UAEN Public Affairs Assoicate

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

Public Affairs Associate will play a crucial role in supporting the Government Relations and Sustainability Manager in developing and executing strategies to engage with governmental entities, stakeholders, and advocating for sustainable practices within the organization. The position requires a strong understanding of governmental processes, excellent communication skills, and a passion for public policy and sustainability initiatives.                        
                        

A DAY IN THE LIFE …

  • Support the Government Relations and Sustainability Manager in monitoring legislative and regulatory developments at local, regional, and national levels.            
  • Represent Nestle at industry events, conferences, and public forums to ensure Nestlé is a proactive participant in all government stakeholder engagements.                
  • Assist in the development of advocacy strategies to influence policy decisions in alignment with organizational goals and values.                
  • Conduct research on relevant policy issues, trends, and best practices in sustainability and government relations.                
  • Assist in preparing briefing materials, policy position papers, and advocacy documents for internal and external stakeholders.                
  • Help coordinate meetings, events, and outreach activities with government officials, industry associations, and other key stakeholders.                
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate government relations and sustainability considerations into business operations, projects, and initiatives.                
  • Stay informed about emerging trends, standards, and best practices in corporate sustainability and government relations.                

What will make you successful…

  • Strong public and corporate affairs track-record (2 to 3 years minimum)
  • Good understanding of national regulations, policies and direction
  • Deep understanding of influence networks and channel strategies
  • Experience of media relations management or communication
  • Bachelor’s Degree holder
  • Strong language skills in English and Arabic
  • Experience of working in non-profit organizations would be desirable”        
Area
Dubai, United Arab Emirates