Policy Manager | Manufacturer’s Association of Israel (MAI)

Job Description

a. Represent the Israeli industry in bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTA) and forums focusing on international trade and trade-related aspects.
b. Monitor trade barriers in export markets and violations of fair trade principles.
c. Assist Israeli exporters and importers to address ad-hoc situations.
d. National contact point (NCP) to The World Economic Forum (WEF) and its Bench-marking Network.
e. Represent the Israeli industry and private sector as a member of several OECD/BIAC committees, in addition to facilitating the engagement of Israel representatives in over 40 policy groups.
f. Perform PR for the Israeli industry including writing reviews on international political economy aspects, major economies and markets, arrange and lead professional seminars.

More Information

Since its establishment in 1921, the Manufacturers Association of Israel (MAI) has been recognized as an important pillar in the Israeli economy and its industry in particularly. As an independent umbrella organization, the MAI represents private, public, government and kibbutz-owned enterprises, constituting a powerful advocacy element both at the level of purposed legislation, and in practice. Through lobbying efforts and hands-on involvement in policy making. MAI supports free and open trade based on reciprocity and fair trade practices, and facilitates opportunities for international trade.

The MAI’s direct and indirect membership of more than, 2,000 companies accounts for over 90% Israel’s industrial output. Along with the government and the Histadrut (trade union), the MAI is one of the leading influencers in the Israeli economy and the sole representative body of all industrial sectors in Israel.

Tel Aviv
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