Ha Noi, Vietnam


External Affairs



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Be a part of a revolutionary change! At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. 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 Manager of External Affairs is a growing team, full of fresh opportunities. Our smoke-free transformation is completely changing the way we engage. We have stakeholders to talk to and brave new messages to share. We need talented people who are also excited by our sense of purpose to help expand our influence – on the media, legislators, health professionals, national governments and public policy-makers. As our work evolves, there’s space to define your role and satisfy your professional curiosity. You’ll be working across functions surrounded and supported by experts in everything from fiscal affairs and illicit trade to sustainability and public health legislation. Join us and use your relationship-building skills for good to deliver a smoke-free future. Your ‘day to day’ We are looking for a Manager of External Affairs who will help to lead affiliate management in the development and implementation of an integrated regulatory, fiscal strategy in order to obtain stability, predictability and business growth. • Participate in advocacy engagements but not limited to political, bureaucratic and industry stakeholders, and other relevant opinion leaders to build allies/coalitions in support of tobacco harm reduction and the creation of a welcoming RRP environment in Vietnam. • Support the education of internal stakeholders on regulatory/business environment and science behind PMI's RRP efforts • Provide support to regulatory affairs initiatives by regular update of regulatory dossier of tobacco industry & tobacco control and best practices on regulatory anti-illicit trade issues as well as PMI views and positions in support of comprehensive tobacco control regulation focused on harm reduction to key stakeholders. • Provide expertise, knowledge and advice to local management on current and emerging tobacco issues and the evolution of societal expectations in order to increase understanding on how these issues impact the overall business strategy to develop appropriate business strategies for long-term growth Who we’re looking for: • At least 8 years of regulatory and government affairs experience required with sound knowledge of national government and legislative structure & understanding of public/private sector dynamic • Be capable to work (and influence) with different stakeholders in an unique complex business environment (internal and external) • Demonstrate the ability to work sensitively, and effectively, within and across diverse teams • Be an entrepreneurial self-starter who comes up with new approaches and is eager to try those out Reporting Relationship The Manager of External Affairs will report to the Director External Affairs What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here 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 deliver a smoke-free future To join our growing team…