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Regulatory Affairs Lead

The National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) is in search of a senior leader to direct regulatory affairs activities for this important National trade association representing the oilseed processors in the United States.  We seek an accomplished self-starter who can effectively oversee and manage regulatory affairs efforts important to member companies and the industry, drawing on expertise and resources from members, allied associations and industry coalitions. As the key advocate on industry positions, excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills are of utmost importance.

The Organization

Established in 1930, NOPA’s ( mission is to assist the U.S Oilseed Industry by cultivating a thriving and sustainable operating environment through advocacy and strategic collaboration. NOPA represents 13 member companies who process over 1.8 billion bushels of oilseeds annually at 63 plants in 21 states.

The Position

The purpose of this role is to provide expert support, guidance and thought-leadership to NOPA’s committees responsible for the regulatory issues which affect the ability of NOPA members to run their operations in a safe, efficient and highly productive manner. This role is responsible for the development, implementation and management of effective regulatory policy strategies in support of NOPA’s policy objectives and priorities.

Position responsibilities

Key issue areas

The successful candidate will oversee and manage key regulatory and legislative issues, including:

Other important parameters for this position include:

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate has a compelling blend of relevant scientific and regulatory expertise, paired with excellent communication and leadership skills. He or she can identify, prioritize and manage existing or emerging issues or crises in close collaboration with NOPA’s Committees, senior representatives of member companies and outside coalitions.

Education level

Experience and skills

National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status.



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