Biocides Panel Director

Washington D.C.
Medical, dental, matching 401(k), profit sharing, merit increase, discretionary bonus.
April 19 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type

The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Director to support its Biocides Panel.  ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.

This position will serve as the director for the self-funded Biocides Panel and its task forces, which work to advance the interests of companies that manufacture and/or formulate antimicrobial products.  The position will have primary responsibility for managing issues, programs, staff and budget to achieve the group’s goals and objectives.  This position will also work to coordinate activities of the group with the broader ACC and other key national, regional and international organizations.

Required qualifications include at least 8 years issue management experience in a business, trade, or advocacy organization; strong leadership skills; strong written and oral communication skills; organizational and budget management; demonstrated strategic thinking, initiative and strategy implementation; a customer/member focus with ability to facilitate consensus; capability to work within a large organization and foster coordination across groups; and strong technical competency with the ability to learn and manage complex issues.  Work in or experience with the chemical sector and the antimicrobials industry is highly desired.  A technical background, including experience with chemical exposure modeling and familiarity with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act is also strongly preferred.

To learn more about us, visit our web site at  ACC offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits.  If you meet the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements