About Procter & Gamble: Procter & Gamble is one of the largest FMCG (Fast Paced Consumer Goods) company in the world with strong brands like Pampers, Ariel, Always, Gillette and Oral B just to name a few. For more information about P&G the company and our brands please visit www.pg.com and our career website at pgcareers.com Description of the role: To improve and protect P&G India's reputation, competitiveness and shareholder value by achieving favorable outcomes through demonstrating and influencing policy, legislation and regulation at the national, and local levels of government. Serve as a key support for P&G India externally, consistent with our global Purpose, Values and Principles. This position will report to Head- Global Government Relations & Public Policy, P&G South Asia.
Requirements (skills / experiences) for the role: Knowledge requirements: - Indian with 5-7 years' experience in Government Affairs at a multinational company and/or P&G background. - A strong communicator (written & oral) and an expert negotiator. Ability to analyze, articulate and proactively advocate a position for a Company. This requires a capacity to assimilate complex details quickly. - Sound political judgment and a substantive working knowledge of the Indian government structure and political and legislation policy process. A background of government experience is desirable. - Proven management skills, specifically, a track record of success as a leader or agent for change. - Professional maturity in a fast paced, ambitious and adversarial work environment. - Substantive understanding of business issues. - Exhibits the highest levels of integrity. - Is high energy and perseveres with tenacity. - Is a self-initiator, versatile and assumes risk with responsibility. - Enjoys people and has strong networking/interpersonal capabilities Core Skills 1. Understanding of P&G business and the External Environment: Understands the objectives and goals of P&G India business strategies and plans. 2. Builds, maintains network and close working relationships with a wide array of Federal and State Government Departments and organizations, including rapport with the government officials at the Secretary and Under Secretary and Director General levels that is consistent with the trust and mutual respect and in line with the PVP of the Company. 3. Leadership Skills: A self-starter who is proactive in identifying issues and opportunities to improve growth and competitiveness; works hard individually and as a team; makes decisions that reflect positively on the credibility and reputation of P&G and identifies and develops the breadth and depth of resources within the Company to help do the job. 4. Emerging Issues: The individual must be good in reading the political & legislative environment in the country and should be able to identify emerging issues and challenges which affect the company's profitability and competitive position. 5. Crisis Management: Implement and at time develop strategies and action plans to swiftly lead the Government interfaces (local, provincial, central) in resolving crises and issues with minimal impact on the company business and reputation. 6. This individual needs strong interpersonal skills both in writing and orally in view of building effective partners' relationships and advocating P&G's POV. Just so you know: - We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our mission of Diversity and Inclusion is: "Everyone valued. Everyone included. Everyone performing at their peak".