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Government Affairs (GA) is responsible for advocating Motorola Solutions’ public policy positions with policymakers in the United States and abroad. GA leads the company’s engagement with government representatives globally, working to develop and preserve regulatory and political environments that are favorable to the company’s profitable growth. In addition, the organization houses the company’s country management organization.
We are currently looking for a talented and skilled Government Affairs Director to be part of our global Government Affairs team to focus on public policy issues related to the intersection of privacy and technology. This role will be based in Washington D.C.
As a Government Affairs Director you will:
Assist with the development and implementation of legislative tactics and strategies surrounding public policy related to privacy.
Analyze proposed legislation and regulations of importance to the company and advocate in support of public policy that aligns with company priorities.
Serve as a resource to other GA team members on public policy related to privacy and work closely with internal business stakeholders to understand the impact of such proposals.
Provide input to plan and develop the organization’s legislative agenda based on a solid understanding of the company’s business priorities.
Investigate and keep management informed of pending privacy and AI related legislative issues of interest to the company.
Work with and may assist in managing contract lobbyists.
Coordinate with other team members and be highly collaborative and experienced in effective matrixed working relationships.
Interact with management and customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines.
Represent the organization as a principal contact with the U.S. Congress, and key federal agencies.
To be successful as a Government Affairs Director you should be/have:
7+ years of experience working on privacy public policy issues. Capitol Hill or federal agency experience required. Experience working these issues at the state/local level, and experience with law enforcement a plus.
Juris Doctor degree preferred.
Knowledge and experience in developing and advancing legislative issues, as well as developing strategic plans concerning these issues.
Strong collaborative, teaming and interpersonal skills.
A self-starter who shows initiative.
The ability to synthesize and summarize legislative issues and implications for management.
A seasoned professional who can resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
Strategic planning skills.
Experience with consultant management.
Excellent written and oral skills.
Ability to create and deliver effective presentations.
Minimum of a Bachelors degree and 7+ years of experience
Motorola Solutions is a U.S. Federal contractor and must comply with the recent U.S. Government Executive Order requiring that Federal contractors ensure that their U.S. employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. Accordingly, Motorola Solutions requires all US employees, even those working from home, to be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious belief.
If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a qualified medical condition or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation prior to moving forward with the recruitment process. As a part of this process you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, an offer for employment will not be made.
Referral Payment Plan
Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, or, any other protected characteristic.
Job posted: 2021-11-07