Sr Director, Public Affairs
The Senior Director of Public Affairs leads our ongoing efforts to develop and execute strategies that advocate Emergent’s broad public agenda and shape a more favorable environment for our business. S/he will manage our Public Affairs team, reporting to the SVP, Global Communications & Public Affairs, and working closely with the Global Government Affairs team.
This position will be responsible for creating and overseeing external efforts to shape public opinion in support of the company’s policy and legislative priorities at the federal, state, and international level. S/he will also ensure the company is proactively managing key issues and will play a leadership role in crisis management.
The Senior Director of Public Affairs will also oversee the company’s corporate social responsibility programs and ensure that it aligns with and advances Emergent’s corporate mission and strategy, builds shared value with core stakeholders, and increases both internal and external engagement in the company’s social programs.
S/he will oversee the effort to create alliances and build credibility on behalf of the company with key organizations in Washington, DC, targeted states, and in critical markets around the world, as well as with third-party organizations, patient groups, business groups, civic organizations, NGOs, think tanks, and others as required by our business and public policy goals.
|Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.
|III. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS|
|The physical/mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual would encounter while performing the essential functions of the job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical/Mental Demands and Work Environment Characteristics:
☒ Ability to organize/coordinate ☒ Comprehend and follow instructions
☒ Direct, control and plan ☒ Independently make quick decisions to solve complex issues
☒ Problem Solve ☒ Analyze/Interpret data and information
☒ Perform with frequent interruptions ☒ Make decisions using sound judgment
☒ Supervise/Manage others
☐ Good eye/hand coordination ☐ Visual Acuity
☒ Use keyboard/computer/phone ☐ Detect/Distinguish smell
☐ Detect/Distinguish hearing ☐ Maintain stationary position
☐ Position self to move ☐ Move/Traverse
☐ Ascend/Descend (climb) ☐ Reaching
☐ Calibrate precise ☐ Ability to safely operate hand tools
☒ Move/Transport 10 lb. ☐ Repetitive movement activities
☒ Regular and predictable attendance
☐ Work around extreme temperatures – cold or hot
☐ Work around noise above conversation level
☐ Work in restricted access to laboratory area
☐ Exposure to dust/gas/fumes/steam/chemicals
☐ Work with Select Agents as defined by the CDC
☒ Work irregular hours that often include nights and weekends
☒ Work in multiple locations
Approximately 10% to 20%. May include international travel.
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Job posted: 2020-07-21