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Manager, Public Policy

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Oct 17,2017

Posted on

Jun 17,2017
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Manager, Public Policy Duties: Report to the Senior Manager, Public Policy and work in office. Will have the responsibility to help develop and execute public policy and advocacy priorities on last-mile delivery and logistics issues before Congress and relevant stakeholder groups. In helping to set the public policy and advocacy agenda, will work collaboratively and transparently with others in public policy, business units, and legal to ensure alignment between business priorities and public policy goals. Will assess and communicate potential government activities back to the business and develop mitigation or enhancement strategies and positions. In addition, the Manager will be responsible for promoting customer-centric approach before federal policymakers and with stakeholders on issues related to e-commerce delivery. Will work with others on the public policy team to facilitate high-level meetings between executives and key stakeholders within relevant federal agencies to promote and advocate the company’s policy and regulatory objectives. Will work with others in public policy and the business units to determine, maintain, and staff appropriate industry associations and standards bodies. Work collaboratively and transparently with public policy team to ensure alignment between core business priorities and public policy goals. Anticipate challenges/obstacles our business could face as the public policy landscape evolves. Ensure Congressional and regulator awareness of last-mile delivery efforts. Start to effect change and drive policymaking that will ultimately benefit our customers. Help manage and coordinate external advocacy efforts, outreach programs, and key initiatives in concert with business objectives. Help determine and staff appropriate corporate membership opportunities in industry associations and political organizations, and help ensure appropriate utilization of outside technical consultants.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: BS/BA Degree required. 5+ years of relevant experience working on transportation and logistics issues. Strong understanding of the legislative process and the various committees covering transportation, logistics, and technology issues. Preferred: JD Degree or Advanced Degree not required but would be a strong plus. Highly effective oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Ability to understand how language in legislative or regulatory proposals could affect corporate operations, identify business implications, and synthesize policy documents for internal customers. Maintain highest personal levels of ethical conduct, confidentiality, and integrity, with strongest professional reputation in the industry. Self-starter with proven track record of successfully working with a wide array of functional groups across an organization and cultures. Ability to effectively and comfortably interact at the highest corporate and political levels. Ability to influence, negotiate with, and persuade others. Strong judgment/decision-making skills. Ability to build and foster effective relationships and networks with others. A broad exposure across the full array of last-mile delivery and logistics policy and regulatory activities, including new technologies, delivery challenges, and solutions for both urban and rural customers. A strong professional network, understanding key organizations engaging on last-mile delivery issues.

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