Manager, Regulatory Affairs

19 Jun, 2022


Manager, Regulatory Affairs

ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association
Washington, D.C./Rosemont, IL/Remote

Job purpose
ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association is looking for a self-motivated, savvy, task-oriented
individual with regulatory experience to join our Government Affairs team. This Manager of Regulatory Affair’s
is responsible for regulatory activities affecting member companies and their products at the federal and state
levels. This individual will work closely with our government affairs team to track, engage, and educate on
regulatory matters impacting the cleaning industry.
The Manager of Regulatory Affairs will help expand ISSA’s advocacy efforts on behalf of its members. This
person will be responsible for leading ISSA’s regulatory efforts, and will focus on the activities of OSHA, EPA,
FDA, DOT and comparable state agencies that impact the cleaning industry.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Manager of Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for overseeing the association’s regulatory activities. In
addition, the position will have a broad range of responsibilities including, but not limited to:
• Work to strengthen relationships with allied trade associations, industry coalitions, NGOs, regulators, and
elected officials.
• Develop policy statements and submit written comments in response to state and federal agency regulatory
proposals conveying the policies and positions adopted by the Association.
• Participate in meetings with key government officials to negotiate regulatory policies consistent with the
policies and positions adopted by the Association.
• Monitor and track regulatory activity pertaining to the entire cleaning industry.
• Understand new or amended regulations and communicate them to member companies as appropriate.
• Plan and execute a calendar of paid regulatory programs of interest and value to our members.
• Update and add to ISSA’s database of regulatory compliance documents.
Education and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher (Master’s preferred) in a technical, scientific, or related field with a minimum
of 3-5 years of experience working on regulatory issues.
• Collaborative and team-oriented professional able to successfully interact with staff members, association
members, Board of Directors, and other key stakeholder organizations. Trade association experience is a
• Experience working with government agencies and organizations that develop codes, standards, regulations,
or legislation is preferred.
• Experience working with EPA, OSHA, or other similar regulatory bodies at the federal and state level is a
• Interest in issues such as sustainability, chemical regulations, product stewardship, and the importance of
clean and healthy workplaces.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Must have demonstrated ability to present complicated and detailed information in an understandable way to
• Strong interpersonal skills (communication, teamwork) and personal effectiveness skills (decision making,
time management).
• Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
• Must be flexible and able to manage multiple responsibilities.
• Proficient with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as legislative tracking software platforms.
• Knowledge of the cleaning industry or business operations is a plus.
Working Conditions
• This position will require working standard business hours, sitting for extended periods of time, standing,
and some minor lifting.
• Overnight travel with extended stay to the ISSA Clean Advocacy Summit and ISSA North America Show
may be required. Travel as needed to various states to attend meetings with members and attend regulatory
meetings and hearing is required. Other travels as business needs dictate.
Direct Reports
The position would have no direct reports.

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Job posted: 2022-06-19