The Permian Public & Government Affairs Manager serves as ExxonMobil’s principal point of contact with XTO Operations in the Permian and Delaware Basins as well as with Governors, State Legislators, statewide elected and appointed officials, as well as numerous third party organizations in New Mexico. The manager’s primary responsibility is to provide support to XTO operations as an active participant on the operations team with XTO, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, in the region as well as a participant in ExxonMobil’s issues management process, working with a broader team to achieve beneficial outcomes as expressed by the business lines and management. The manager is also responsible for monitoring, managing, and developing government relations strategies for all New Mexico state legislative activity and executive branch directives of importance to XTO and ExxonMobil.
Job Role Responsibilities
Provide operations support, including emergency response and community relations, to XTO operations in the Permian and Delaware Basins in West Texas and New Mexico. Coordinate development of company positions and advocacy strategies on state government issues (primarily legislative and executive branches) that affect ExxonMobil and XTO in New Mexico. Develop political analysis to support execution of business objectives. Build relationships with organizations, individuals and regulatory agencies that have influence on government affairs issues. Interface with Governors, staff, cabinet members, legislators and regulatory agencies. Prepare and develop government affairs background information and materials for internal clients. These products may include (but are not limited to) political analysis, advantages of support/opposition, bill analysis and legislative highlights. Primary job functions include direct lobbying of state legislative and executive branches, recommend and manage political contributions in compliance with state law, build relationships with industry and trade association, adhere to approved company messages on key issues, manage government relations office, budget and state political contributions and well as community programs and contributions budget and ensure compliance with state lobbying laws, disclosure reports and contributions activity.
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