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Director, Public & Government Affairs - Global Public Policy

Company: National Conference of State Legislatures
Location: Olympia
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Director, Public & Government Affairs - Global Public Policy

  • Identifying Walmart's public policy priorities, both in your respective subject matter expertise area(s) and through collaboration in peer-owned areas as well
  • Devising appropriate strategic plans to address Walmart's public policy priorities,and work with colleagues to execute through effective tactics
  • Informing, advising, and recommending appropriate courses of action tointernal business partnersrelated to Walmart's public policy priorities
  • Monitoringand analyzing legislation, high-level administrative or regulatory activity, or other government-led initiatives at all levels that could be of potential impact to Walmart, its associates, or its customers
  • Buildingand managingrelationships with external trade and industry associations, NGOs, public policy experts, thought leaders, and other stakeholders
  • Leveraging stakeholder relationships in the public policy space to advance Walmart's policy prioritiesandpromote a better understanding of Walmart's important role in society
  • Engaging in public policy research with internal and external partners
  • Building networks across internal business functions to develop accurate and meaningful public policy positions and appropriate responses to external factors
  • Collaboratingwith other team members to create and maintain public policy workstreams and partnershipsthat benefit Walmart, its associates, and its customers
  • Communicating in a crisp, but informative manner in writing, in speaking opportunities, and through dynamic presentationsQualifications
    • You have8+years' public policy experienceand demonstrated success in government, public or government affairs, and/or related advocacy fields
    • You hold aBachelor'sdegree in government/political science, economics, international affairs, business, or relevant subject matter fields (see above); advanced degrees preferred
    • You have a deep understanding of policymaking processes at the state/local, federal, and/or global level - and how to leverage private sector influencein those processes
    • You want to tackle complex public policy problems, and can anticipate them and react quickly when they occur
    • You can identify appropriate courses of action in response to complex public policy problems, and then work with teams to implement effective solutions
    • Youare comfortable directly counseling senior company leaders on policy issues and strategy
    • You have experience in working in matrixed environments with an ability to navigate complex organizations and spark collaboration across teams and departments
    • You have experience cultivating and managing stakeholder relationships with trust and integrityThe above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.About the OrganizationWho WeAreJoin Walmart and your work could help over 275million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you'll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.careers.walmart.com How to ApplyEqual Opportunity EmployerWalmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

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