Government Relations & Public Policy Manager

  • Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Feb 12, 2021
Full time Government Affairs / Relations Public Policy

Job Description


Acara Solutions is seeking a Government Relations & Public Policy Manager to support our customers aviation production business for remote work.

Pay range: 160-180/hour


The Government relations manager will represent across all its product lines to public agencies, regulators, and government organizations as well as trade and industry organizations. This roll ensures that close alignment to public sector stakeholders in the countries and markets we are prioritizing and also supports our ability to build a business development pipeline with the public sector.   


➢ Develop public sector engagement strategy for each prioritized countries/markets
➢ Map the procurement cycle and stakeholder mapping for each country"s air navigation service provider
➢ Co-develop market entry strategy to ensure  go-to-market strategy is compliant with local norms.
➢ Provides support to company functional areas in achieving their results where political action and engagement is needed.  
➢ Develops relations with members on Capitol Hill and related government agencies in order to facilitate lobbying efforts as needed.  
➢ Actively participates in various business associations and councils (Ex: AIA, GAMA) that are important to our company"s business and are needed to advance the interests of our company.  
➢ Advises company senior management on political actions and/or initiatives that impact our company and how our company should respond.  
➢ Extends political support/activities to Canada.  
➢ Develops and manages a global business intelligence network focused on political sensitive areas.  
➢ Utilizes intelligence to develop and propose company functional strategic actions that promote company business interests.  
➢ Ensures employment law, work security/safety rules, and company policy and procedures are in compliance.  
➢ Ensures high level of quality services and meets ISO requirements.  
➢ Controls productivity (effectiveness/efficacy) and the organizational results for the area.  
➢ Manages employee in terms of professional performance, career development, training, compensation, staff analysis (new hire/termination), area/team/company integration, work conditions recommendations (vacation schedule, shift, overtime, on-call, stand by, travel availability, and day weekend).
➢ Offers guidance related to the disciplinary problems and authorizes employees" absence. 

Job Requirements Required Skills / Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in related discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in government relation and/or public agency experience in Aviation industry
  • Minimum of 10 years or greater experience in People Management/ Program Management.

 Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

  • Experience required as a political representative of the company interests with members on Capitol Hill and related government agencies.
  • Previous professional experience working within Urban Air Mobility ecosystem preferred
  • Experience managing public sector strategy outside the United States

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