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Title:  Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager

Job ID:  22509
Country:  Malaysia
Professional area:  Corporate Affairs & Communications
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries and we employ over 45,000 people across the globe.

We have been present here since 1970 and we market world-renowned brands such as Mevius, Winston and LD in Malaysia. Our headquarters is located at Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur and every day, we work with thousands of our business partners nationwide to sell our products as we aim to continue to grow to become the most responsible and successful tobacco company in Malaysia.
We were recently awarded Top Employer Malaysia certifications from the Top Employers Institute in Asia Pacific & Malaysia. This is a testament to our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development.

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  • Regulatory Monitoring and Analysis: Anticipate, monitor development of tobacco-control regulatory issues, assess its potential application in the Malaysian market (i.e. domestic legislation) and pro-actively highlight issues to the Corporate Affairs and Communications (CA&C) team on future challenges as well as provide recommendations for effective management
  • Management of Regulatory Issues: Provide support, strategic input and implement agreed CA&C strategies and plans to manage and improve the external environment with respect to current issues by presenting Company's positions and provide potential solutions to suport the business
  • Stakeholder Mapping and Government Relations: Active engagement and constructive (assertive, anticipatory and proactive) dialogue with relevant stakeholders to drive opportunities in Company's perspective through develop and maintain the up-to-date key stakeholder map to further utilize the map on CA&C strategies with respective stakeholders in the Government
  • Corporate Communications: Develop, implement and access internal & external communications strategy to develop key consistent messages to internal stakeholders effectively





  • Degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years in similar role with multinational/FMCG exposure
  • Possess good understanding of the regulatory environment and FMCG industry dynamics
  • Previous tobacco industry and/or Public Affairs consultancy experience will be an added advantage
  • Capable of delivering communications strategies both internal and external
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrate can-do attitude in difficult situations
  • Competent in MS Office particularly MS Powerpoint and MS Excel



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