The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Manager for its Regulatory and Technical 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.
The position is responsible for managing the regulatory and advocacy efforts associated with chemical facility security and critical infrastructure initiatives for the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC). The position has a particular focus on federal regulations and policies associated with physical security, cybersecurity, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The position will coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts and other stakeholders, to meet the goals, develop policy position and engage with key audiences on chemical security matters. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Regulatory and Technical Affairs.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include providing day-to-day oversight and direction to security-related committees and workgroups; monitoring and analyzing government assessments, policy positions, technical documents and proposed rulemaking to identify critical areas that should be the focus of security related efforts and activities; and preparing comments and submissions on behalf of ACC to federal rulemaking initiatives that impact chemical security laws and regulations.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years project/issue management or related experience; familiarity with facility security or related experience with a business, trade, political or policy advocacy organization, as well as working knowledge of federal regulations applicable to facility and operational security, including the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), and the Risk Management Program (RMP) rule, and the federal rulemaking process and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Ability to cultivate and manage relationships with ACC member company representatives and ACC staff., as well as work independently on a variety of matters simultaneously; and demonstrated ability to understanding regulatory/legislative issues and their possible impact on the business of chemistry are a must. Experience with chemical facility safety and security programs as well as cybersecurity regulations and programs are highly 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, to:
FAX: (202) 330-5563
Mail: American Chemistry Council
Attn: Human Resources
700 Second Street N.E.
Washington, DC 20002