State and Local Legislative Affairs Strategy and Analyst-19016769

31 Jul, 2019


State and Local Legislative Affairs Strategy and Analyst-19016769

Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, VA


The Analyst, State and Local Legislative Affairs, reports to the Director of Legislative Affairs & State and Local Government Relations within the Corporate Government Relations organization. The Analyst is responsible for supporting the achievement of state and local legislative goals set forth by Northrop Grumman. This is accomplished through internal and external research, strategy development, organization, communications, and outreach. The Analyst will be responsible for tracking state legislation and regulations, and updating internal stakeholders on legislative and regulatory developments. The individual will also attend internal meetings / briefings in order to be fully informed on various company issues. In addition the individual will be attending external meetings to develop relationships and stay up to date on developments that will affect the company. The individual will also be assisting with coordinating visits by state and local officials and their staffs to company facilities and events. In addition the individual will provide support to the Director and Managers, assisting with presentations, communications, and briefings used to update company executives. Travel will be required. Willingness to be a team player, attention to detail, strong organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills is essential.

The successful candidate is a self starter with integrity, a willingness to learn, and a desire to move into an state advocacy role. Individual needs to possess a professional presence for interacting with public policy decision makers, staff, and external audiences. Must be flexible and demonstrate judgment/decision-making skills, and political acumen. A strong commitment and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment is paramount. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as project management, analytical, planning, presentation and interpersonal skills are required.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, law, business or related field and a minimum of 3 years of related experience; 1 year of related experience with a master’s degree.
An understanding and demonstrated knowledge of state and local legislative process is required. This includes exposure to broad-based issues including the legislative and political process and environment, and an understanding of the factors affecting state and local government policy developments.
Ability to analyze and organize a broad range of issues is key, as is strategic thinking

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a state and local government staff role.
Demonstrated abilities in setting and meeting objectives, while reacting within a growing and changing internal and external environment.
Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others.
Knowledge of power point and excel applications, along with research capabilities.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19016769

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Job posted: 2019-07-31