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Title:  Fiscal and Regulatory Affairs Manager

Job ID:  86703
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Corporate Affairs & Communications
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1634


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We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries. But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel, and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. 

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running.

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Local applicants are welcome.

Department: Corporate Communications and Public Affairs

Location: Taguig City, Philippines
Reporting to: Fiscal and Regulatory Affairs Lead, Robert Eugenio
Role: Permanent



The incumbent is in charge with ensuring that national regulatory issues and challenges in the operating environment impacting the business, with particular focus on excise and tax matters as well as the regulation of tobacco and reduced risk products, are proactively monitored, anticipated, and effectively addressed. Responsibilities include: monitoring emerging national regulations/jurisprudence, and providing analyses on their implications to the business; drafting position papers, correspondences, internal and external submissions on regulatory and fiscal issues; ensuring company compliance on all relevant regulatory requirements;building good working relations with key stakeholders in government, media and the business community;  protecting corporate reputation; and providing legal advice and opinions to other CA&C initiatives, including but not limited to the areas of external communications, Community Investment initiatives and other related matters. The incumbent is also expected to work with and provide support to cross-functional teams on issues that involve government regulation and compliance.



  • Stakeholder Management and Engagement

    • Takes the lead in managing and constantly updating a robust stakeholder map that inludes all external stakeholders that impact the operating environment, including but not limited to officials in the Executive Department, Congress, departments and agencies, local government units, and non-government organizations.  Develops and implements a plan to establish, maintain, and further nurture contacts and relationships with these officials.  Leverage stakeholder relationships to support business and operational issues, advocate company positions, and protect and promote company reputation.

  • Monitoring of National Issues an Potential Regulations

    • Responsible for ensuring that the company is up-to-date and knowledgeable with current and forthcoming regulations, anticipating regulatory trends both globally and in market.      

  • Advocacy

    • Takes the lead in ensuring that the company has a strategic excise strategy and that the same strategy is executed in representations with Congress.  He or she manages the preparation of company position papers, correspondences, and other submissions; represents the company or participates in and monitors public hearings, consultations and other similar fora. Establishes points-of-contact and collaborates with external parties including industry groups, academe, media and other like minded parties and individuals in the advocacy and promotion of company positions.  

  • Corporate Affairs Support

    • Provides support in all other department initiatives such as but not limited to, community investment and corporate sustainability initiatives, and other internal and external engagement initiatives.

  • Operational Support

    • Provides support to other teams such as M&S, Legal, P&C, and other JTI entities operating in the market, JTI AMC and JTI GBS, on operational matters that involve not only regulatory issues but stakeholder management, government and political insights, public interest and media issues.      



  • University Degree required; law degree or post-master degree in public administration, political science, or related fields is a plus
  • At least five years combined work experience in government, corporate law or  any corporate affairs related function
  • Proficiency in English and Filipino
  • Proven management skills, inter-personal skills, networking skills, familiarity with political environment and personalities, knowledge on government functions, computer literate 



  • Work in JTI Philippines Headquarters Taguig
  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive bonuses and cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Well-being programs for employees
  • Opportunities for your career growth
  • Recreational facilities in the office - Videoke, billiard and table tennis
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves.



  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
  • We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.
  • Should you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Venus Villanueva (


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