skills and Experience: - Preferably working experiences for inter-governmental negotiations - Fluent level proficiency in Japanese, Mid/High level of English communication skill is required - Understanding of legal framework and politics - Proven capability as a project leader, also from cross functional teams and projects - Excellent communication and presentation skills - Excellent organizational, planning, analytical and implementation skills What we offer: Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours – we’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers Join a global market leader: PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term we use 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. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke. For more information, see and PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.