Director Government Relations- Aerospace

25 Jul, 2021


Director Government Relations- Aerospace

Washington, DC

Overview. Director for Aerospace division of Honeywell’s Global Government Affairs function.

Primary Function. Government relations for civilian aviation, defense, and space programs.

Reporting. Reports to Vice President, Government Relations for Aerospace. No subordinate reports.

Location. 101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Duties & Responsibilities:

Government Relations – Serves as a Honeywell representative to Congress and Administration. Develops advocacy and education campaigns to support business interests.

Political Action Committee – Serves as a lobbyist for the Honeywell International Political Action Committee (HIPAC). Represents Honeywell at fundraisers. Supports employee recruitment activities.

Legislative, Budget, and Policy Expert – Comprehensive knowledge of legislative and public policy process. Identifies, analyzes, and disseminates analysis of relevant legislation, budget, appropriations, and policy to company stakeholders and leaders.

Professional Behaviors:

Professionalism – Commitment to integrity, ethics, respect, diversity, and inclusion.

Expertise – Demonstrated tactical and strategic capabilities with sound policy judgment.

Range – Simultaneously engage on multiple levels of Congress and Government to achieve outcomes.

Adaptability – Adjust to changing circumstances, including shifting political dynamics.

Teamwork – Operate successfully within a small, highly-focused team. 

Drive – Self-starter that works efficiently and with curiosity to find the right approach or solution.

Vision – Evaluate the status quo, identify opportunities, develop plans, and secure results.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, political science, policy, engineering, international relations, law or similar required.

Experience: 10+ years’ experience in the United States Congress working for a Member office or as committee staff in either transportation or defense committees of jurisdiction (authorizations or appropriations).

Office Skills: Competency in using Microsoft programs and basic information technology is required.  


Education: Postgraduate preferred

Experience: Transportation and defense is preferred, but not required. Equivalent experience in related trade associations, public policy organizations, government affairs companies and civilian or military legislative affairs offices will also be considered.

Expertise: Extensive knowledge of Congressional operations, authorizations, and appropriations. Proven record of working with senior House and Senate leaders, political appointees and senior civil servants or high-ranking military leaders.

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Job posted: 2021-07-25