Opens 10/01/2018 · Closes 12/28/2018

This is a great opportunity with a large, respected ag industry association to assist in the establishment and cultivation of key government relationships in conjunction with the ongoing identification and monitoring of global technical/regulatory issues; to oversee the development of position statements and market information; to work with staff, regulators and industry on a global level in resolving import issues and other market access situations; to contribute to the development of mitigation strategies and evaluation of trade/technical issues; and to perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

A MA/MS degree in government, political economics, regulatory affairs or a closely related field, and a minimum 3-5 years of related professional experience.

Relocation to Central California is also required and relocation assistance is available.

Responsibilities

This is a senior professional level position. This position is distinguished from other related positions by its responsibility for technical/regulatory affairs functions, including trade issues, market access problems, and phytosanitary issues, both within the U.S. and internationally. This position is responsible for liaising with industry and government officials in the U.S. and overseas, representing almond industry priorities and for assisting the VP with overall strategic planning, evaluation and management of issues.

Unique Conditions

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport for international travel.
  • May be required to attend meetings and participate in work-related activities outside of normal working hours.
  • Travel in the U.S. and internationally.
  • Fluency in a pertinent second language is desired but not required.

How to Apply

For more details (full job description) and immediate, confidential consideration please submit resume with “PAEI” in subject line to: Lkalika@comcast.net