Senior Manager - Government Affairs

FCA Group
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 10

Position description

The Senior Manager- Government Affairs will be based in the FCA office in Washington D.C. and is responsible for developing and implementing political, legislative and regulatory strategies to promote FCA interests, primarily in the areas of environmental and energy policy, including fuel economy/GHG emissions, fuels, alternative fuel vehicles, and stationary source emissions, among other issues. The Senior Manager will conduct meetings with members of Congress, Congressional staff and administration officials to communicate FCA positions on federal legislative and regulatory issues.

Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with Congressional and administration staff
  • Consult with outside counsel and consultants on legal and regulatory issues and strategies
  • Work closely and collaboratively with FCA non-government affairs specialists to develop FCA positions and implement advocacy and communications strategies
  • Forge coalitions with other manufacturers, trade associations, interest groups, and other industry stakeholders to advance FCA interests and shape industry agendas to align with FCA business priorities
  • Analyze and influence legislative and regulatory developments and keep management informed of potential impacts on FCA
  • Prepare comments, position papers and advocacy materials on proposed legislation and regulations

This position will report to Head of North America External Affairs


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Business Administration, Law, English or related field
  • Minimum eight years of experience working in a federal agency, Congress, trade association or law firm
  • Strong experience navigating legislative and regulatory issues related to the automotive industry
  • Deep substantive expertise in mobile source environmental policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (Master’s, J.D., etc.)
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills, must be able to perform well while working independently and with others
  • Demonstrated ability to display good judgment, creativity and dependability while performing work duties
  • Willingness to travel occasionally (1-2 times/month)

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