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Manager Government & Regulatory Affairs

Manager Government & Regulatory Affairs Founded in 1886, American Water is t

2019-06-19 2020
American Water
Position: Manager Salary: Unspecified Type: Full Time Location: Camden, NJ
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and
wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals
who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million
people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit .
Short Description
American Water is purpose-driven, people-powered, customer-obsessed and the trusted source of everything water.
Our Government Affairs teams work with their communities and legislators to build positive working relationships, offering
business solutions that have an impact on the environment and people’s lives. If you’re interested in working as a member
of a fast-paced team in a meaningful, visible capacity, then join our vision today! Apply now for immediate consideration.
Primary Role
Improve business climate for the Company through positive interactions with legislators and regulators and external
opinion formers. Influence at state level to promote initiatives that support Company and other stakeholder goals and
objectives.
Key Accountabilities
Understand and articulate in a compelling way the Company position on key legislative issues. (10%)
Shape and influence legislative programs and other critical business issues in alignment with Company goals and
objectives. (10%)
Establish constructive relationships with elected and appointed officials on a federal, state and local level and invest
considerable time and energy in prioritized networking activity. (10%)
Prepare briefing documents that can be cascaded to key stakeholders (employees, public officials, etc.) to communicate
pertinent issues (legislative, Company investment projects, business change, etc.) (10%)
Apprise senior management relative to pertinent legislative issues and other external facts which impact on the business.
(10%)
Work cooperatively with affiliated industry, trade or consumer groups to accomplish company goals and benefit our
stakeholders. (10%)
Track and monitor legislative bills and trends which will have an impact on our current business. Support our business
development projects as required and provide potential new business leads to developers. Build knowledge and skills
(external communication and influence) with the Senior Management team to build their capabilities. Contribute to
effective communication by listening and providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open and honest
work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and information relevant to other members of the team and
colleagues across the business. (40%)
Knowledge / Skills
Knowledge of water industry issues and trends.
Good knowledge of local and state legislative and political functioning.
Broad business knowledge (operational, financial, regulatory).
Competencies
Champions safety
Collaborates
Cultivates innovation
Customer obsessed
Drives Results
Nimble learning
Experience / Education
B.S. Degree, preferably in Communications, Political Science, Business Administration.
Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing™
American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for
employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran
or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.
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