Global Government Affairs & Policy Director

Job Description Summary

The Global Government Affairs & Policy Director will lead government affairs and policy for GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) globally. The government affairs leader serves on the leadership team and works with business leaders to set global government engagement strategy to drive favorable commercial outcomes and to establish GEH as a leader in the global energy transition. This person will represent GEH before policymakers, customers, industry associations and other critical stakeholders.

Job Description

This individual will:

  • Repres e n t GEH in f r o n t o f p o lic y m a k ers , d e v e l o p p o li c y p o s i ti o n s and executing on the policy p rior i ties
  • En g a g e with o ff i cials at all l e v els o f g o v er n m ent in k e y g l o b al m ar k e t s to ens u re GEH's positions and pr i o riti e s are c o n si d ered a s p o li c ym a k e rs sh ap e s ta t u t o ry a n d reg u lat o r y fr a m e wo r ks
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a network of key officials in the US Congress (including Members and staff of the energy and environment-related committees), the US Administration (including the Department of Energy, Department of Commerce, and other relevant agencies), and key state-level energy officials and regulators.
  • Responsible for providing intelligence to key business leadership, developing and articulating policy positions, and shaping outcomes to advance the interests of the business.
  • Develop and lead critical advocacy campaigns, including aligning with GEH customers, industry/trade associations and other stakeholders; and shaping the views of the role of nuclear gas power in the energy transition.
  • Responsible for developing and executing a strategy to leverage the company's political action committee in alignment with employee and company interests.
  • Responsible for organizing visits to Washington by senior GE business leaders
  • P artici p a t e a c ti v ely in bu si n ess st r at e g ic a n d o p e r ati n g re v i e w
  • C oo r d i n a t e w ith GE C o r p o r ate G o v er n m ent Affa i r s a n d Po l i cy l eaders h ip and o t h er c o r p o r a te f un cti o n s o n crit i cal c r o s s - b u si n ess p o li c y in i ti a ti v e s
  • L e v era g e GE In t ern a ti o n al M ark e ts t e a m t o a ch i e v e p o licy o u t c o m e s in k ey g l o b al m a r k e ts


Minimum requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.


Desired characteristics
  • Experience that includes a combination of work in the US Congress, the US Administration, and the private sector.
  • Str o n g inter p ers o n al, w rit i ng , and presentat i o n s kills; a b ility t o c o n c e p tua l i z e, st r u cture, and p resent c o m p elli n g s t o ri e s to a w i d e ran g e o f audie n c es.
  • Expec t s e x cellent r e su l t s, en a b l es a n d e m po wers o t h e rs, and h o l d s t e a m s a n d h e rself / h i m self acc o un ta b le.
  • Candidates must commit to conducting GE's business affairs with the highest integrity, including strict adherence to applicable laws and GE's values.
  • A strong understanding of the energy and/or utility sector.


Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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