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Sr. Professional II, Government Relations - Washington D.C., District of Columbia

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As a member of the corporate team, you’ll focus on enhancing the relationship with our clients as we provide outstanding business solution services. Within departments like Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, and Engineering, Conduent is actively staffing all teams with roles like Recovery Analyst, Client Services Specialist, and Senior Management Consultant. At Conduent, we give our employees the opportunity to further develop their career skills with the intention of growing them into leaders within the organization.

  • Full Time
  • Experienced
  • Professional Development Opportunities

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  • Expressive Presenter 6
  • Conceptual 4
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Responsibilities


About Conduent


Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve.

We manage interactions with patients and the insured for a significant portion of the U.S. healthcare industry. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.

Whether it's digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, customer care or distributed learning - Conduent manages and modernizes these interactions to create value for both our clients and their constituents. Learn more at www.conduent.com.


Job Description


Req ID: 2019-8452
Locations: Washington, Washington, DC, United States
Job Type: Full-time regular
Travel: No

Manager, Government Affairs

The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for lobbying activities supporting Conduent State Government and Transportation business units.  As a member of the GGA team, the manager will participate in strategic and tactical decisions on issues important to Conduent through working relationships and communication with legislators, Conduent lobbyists and other elected and appointed officials.  The Manager of Government Affairs will develop and implement Conduent government affairs strategic direction in the areas of business development, procurement and resolution of complex contract issues.  They will possess excellent communications and collaborative skills; be creative, confident and have a history of solving complex government and business problems.

As a member of the Conduent Government Affairs team, background in the government procurement process at the state and local levels is critical, as well as demonstrated knowledge of (preferably experience in) the following areas:

  • Political consultant management and/or experience as a political consultant

  • The political process and the interaction of legislative & executive processes at all levels of government

  • The interface of government affairs and public affairs/media

  • The IT services industry
  • Organizational interface with corporate management, sales, operations

  • Crisis and Issues Management
  • Legislative and Policy development

The Manager, Conduent Government Affairs will possess demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex issues and legislation through understanding of government process in the arenas of procurement, politics and public policy.

Qualifications:

The Manager must possess the ability to build and maintain internal and external partnerships to effectively communicate within the company and its relevant internal organizations, as well as the ability to translate complex concepts and issues and to manage multiple tasks while meeting frequent deadlines.  The Manager must have the ability to work both independently and as an integral member of the Conduent Government Affairs team.

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree and six years of relevant experience, preferably with specific knowledge and experience in business process and information technology. 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working and communicating (written and orally) with other professional staff required

  • Excellent computer and Internet skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access), WebEx, document management systems and web development strongly desired

  • Ability to adapt to changing environment, multitask assignments and approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, flexibility and innovation required.

  • A leader with a high level of initiative and independent thinking with a minimal level of direct supervision required.

  • Candidate should be committed to high-quality service, have the ability to work quickly with attention to detail.


Closing


Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first:click here to access or download the form.

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