ASIA Government Affairs Manager (New Health Care Company)

10-12 years
3 days ago
Job Description

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Job Description:

3M is establishing two industry-leading companies, creating value through the spin-off of its Health Care business, while 3M will continue to be a global material science leader, focusing our innovation to win in favorable global megatrends and attractive end markets. This new Health Care Company will be a leading global diversified health technology company with:

  • Proven category leadership

  • Exposure to attractive end-markets

  • Innovation mindset driving improved patient outcomes

  • Collaborative customer relationships

  • Deep global regulatory experience

  • Operational excellence and strong cash flow

  • Strong sales growth and profitability with significant recurring sales

We expect the creation of the two companies will be completed by the end of 2023. For now, we will continue to operate as one global company. This role is positioned to drive the success of the New Health Care Company.

We are looking for an experienced Government Affairs (GA) professional to complement 3M's new Health Care Company's global GA team with a special focus on Asia (excluding Greater China area).

This position reports into the Director of International Advocacy for Global Government Affairs and provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public or government environment to a 3M career.

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

As Government Affairs Manager ASIA, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Implementing and Executing Government Affairs plans across relevant Asia jurisdictions, directed towards enhancing and protecting company's results and reputation.

  • Monitoring and advocating on key legislative issues, government positions and decisions and pro-actively inform GA leaders and advise internal decision makers on risks, opportunities, and actions to be taken.

  • Drafting policy papers, responses, comments and other research for submissions to Asia Governments institutions and national government bodies related to public policy matters.

  • Providing counsel, insight and support to GA leadership and the Management on all government-related issues and activities, including ESG-related public policies.

  • Working closely with GA and business leaders to identify government-related growth opportunities raising our New Health Care Company's profile and reputation with relevant stakeholders.

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key external influencers and stakeholders in Asia institutions and in industry associations to achieve appropriate outcomes and meeting opportunities.

  • Working together with Ethics and Compliance to achieve the highest level of ethical standards and FCPA compliance in all activities, especially in this high-risk public domain.

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • More than 10 years of experience working in Government Affairs or Regulatory Affairs in the healthcare and medical device industry for Asia

  • In-depth understanding of regulations with a strong focus on medical device regulation and health care legislation impacting medical devices

  • Profound knowledge of Asia and Japanese healthcare systems including national reimbursement policies

  • Proven track record of actively advocating for company interests within governments in Asia

  • Strong networker with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with key policy leaders and key opinion leaders

  • Developed capabilities in monitoring, analyzing, and interpreting complex legislative files

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Experience in Japan GA and health care a plus

  • Experience in Public affairs including Crises Management

  • Profound Language skills in one or more regional languages (besides English)

  • Ability to work independently, on Hybrid work arrangement

Travel: May include up to 50% International travels within Asia

Work arrangement: Hybrid eligible


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