ACC offers medical, dental, vision as well as 401(k) matching contribution up to 6% and a 6% contribution to the Profit-Sharing Plan, both vested immediately at 100%. Staff work two days from home, three days in the office. Additionally, employees have access to a no cost onsite fitness center and subsidized yoga classes as well as eligibility for performance based merit increases and discretionary bonus program.
4 Year Degree
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for Director, Global Affairs for its Regulatory and Scientific 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.
This position is responsible for supporting global policy and advocacy associated with chemical management, environmental, health, and safety. The position will support ACC’s engagement with national and international regulatory bodies, global conventions, relevant committees, trade associations and stakeholder groups on priority global issues for the chemical industry. The position reports to the Senior Director, Global Affairs.
Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in applicable field (e.g., international policy, environmental policy) and at least five to seven years of experience in chemistry, toxicology, environmental or health policy, the chemical industry, or related industries. A strong understanding of the interface between science and global chemicals management policy, knowledge or experience representing governments or stakeholder groups in global treaty development and negotiation, and an understanding of how to develop policy and conduct effective advocacy on behalf of an industry association, labor group or professional society are a must. An advanced degree (MS, PhD, JD) or certification (CIH, CSP) in relevant fields (e.g., chemistry, toxicology, law, environmental policy, health policy), experience with domestic and global chemicals management legislation (e.g., REACH) as well as with global stakeholders and governments in capacity building and regulatory cooperation 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.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people's lives better, healthier and safer. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through Responsible Care®, common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $558 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation’s largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry companies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation’s critical infrastructure.