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Manager - External Affairs

Developed a strong network and enhance presence through collaborative relationship with the Government at the federal, state and local level.











  • Provide relevant feedback to Line Manager on strategies to develop, enhance and sustain relationships with the Government and relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop strategies to build relationships with relevant Government authorities and regulatory bodies to advance organisation’s interests.
  • Invite Government for HEINEKEN/SPARK FOUNDATIONS’s community programs which will help further the External Affairs’ agenda.

Organisation’s position on legislation and Government policy is represented and business interests are advanced

  • Represent the organisation’s position on Government policy or would-be-policy to relevant Government authorities, trade bodies and stakeholders so that the organisation’s interests are advanced.


  • Plan and implement strategies to promote point of view to manage federal and local legislators and regulators.


  • Spearhead the Team’s function in  planning and organising engagement programs and prepare papers on industry issues to be presented to the Government.


  • Develop strategies, position papers to minimise any potential negative effect due to changes in excise duty and import tax regimes, contraband and counterfeit issues and other regulations and rulings affecting business interests.



High awareness by the organisation on national and local legislation scenes that affects its business interests. 

  • Monitor, analyse and interpret developments in politics and Government policies and advise Line Manager on how these trends may impact the organisation’s business interests.


  • Alert Line Manager on any proposed changes to law or policies that Government is contemplating which will have an impact on our business.


  • Manage the organisation’s most high level, complex, controversial or critical Government relationships and facilitate meetings between HEINEKEN’s management and Government or regulatory officials.


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