Cargill Corporate Affairs Specialist in Manila, Philippines

Corporate Affairs Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose

This position will support Cargill and its businesses on government affairs, corporate communications, branding and corporate responsibility programs.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Work with the Corporate Affairs Manager in supporting the businesses in the Philippines, primarily in government relations and external communications and Community Relations

  • Establish and maintain relationships with key external stakeholders in the Philippines. This includes government, NGOs, trade associations, media and think-tanks. Work closely with the trade associations and industry forums to identify emerging trends in the policy and manage issues.

  • Assist in the implementation and execution of external communications in the country and work with the country representative and Corporate Affairs Manager to manage issues and enhance the Cargill brand.

  • Crisis Management


Required Qualifications

  • College Degree

  • 3-5 years experience in Corporate Affairs/Communications/Community Relations

  • Worked in an organizational structure with strong business units in managing their risks, supporting growth plans and in service delivery.

  • Strong background in communications and corporate responsibility

  • Understanding of Philippines government and regulatory processes

  • Native and good English communication abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft word

  • Work in fast paced environment

  • Able to juggle several assignments at one time

  • Able to prioritize work

  • Ability and willingness to learn

  • Able to operate and execute with high levels of ambiguity

  • Ability to connect the dots and get the right perspective

  • High ethics and able to achieve goals adhering to our Guiding Principles

Preferred Qualifications

  • College Degree preferably in public affairs, communications, or community relations

  • Exposure to communications, CR and brand in previous jobs is desirable

  • Work experience with a multinational company is desirable

  • Worked for an agriculture or food company in country

  • Worked for a complex organization

  • Strong exposure to internal and external communications in previous job

  • Work without much direct supervision by supervisor

  • Project planning and execution.

Job General Management

Primary Location Philippines-Manila

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: TAG00058