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Industrial Issues Manager

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9 Jun 2022
Industrial Issues Manager
Leading initiatives in the Packaging Sector
Location: London - 3 days work, 2 days home office
Job ref: CST/57209
Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with experience
The client:
The company is a long established and forward thinking manufacturing trade association promoting the interests of its UK membership base across a wide range of industry sectors.
Key aspects of the role:
The Industrial Issues Manager (Packaging) will develop into the specialist point of contact on a range of industry packaging issues. He/she will manage and develop the key group for member firms operating in the packaging sector. The role offers wide contact with industry at top level, deep insight into the operation of UK and EU governmental institutions, engagement with key external organisations, involvement with the media and a strong international dimension.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading a number of high-level initiatives to improve the visibility and reputation of the packaging industry's credentials. In addition, he / she will be the representative on the relevant external groups/committees for packaging. There is a European context to the role due to the liaison activity with EU government institutions, which may involve some overseas travel
Person profile:
Experience traits;
⦁ Significant commercial or industrial experience, preferably in a packaging and/or manufacturing sector
⦁ Capable of presenting both technical and business issues
⦁ Capable of co-ordinating and managing projects to conclusion
⦁ Experience of working in a membership environment with both executive and non-executive officers, and experience of briefing and advising senior members of staff.
⦁ Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
⦁ A strategic thinker and effective networker and influencer, with a track record of developing, managing, and delivering successful campaigns.
⦁ Good IT skills
Qualification level;
⦁ Professional qualification in a technical or business discipline
⦁ Evidence of a basic scientific literacy
⦁ Excellent written English skills.
Personality traits;
⦁ Excellent interpersonal skills with good written and verbal communication skills
⦁ Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
⦁ Ability to handle business sensitive and complex information
⦁ Capable of building relationships with colleagues and member companies
⦁ Well organised and disciplined project management skills
⦁ Comfortable working with people at all organisational levels
⦁ Resourceful and flexible
⦁ Approachable
Listgrove is more than a global recruitment partner to its clients in the plastics, packaging, recycling and chemical industries. For over 45 years, we have supported companies with professional advice and successful HR solutions. All assignments are tailored to the client's needs and delivered by expert consultants.
Why select Listgrove?
⦁ Established in 1975
⦁ Recruited in 68 countries
⦁ Recognised International brand
⦁ Exhibited around the world; in Russia, China, India, USA, Middle East, North Africa and extensively throughout Europe
⦁ Global network of candidates and talent data
⦁ Search projects completed across all functions and at all levels of seniority
⦁ Access to a network of offices across the world
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For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union. Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.
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  • Job Reference: 619964713-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Listgrove
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent