The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Director to support its Biocides Panel. 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 will serve as the director for the self-funded Biocides Panel and its task forces, which work to advance the interests of companies that manufacture and/or formulate antimicrobial products. The position will have primary responsibility for managing issues, programs, staff and budget to achieve the group’s goals and objectives. This position will also work to coordinate activities of the group with the broader ACC and other key national, regional and international organizations.
Required qualifications include at least 8 years issue management experience in a business, trade, or advocacy organization; strong leadership skills; strong written and oral communication skills; organizational and budget management; demonstrated strategic thinking, initiative and strategy implementation; a customer/member focus with ability to facilitate consensus; capability to work within a large organization and foster coordination across groups; and strong technical competency with the ability to learn and manage complex issues. Work in or experience with the chemical sector and the antimicrobials industry is highly desired. A technical background, including experience with chemical exposure modeling and familiarity with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act is also strongly 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 H_R@americanchemistry.com.
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 publi...c 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.