Chapter Relations, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Manager, Responsible Care for its Responsible Care and Value Outreach Department. 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.
The position is responsible for supporting the management and implementation of the Responsible Care® program, the chemical industry’s environment, health, safety and security program. This position will serve as a point of contact for participating companies to support their understanding of and reporting against performance measures, as well as developing, visualizing and interpreting benchmarking and annual metrics reporting surveys. The position will also support the management of the Responsible Care member governance process including supporting the preparation for working and board level meetings and will help coordinate between Responsible Care and complementary industry sustainability initiatives. The position reports directly to the Director, Responsible Care.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include managing key assigned areas of the Responsible Care program; leading groups/teams of internal staff and member company representatives for purposes of building consensus relative to the development and implementation of appropriate performance and advocacy strategies; managing the performance reporting program, including data collection system, data analysis and trending, as well as public performance reporting website (e.g., global performance reporting); and managing annual Responsible Care awards and certificates program.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in scientific, engineering, business, public policy, or related field; at least 3 years relevant professional experience, experience working in a corporation and/or trade association preferred; experience with data analysis and visualization skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple issues, projects, tasks, and information/requests; excellent written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with manufacturing industries and environment, health and safety programs preferred and travel domestically and internationally a must.
Additional Salary Information: ACC offers medical, dental, vision as well as 401(k) matching contribution up to 6% and a 6% contribution to the Profit Sharing Plan, both vested immediately at 100%. Additionally, employees have access to a no cost onsite fitness center and subsidized yoga classes as well as eligibility for performance based merit increases and discretionary bonus program.
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 public 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.