Chemical Management Manager
Chemical Management Manager
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Manager for its Regulatory and Technical Affairs division. 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.
The position is responsible for serving as an advocate and technical resource for the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) advocacy efforts on domestic and global chemical regulatory matters, including the development and implementation of international chemical agreements. The position will address chemical regulatory issues at the international intergovernmental level and under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Regulatory and Technical Affairs.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include supporting ACC’s global and US chemical regulatory advocacy; cultivating and sustaining appropriate relationships with a broad range of external stakeholders; providing internal and external coordination, planning, and management support for ACC’s annual GlobalChem Conference; preparing technical and policy materials to support ACC’s advocacy goals and objectives; monitoring, analyzing, and tracking emerging issues, including developments and trends on related chemical regulatory and policy issues; providing timely assessment and summaries of regulatory proposals, drafts and coordinates the development of ACC comments and advocacy on those proposals.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with two to four years relevant experience in international or domestic advocacy, policy research, or policy development; demonstrated working knowledge of federal, state, and international chemical regulation and global environmental treaties and conventions; strong written and oral communications skills, including the ability to give both internal and external presentations; the ability to cultivate and manage relationships with ACC member company representatives and ACC staff., as well as work independently on a variety of matters simultaneously; and demonstrated ability to understanding regulatory/legislative issues and their possible impact on the business of chemistry.Bachelor’s degree(s) in international relations, law, or environmental policy and experience in the chemical or plastics industries, waste management, recycling, or life cycle assessment are preferred.
To learn more about us, visit our web site at www.americanchemistry.com. 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, to: H_R@americanchemistry.com
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