Government Relations Senior Manager - Federal

  • Washington, DC, United States
  • May 19, 2017
Full time Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

 

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Job Description

  • Strategize on government relations to advance business objectives at the Federal level as well by leveraging external consultants, think tanks, and trade associations.
  • Facilitate C-Suite relationships in govt., industry, academia & think tanks.
  • Work collaboratively to identify & create federal reform issues positioning opportunities.
  • Track federal policy issues and monitor, analyze, & report on related key governmental policies.
  • Develop policy positions on emerging regulatory issues impacting company and assist in development of overall strategy, including development of thought leadership.
  • Monitor and analyze key regulatory proceedings and developments impacting the company’s clients at Federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Work with operating groups and service lines to respond to regulatory policy issues and proceedings of interest to client offerings. 
  • Develop and implement policy positions on emerging issues surrounding your areas of focus. 
  • Work collaboratively with our business and marketing teams to identify and create impactful positioning opportunities at the intersection of government and business.
  • Work with Legal to monitor, analyze, and report on key federal and policy issues impacting the company and our offerings.
  • Work collaboratively across Legal and with other corporate functions to manage reputational and enterprise risks to the company as required.
  • Develop company relationship with Administration, Congress and industry trade associations.
  • Advocate on behalf of the company to the Administration, Congress and regulators.
  • Manage relationships with outside consultants for lobbying, campaign and regulatory policy matters with regards to technology issues.
  • Develop and execute effective advocacy strategies to advance the company’s business objectives including leveraging external consultants, think tanks and trade associations.

Basic Qualifications:

 

Education: 

 

Bachelor’s degree required.  Advanced degree preferred.

 

Work Experience:  

 

10+ years of Government Relations (Legislative, Regulatory, Policy and Corporate) experience

 

            Work Requirements:

 

            Some Travel required

 

 

Preferred Skill Requirements:

 

  • Deep understanding of the Federal legislative and regulatory processes, players and major policy issues.
  • Ability to translate business goals into results through the development and execution of an effective lobbying strategy, political relationship development program and leveraging internal staff, subject matter experts and external lobbyists
  • Understanding of government relations in non-US countries.
  • Reputation for having the highest ethical standards and integrity
  • Understanding of the government, legislative and regulatory processes, players and policy issues
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills, for both internal and external audiences
  • Strong writing and legislative/policy analysis skills

 

Professional Skills:

 

  • Reputation for having the highest ethical standards and integrity
  • Understanding of business offerings of operating groups and service lines as well as company’s client
  • Proven ability to organize, manage and deliver on metrics of major projects on a deadline and within a budget.
  • Proven ability to effectively handle multiple complex projects and issues on the legislative, procurement, legal and compliance fronts.
  • Proven ability to work with senior company executives, colleagues, outside regulatory officials and industry contacts.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage others to advance the objectives of the office and the company.
  • Strong team building and conflict resolution skills

 

Candidates who are currently on assignment as part of the Global Careers program are not eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 

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