Government Relations Manager, Lead

31 Dec, 2020


Government Relations Manager, Lead

CGI Group
Fairfax, VA

Position Description

The candidate will have strong understanding of current state/local political issues, stakeholders, and state/local priorities, and be knowledgeable with respect to agency operations, budgeting, and procurement procedures. Prior government service and/or experience are highly preferred. Must be able to work closely with the Vice President Government Relations, which includes states in all Business Unit, and be accountable and work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and government officials.

Your future duties and responsibilities


• Work with the Vice President, Government Relations in developing, executing, and monitoring a coordinated government relations plan and political stakeholder analysis.
• Work with the Vice President, Government Relations in providing knowledge and targeted advocacy during a procurement cycle.
• Support and drive Political Action Committee (CGI PAC) giving and activities.
• Work with the Vice President, Government Relations in developing jurisdiction’s campaign contribution strategy.
• Actively monitor and provide direct leadership in elections important to CGI.
• Serve as a representative to political associations especially the Republican Governor’s Association.
• Track legislation and budget process in the legislature.
• Monitor media and assist with implementing public relations strategy.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role


• Bachelor’s degree plus five years of directly related experience
• Strong communications skills
• MS Office & TEAM
• Understand state & local government compliance rules


  • Microsoft Office
  • Problem Solving/DecisionMaking
  • Customer Service & Support

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Job posted: 2020-12-31