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Cargill Government Affairs Regional Director in Costa Rica


The Government Affairs Director , will guide and represent the company on government affairs. We seek a professional who can bring an understanding of the connections between geopolitics, business, and external stakeholders to create value for Cargill businesses. The Director should engage with key government leaders, policy makers and stakeholders to create and maintain an environment where Cargill's businesses can succeed. She/he will identify and manage risks, ensuring continued license to operate, capturing strategic growth opportunities, and maintaining brand reputation.


  • Act as a subject matter specialist on policy and regulatory matters for Cargill businesses.

  • Represent Cargill with government officials and local authorities.

  • Represent Cargill at business associations and relevant organizations.

  • Participate in forums, events and organizations to exchange on business activities, policies and regulations and their effect on the company and the private sector.

  • Take the lead to develop, maintain and report on policies and programs to ensure awareness of government legislation and regulatory issues that affect the organization.

  • Provide expert guidance for initiating strategic long-range goals and objectives.

  • Identify and manage risks

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Masters degree or Postgraduate studies in Business, Economy, Law, Public Affairs or any other related matter.

  • 5+ years of senior experience in Government Affairs or related areas in the public or private sector.

  • Experience representing the company with diverse external stakeholders.

  • Experience leading groups and working across different businesses and areas within the company.

  • Strong stakeholder management.

  • Advanced English level.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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