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Manager - PAC (14834)

Srikalahasti Plant, PAC
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Objective: Manage HCCB’s reputation, trust, and brand value in and around the factory location by seeking, maintaining, and continuously renewing its social license. The incumbent will systematically implement and leverage the company’s public affairs programs, thereby securing approvals and permissions from the community, the administrators, regulators, and stakeholders for the smooth functioning of the factory and its allied operations. 

Title:  Manager – PAC

Function: Public Affairs and Communication

Work Location: Chittoor (Sri Kalahasti Plant)     

Job Responsibilities:

•    Collaborate to design and develop plans to mitigate and manage risk to business operations 
•    Develop and implement engagement plans for the factory’s local community and its stakeholders’, including but not limited to local municipal corporations, Industrial Development Corporations, State Pollution Control Board and Water Authorities, other relevant local statutory, regulatory and enforcement authorities
•    Execute the company’s long-term water, waste, agriculture, climate change and community initiatives in and around the factory
•    Collaborate and engage with members of the public, industry associations, media, and NGOs in and around the factory
•    Develop and implement programs, events and communication plans that integrate with the overall business goals and objectives of HCCB  
•    Act as an advisor, counsellor to factory managers and the operating teams on public affairs and community issues
•    Implement guidelines, narratives, and experience for factory tours by visitors including regulatory and government officials 
•    Act as the local IMCR (Incident Management and Crisis Resolution) Manager and implement risk management initiatives
•    Monitor critical consumer concerns and support HCCB Business Units on the same through the knowledge of Consumer Response System and ensure timely resolution of incidents

Supervises: None    

Direct Reports:     None

Job location: Sri Kalahasti factory (non-negotiable)

Geographical Scope: Chittoor (Sri Kalahasti), Tirupati region

Reports To: Cluster Head – PAC (South)

Key Customers

Internal Customers: All Functions 

External Customers: Government bodies, Regulators, NGOs, Suppliers, Industry Bodies, Media, Community 

Job Requirements: 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required

Experience: 10+ years’ of experience in Public Affairs and Communications field

Functional Skills: 

•    Knowledge of local political landscape
•    Strong relationships with local regulators and government bodies
•    Experience of working in public affairs, public relations, media, CSR, or political domain 
•    Knowledge of issues and trends in the manufacturing sector and the broader social, economic, political, and environmental landscape
•    Knowledge of crisis and issues management
•    Ability to deliver complex projects on time
•    Strategic thinking and effective networking and influencing skills 
•    Excellent communication skills, and ability to attend sensitively to various stakeholder issues
•    Fluent in speaking, reading, writing; the local language (Telugu) and English  

Behavioural Skills: 
•    Drive Innovation
•    Act Like an Owner
•    Collaborate with the System, Customers and Key Stakeholders
•    Develop Self and Others
•    Inspire Others

Travel: 15% of the time

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