Location: Gurugram, HR IN
Job ID: R-48315
Time Type: Full time
Relocation: No
Post Date: 31 Jan 2021
Job Posting End Date: February 8, 2021
Job Location: Gurgaon/ Kathmandu

Coca-Cola India and South West Asia is one of the fastest growing Business Units (BU) in the Coca-Cola universe. This BU consists on India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives and Bhutan. Both Nepal and Bhutan are young and vibrant nations that have bright future ahead of it. Coca-Cola is one of the most loved brands in these countries as it represents the youthful aspirations of the nation.

Coca-Cola is a significant player in Nepal and Bhutan’s economy and operates its business through two bottling partners, Bottling Nepal in Nepal and Tashi Beverages in Bhutan. It has 3 production facilities.

JOB OBJECTIVE:

To strengthen the business environment of the Coca-Cola system in Nepal & Bhutan by enhancing system’s business objectives through leading, managing and executing the  functional guidance in the following key areas: Government Relations, Policy Advocacy, Sustainability, Community Relations and Industry representation, Communications, Media Relations and Crisis Management.

What You’ll Do for Us:

  • Develop and execute the PACS strategy for Nepal & Bhutan and ensure that all the PACS strategies, initiatives and projects are aligned and in sync with the overall system business objectives.
  • Stakeholders management, including the lawmakers, statutory bodies, media, academia, influencers, NGOs, development agencies and civil society.
  • Guide the bottling partners on specific PACS issues, compliance and social license.
  • Continually enhance the capability of the country system Communications and Public Affairs operations, utilizing the Global Communications and Government Relations Development Framework.
  • Co-develop and manage a comprehensive Incident Management Program (crisis management) and coordinate the security management with the BU HO & Global Security Team at Atlanta.
  • Lead an manage the industry association through an effective functioning of Beverage Association, development of Food & Beverages Committees in the existing industry associations.
  • Collaborate closely with INSWA PACS team.

Work Focus

  • Development of PACS strategy and its successful implementation.
  • Guiding the Coca-Cola system (including Bottling partners) to adopt all statutory compliances such as Extended Producers’ Responsibility on plastic waste, water and other business-related issues.
  • Measurable improvement in Company Reputation
  • Successful running of Beverage Association & establishment of F&B sectoral committee in the chambers.
  • 10 years + experience
  • Advanced degree beyond graduate level education in a university (e.g. MBA or other master’s degree in packaging/ social services) or equivalent
  • Understanding about company's business, financial performance, products and their technical details.
  • Understanding the business value chain, role of packaging and its impact on business.
  • Understanding of issues related to Coca-Cola’s business such as plastics packaging, water security, social license, environmental and sustainability excellence.  
  • Understanding of the regulatory landscape of Nepal & Bhutan and experience in working with stakeholders like Government Bodies, NGOs, Industry Associations.
  • Understanding of functioning of Industry Associations and ability to build relationships and achieve consensus in conflicting situation.
  • People skills.
  • Understanding of brand marketing, corporate communication strategies and development of publicity events and promotions.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop engagement as well as communication strategies.
  • Passion for the cause and positive attitude.
  • Multi-tasking and working under pressure

Communication Focus

INTERNAL CUSTOMERS:

Both the Bottling Partners in Nepal & Bhutan, BU HQ at Gurgaon

EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS:

Lawmakers, regulators, civil society, multilateral agencies, NGOs, Media, agencies, consumers and citizens.

  • Leverage TCCCs brands and marketing assets to enhance corporate reputation and business.
  • Manage consumer response system to enhance our brands, while minimizing the impact of consumer concerns through proactive engagements with consumers.
  • Manage and leverage online communication tools, including website and social media effective to communicate our values and point of views to larger communities.

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:

We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

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