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Government Relations Senior Manager - Technology

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00469252

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- 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

  • Monitor and analyze key regulatory proceedings and developments in Technology impacting the company’s clients at Federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Monitor, analyze, & report on key governmental policies pertaining to Technology
  • Build deep relationships with government and elected officials, industry trade associations, think tanks, alliance partners and industry representatives.
  • Develop policy positions on emerging regulatory issues impacting company and assist in development of overall strategy, including development of thought leadership.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate C-Suite relationships in govt., industry, academia & think tanks.
  • Work to identify & create positioning opportunities

  

Internal

  • Leveraging outside consultants, think tanks & trade associations to support development of Accenture strategy.
  • Work with operating groups and service lines to respond to regulatory policy issues and proceedings of interest to client offerings. 
  • Work collaboratively across Legal and with other corporate functions to manage reputational and enterprise risks to the company as required.
  • Support and coordinate global government relations program as required.

Relationships: 

 

            Reports to: 

 

Senior Director, Government Relations

                                   

            External Relationships:

            

Government officials

            External lobbyists

            Trade Associations

            Industry representatives

Outside ethics counsel

            External consultants

           

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.

·         Passion for technology and an understanding of Accenture’s Technology Vision

·         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 digital 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).

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

 

 



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