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Job Title:  Head of Legal & External Affairs

Job Number:  33720

BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

 

BAT FIJI IS LOOKING FOR A HEAD OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

SENIORITY LEVEL: Mid-Senior Level

FUNCTION: Legal & External Affairs

SALARY RANGE: Competitive offer package + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Suva, Fiji

 

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

BAT Fiji is seeking to recruit an experienced and dynamic individual in the Head of External Affairs role who will provide strategic leadership on Legal & External Affairs (LEX) business matters in Fiji and shape the environment to lay the platform to drive sustainability. The role is an integral part of the Executive Team in Fiji and will report directly to the General Manager.

            Reports to: General Manager

Reporting Level: Manages Self & Others

Geographic Scope: Regional

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Develop and implement agreed LEX business plans and budgets including key business projects or initiatives
  • Achieve LEX objectives through the development and implementation of strategies which support the South East Asia Area/ Region and Global Strategy
  • Manage the Fiji regulatory environment to support business functions to achieve key operating targets for the Fiji business
  • Ensure full compliance to controls, processes and procedures
  • Monitor and advise the business on Fiji’s regulatory landscape to create opportunities for the business to grow
  • Protect the brands, commercial interests, and corporate reputation of the business, ensuring sustainability
  • Manage the security function to ensure business, people and asset security now and into the future

 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field. A Post Graduate qualification in a business-related discipline is desirable
  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years’ relevant experience in a commercial environment in similar role
  • Advanced organizational, writing and communication skills
  • Proven track record in managing key business relationships including regulatory affairs
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to report and present information clearly and concisely to a business audience.

 

All applications must be submitted before Friday 5 March 2021.

 

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

 

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!


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