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Director, Government Relations

Company: CGI
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Director, Government Relations Position Description Individual will a have strong understanding of current state/local political issues, stakeholders, and state/local priorities, and be knowledgeable with respect to agency operations, budgeting, and procurement procedures. Prior government service and/or experience is highly preferred. Must be able to work closely with the Vice President Government Relations, which includes states in LA, OK, TN, AL & Texas Business Units and be accountable and work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and government officials.This role will be located in Austin, TX.Your future duties and responsibilities--- Work with the Vice President, Government Relations in developing, executing, and monitoring a coordinated government relations plan and political stakeholder analysis.--- Work with the Vice President, Government Relations in providing knowledge and targeted advocacy during a procurement cycle.--- Support and drive Political Action Committee (CGI PAC) giving and activities.--- Work with the Vice President, Government Relations in developing jurisdiction's campaign contribution strategy.--- Actively monitor and provide direct leadership in elections important to CGI.--- Serve as a representative to political associations.--- Track legislation and budget process in the legislature.--- Conduct opposition research (i.e., Competitor's political, in-kind and charitable contributions).--- Monitor media and assist with implementing public relations strategy.Required qualifications to be successful in this role--- Bachelor's degree plus seven years of directly related experience--- Strong communications skills--- MS Office & MS Teams--- Must have experience working at a government relations level with (TN, AL, LA, TX and OK)--- Understand state & local government compliance rules CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI's benefits include:--- Competitive base salaries--- Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category--- 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members--- Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans--- Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;--- Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and moreBuild your career with us.It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.Learn more about CGI at unsolicited agency referrals please.CGI is an equal opportunity employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.We make it easy to translate military experience and skills! Click here to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members.All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.Skills: Campaign Management. Media. Procurement.

Keywords: CGI, Austin , Director, Government Relations, Government & Protective Services , Austin, Texas

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