Director, Government Affairs

02 Feb, 2023


Director, Government Affairs

Austin, TX | Atlanta, GA | Tallahassee, FL | Harrisburg, PA | Washington, DC | Albany, NY | Raleigh, NC

About Conduent

Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments – creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.

You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Director, Government Affairs is a government affairs professional with at least 7 years of experience working in government and/or engaging in advocacy before government officials. Strategic thinking, a reasoned approach toward tactics, and strong communications skills are critical for this position. This Director will play an important role in a well-respected, growing government affairs team and will report directly to the Global Head of Government Affairs.

The Government Affairs team works with leaders across many groups within Conduent. This team is built upon four guiding principles: providing excellent, timely, and action-oriented internal client service to our colleagues; producing the highest quality work; protecting Conduent; and understanding the big picture. Embracing these principles is a necessary element to succeed in the position. Doing the right thing and leading others to do the right thing also are critical attributes.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Formulating Government Affairs strategies and tactical plans
  • Collaborating closely with business owners and Legal Department colleagues
  • Overseeing lobbyists, consultants, and outside counsel
  • Building relationships with government leaders
  • Supporting Conduent’s political action committee and foundation
  • Participating in the creation of public affairs strategies
  • Communicating to senior leadership on Government Affairs activities


  • Have 7+ years of public policy, legal, and/or government affairs experience
  • Display a track record of strategic thinking and effective collaboration with government stakeholders
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills to all levels within an organization
  • Show political and business acumen
  • Have experience tackling complex and/or sensitive public sector issues
  • Embrace learning about new technologies/offerings and adapting to evolving challenges


To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a resume

At Conduent, we take pride in the individual differences in our associates and strive to make Conduent a great place to work. So we embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Working For You

Perks and rewards designed for you:

  • Health and Welfare Benefits: Our health and welfare benefits can be tailored to fit you and your family’s needs and start on the first day of employment.
  • Retirement Savings: We will support you as you save for your future.
  • Employee Discounts: We offer you access to a vast selection of global, national, and local discounts on merchandise, services, travel, and more.
  • Career Growth Opportunities: We help you thrive, so together, we can grow. We provide opportunities to advance your career with a vast portfolio of businesses and a global footprint.
  • Paid Training: Earn while you learn and continue to grow with access to award-winning learning platforms throughout your Conduent career.
  • Paid time off: We provide attractive paid time off packages designed for you to enjoy your life away from work.
  • Great Work Environment: We are proud of our award-winning culture and the recognition we’ve received for our diversity efforts.

Pay Transparency Laws in some locations require disclosure of compensation-related information. For this position, actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. In addition to base pay, this position, based on business need, may be eligible for a bonus or incentive, and Conduent provides a variety of benefits to employees including health insurance coverage, voluntary dental and vision programs, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO) or vacation or sick time. The estimated starting base pay range for this role is $125-$175k and will be commensurate with candidate experience.





Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.


People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the “Submit” button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form. You may also click here to access Conduent’s ADAAA Accommodation Policy.


At Conduent, we value the health and safety of our associates, their families and our community. Under our current protocols, we do not require vaccination against COVID for most of our US jobs, but may require you to provide your COVID vaccination status, where legally permissible.

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Job posted: 2023-02-02