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  • Posted: May 8, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Nestlé Kenya Limited was established in 1967 and is wholly owned by the Nestlé Group.Nestlé Kenya plays a strategic role as part of the Nestlé Equatorial African Region. The Nairobi factory supplies products tothe local market, in addition to exporting to some EAC, COMESA and European markets.


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    Code Compliance & Public Affairs Manager

    Position Snapshot

    • Ensure Codes & Government Regulation Compliance including monitoring, evaluating and reporting on practices according to the principles and aims od the WHO Code, relevant HA Resolutions, Government Policies & Local Regulations in ESAR clusters 1-5.
    • Assist in development of strategy in devising a logical & strategical approach to key issues.
    • Execute communications and lobbying initiatives.
    • Develop, plan and execute public relations programs that enhance the external perceptions of the company. Interact and works closely with Corporate & Public Affairs
       

    Position Summary

    A day in the life of...

    Compliance:

    • Using the Code Management system for the specific clusters/countries as the guiding document to ensure that all activities within the team and region comply with the WHO International Code for the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, Nestlé Policy & Procedures and the Local Code.

    Issues Management:

    • Develop background information on issues of concern, analyse their potential impact and present recommendations to management.
    • Remain current with issues in Infant and young Child Feeding.
    • Provide Leadership in the clusters on all Code-related issues.
    • Monitor policy issues, with emphasis on proposed legislations, which would have a significant impact on Nestlé business objectives.

    Stakeholder Management & Partnership Building:

    • Serve as a contact for the Nutrition Business Unit and develop partnerships with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
    • Responsible for 'relation creating initiatives/activities' amongst key government departments, associations, WHO and other critical representatives in order to communicate on issues of importance for our Infant Nutrition business.
    • Represent Nestle's position to Government, Local Authority,Interest Groups and Associations.

    Reputation Management:

    • Ensure Nestlé maintains a consistent image and profile as a responsible corporate citizen.
    • Enhance Nestlé's corporate image and build credibility with stakeholders.

    Codes Management System:

    • Ensure implementation of local WHOCMS (WHO Code Management System) in every country (clusters 1-5) for daily operational activities.
    • Ensure adherence to the Codes and Nestlé Policy & Procedures on the Implementation of the WHO Code.
    • Ensure that no direct contact with the general public and preganant women or mothers of infants and young children is undertaken in business capacity (to promote infant formula).
    • Review and update the WHOCMS in all clusters every 2 years.

    Training:

    • Ensure that all Nestlé employees and third parties (Distributors, Merchandisers, Wholesalers, etc.) are trained and supported as per the Nestlé Policy & Procedures to ensure compliance of our products in the trade.
    • Keep record of all trainings and keep tracking tool updated regularly.
       

    What Will Make You Successful

    • Bachelors Degree in Food/Nutrition/Science or equivalent qualification.
    • 5 years relevant experience in the Food industry
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Regulatory Affairs Environment
    • Must have a sound understanding of various levels of Government
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism
    • Sound understanding of the Audit Process
    • Experience in Reputation management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nestle on jobdetails.nestle.com to apply
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