Director - Government Relations, Great Lakes Division

    • HNTB Corp
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Posted 25 days ago | Updated 1 hour ago

Overview

On Site
USD 171,894.69 - 274,585.03 per year
Full Time

Skills

Regulatory affairs
Strategic planning
Professional writing
Community development
Management
Policies
Transportation
Collaboration
Leadership
Training
Legal
Regulatory Compliance
Research
Documentation
Communication
Planning
RPO
Strategy

Job Details

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

This opportunity entails being responsible for directing HNTB's government relations activities in the Great Lakes Division to achieve government relations priorities established in the division strategic plan. Implements a defined process for interacting with key policy makers who influence funding and programs in the infrastructure and transportation industry. Assists and supports employees of the Great Lakes Division to establish and achieve government relations goals.

Job Summary:
  • Partners with the government relations team, infrastructure and mobility equity team and in collaboration with HNTB Great Lakes Division offices, develops, leads, and directs government relations strategies.
  • Develops a division-wide vision for government relations working in collaboration with HNTB division and offices to advance development through transportation and infrastructure investment.
  • Collaborates with and helps manage external government relations consultants.
  • Develops division annual PAC plan in collaboration with office leadership, division leadership and external consultants.
  • Designs and implements strategies to build relationships with elected and appointed officials. Coordinates involvement with HNTB market sector leaders, government relations, and external consultants.
  • Assists in government relations training of HNTB staff including best practices and legal/ethics compliance.
  • Provides professional writing, research support and preparation of draft technical documents on relevant legislative issues as required. Drafts legislative updates, fact sheets, newsletter articles, and testimony related to HNTB's government relations priorities.

What You'll Do:
  • Partners with the government relations team, infrastructure and mobility equity team and in collaboration with HNTB regions, divisions, and offices, develops, leads, and directs city and municipal government relations strategies.
  • Develops a company-wide vision for municipal government relations working in collaboration with HNTB regions, divisions, and offices to advance community development through transportation and infrastructure investment.
  • Designs and implements strategies to build relationships with municipal elected officials utilizing HNTB memberships in various industry and political associations. Coordinates involvement with HNTB market sector leaders, government relations, and external consultants.
  • Works with HNTB office and line leaders in their local geography to support mayors, local elected officials as well as non-governmental and community based leaders to envision transportation and mobility solutions to promote economic development.
  • Optimizes coordination/communication with local transportation agencies/leaders, metropolitan and regional planning organizations (MPO's/RPO's), state DOTs and non-governmental and community based organizations.
  • Helps attract, recruit, and retain best talent to HNTB to support the division/office execution of a municipal government relations strategy related to transportation infrastructure and community development.
  • Supports sustainable, pro?table growth in transportation and infrastructure services for cities and municipalities through increased sales and delivery.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10 years' related experience working with elected officials or on political campaigns
  • 2 years' experience working with the transportation industry and transportation matters

What We Prefer:
  • Experience in a leadership position at a corporate government relations or advocacy organization

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Locations:

Chicago, IL, Columbus, OH, Detroit, MI, East Lansing, MI (Lansing), Indianapolis, IN, Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI (East Wisconsin Avenue), Minneapolis, MN

The approximate pay range for Ohio is $171,894.69 - $274,585.03. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual's qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.

NOTICE TO THIRD-PARTY AGENCIES:

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Corporate Services Group

ReqID: R-20295