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Government Relations and Advocacy Manager


Base pay $100k - $150k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
An employers Association and registered training organisation dedicated to representing businesses in the automotive industry. It regularly offers advice on matters affecting the industry and assists its members by lobbying governing bodies to ensure a viable industry in NSW. A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Government Relations and Advocacy Manager to join its head office team.

Your new role

  • Liaise with Government Departments and Ministerial Offices on legislative and policy matters
  • Carry out research and make formal submissions to Government bodies
  • Represent the Industry Association on a variety of committees
  • Promote the Associations benefits to assigned members
  • Advise Area Managers on legislative information about various acts and prescribed forms
  • Build relationships with a range of stakeholders to ensure positive outcomes for members
  • Present information sessions to members on legislative and policy updates
  • Interact with relevant bodies and sit on national industry sector committees
  • Assist members in tribunal matters, private mediations hearings and disputes
  • Provide reporting to the Executive Board and Governing Council
  • Attend Governing Council meetings to provide updates and responses to current issues
  • Become a subject matter expert on electrical vehicles (EV) and provide advice to members

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience in Policy formation, advocacy, and lobbying
  • Demonstrated skills in research and writing formal submissions to government
  • Knowledge of the Automotive industry and its applicable legislation
  • Electronic Vehicle (EV) knowledge and expertise highly desirable
  • Excellent influencing, relationship building and negotiation skills
  • Strong writing skills and exceptional communication skills
  • Member services oriented with the ability to work in a diverse membership base
  • Creative and lateral thinking, high level of initiative and pro-activity
  • Sound time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Experience within the Automotive industry highly beneficial
  • Postgraduate qualification in Public Policy, Government, Legal or other relevant field

What you'll get in return
This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-thinking industry association providing innovative business services of superior value and delivering the best outcomes for its stakeholders. You will join a supportive, collaborative, and well-established team of industry experts and be able to apply your professional advocacy skills to add value to the organisation and its members.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to krista.godfrey@hays.com.au. If you would like a confidential discussion about this role, please call Krista Godfrey on 02 8226 9789.

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Job details
Date posted
8 Feb 2022
Government, Emergency & Defence
Policy, Planning & Regulation
Base pay
$100k - $150k
Contract type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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