Policy Advisor, Americas Government Affairs

24 Jul, 2022

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Policy Advisor, Americas Government Affairs

TE Connectivity
Washington, D.C.

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

Overview:

As a member of TE Connectivity’s Global Government Affairs and Corporate Responsibility team (GGA-CR), the government affairs policy advisor will be a part of a diverse global government affairs team, working across regions and functions to advance TE’s government affairs agenda before elected officials and government decision-makers. In this role, you’ll work closely with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to promote TE’s business priorities and deliver on growth objectives in the Americas region.

The candidate will support the Global Government Affairs Americas Lead in developing and advancing the TE Americas policy strategy, including identifying legislative, regulatory, and operational risks and opportunities across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil. The candidate will serve as an advocate and interlocuter with these governments, developing issue champions on tax, trade, and workforce policy issues. The candidate will also support the administration of TE Connectivity’s Political Action Committee (TEPAC).

Key responsibilities:

Develop, implement and manage government affairs strategy and legislative agenda, including tracking legislation, regulation, and direct lobbying.
Provide rapid response to fast-moving legislative priorities including the development of talking points with key internal subject matter experts. Provide support in translating policy initiatives into business opportunities to help grow TE’s revenue and impact positively/protect TE’s bottom line.
Support grassroots agenda by organizing facility visits by government officials, as well as annual “Washington, DC Fly In.”
Recommend political contributions to U.S. candidates aligned with TE’s business interests. Coordinate compliance and administration of the PAC, including membership solicitations and communications.

Support the GGA Americas Lead in management of trade association membership and outside political consultants.
Write position papers and issue summaries for internal and external stakeholders.
Oversee the tracking of facility footprint across the region and maintain facility fact sheets for advocacy effort support.
Support the GGA Americas Lead with footprint projects to achieve value for the company.
Identify opportunities to position TE executives with high level decision-makers.

What your background should look like:

Key responsibilities:

Develop, implement and manage government affairs strategy and legislative agenda, including tracking legislation, regulation, and direct lobbying.
Provide rapid response to fast-moving legislative priorities including the development of talking points with key internal subject matter experts. Provide support in translating policy initiatives into business opportunities to help grow TE’s revenue and impact positively/protect TE’s bottom line.
Support grassroots agenda by organizing facility visits by government officials, as well as annual “Washington, DC Fly In.”
Recommend political contributions to U.S. candidates aligned with TE’s business interests. Coordinate compliance and administration of the PAC, including membership solicitations and communications.

Support the GGA Americas Lead in management of trade association membership and outside political consultants.
Write position papers and issue summaries for internal and external stakeholders.
Oversee the tracking of facility footprint across the region and maintain facility fact sheets for advocacy effort support.
Support the GGA Americas Lead with footprint projects to achieve value for the company.
Identify opportunities to position TE executives with high level decision-makers.

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity  
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

Compensation  
Competitive pay commensurate with experience: $XX to $XX per hour (subject to change dependent on physical location)
Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.

What TE Connectivity Internship Program offers: 
Our internship program gives students the opportunity to work on valuable projects that contribute to the success of their team and build on their classroom experience. Throughout the 10-12 week program, interns will be provided with:
Onboarding & Orientation
Professional Development Workshops
Networking Opportunities
Operations Experience
Executive Exposure

Learn more here

Job posted: 2022-07-24