SAF Government Relations Manager - Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

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Position Overview:

Provides analysis and delivery of government relations and government affairs programs and initiatives within assigned segments and/or geographies; supports analysis around public and government policy trends and opportunities; enables delivery of messages to legislative and/or diplomatic stakeholders; positively impacts the Company’s reputation and relationships with assigned key stakeholders.

An individual contributor who guides others in resolving complex issues in the specialized area based on existing solutions and procedures; works independently with guidance only in the most complex situations.



Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities:

  • Executes all public affairs, government relations initiatives within the Franchise including; leading the system regulatory and policy approaches and co-ordination with our Bottling Partners and Industry role players
  • Responsible for maintaining and enhancing positive relations with external audiences, including the general public, shareholders, investors, government and regulatory authorities, non-profit and charitable organizations
  • Responsible for representing the organization’s position on legislation and regulatory affairs to elected representatives and their staffs; liaising with officials and staffs in agencies and organizations e.g. Trade sector & industry among others.
  • Monitors regional and local NGOs, activists, and political developments to identify trends with implications to the business. Engages with and builds coalitions with regional and local government and non-government stakeholders to advocate for or against and advance policies and programming that support our business goals in collaboration with our Public Policy and Sustainability teams.
  • Establish and activate relevant alliances to engage regulatory and policy risks
  • Identifies and monitors regional and local divergent stakeholders to understand their priorities and develop a strategic plan for engagement. Engages with convergent stakeholders to strengthen our impact and deliver value to the business.
  • Sustainability
  • Executes sustainability initiatives within the Franchise including; leading the system sustainability agenda and co-ordination with our Bottling and Implementing partners
  • Conducts periodic monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the implementation and impact of the Coca-Cola Foundation locally.


  • Ensures optimal use of resources and maximize the impact of public affairs, government relations, and sustainability plans.
  • Reporting into the Franchise PACS Director, provide inputs to support the franchise planning process.



Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Related Work Experience:

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience, with responsibility for public affairs, government relations, stakeholder management and sustainability.
  • Experience of working internationally or in multicultural teams is advantageous.

Functional Skills:

  • Public Policy & Government Relations
  • Stakeholder Management
  • NGO Engagement
  • Incident Management & Crisis resolution
  • Sustainability





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