Senior Advisor, Government Affairs

Date: Apr 4, 2024

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 1Y9

Company: Bombardier


Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency reliability and safety. We are global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

In your role, you will


Public Policy Monitoring, Research and Briefing

  • Monitor developments as they relate to files of importance to Bombardier’s political and strategic objectives.  Provide timely information and prepare briefing documents and presentations ahead of important meetings and events.
  • Research on public policy, particularly respecting government industrial, innovation and economic development policies and parliamentary debates on these subjects;
  • Ensure that developments pertaining to important files such as: the domestic political environment or the policy framework that governs manufacturing, trade, skills, innovation, defense procurement and aviation are communicated in a timely manner to key actors in the company; 
  • Conduct internal consultations on public policy issues of interest to the corporation, including the impact of free-trade agreements, and innovation, procurement, exportation, skills and manufacturing policies on Bombardier’s activities. Formulate positions vis-à-vis these issues.


Government, Parliamentary and Industry Stakeholder Outreach and Monitoring

  • Providing liaison services to Bombardier units in their relations with federal, provincial and foreign governments both at the public service and the political level.
  • Keep an expanding log of key files and contacts to be updated and monitored;
  • Develop, recommend and implement strategies to expand the company’s reach and visibility with government, parliamentary and industry stakeholders.
  • Develop, recommend and implement advocacy strategies and tactics to address policy and regulatory issues impacting Bombardier and our sector.

As our ideal candidate

  • You have a minimum of five (5) years of related experience in Parliamentary Affairs, Government.
  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in public affairs or a related discipline.
  • You have knowledge in Affairs, Public Affairs or International Affairs/Trade.
  • You have excellent communication skills, English and French (both spoken and written).
  • You are familiar with the senior levels of Government and related institutions.
  • You have excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook software in a Windows environment and an excellent knowledge of social media platforms.
  • You have strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • You have the ability to work within short deadlines and under pressure.
  • You are a strong team player and good communicator.
  • You have good Protocol skills.
  • You are autonomous, dynamic, motivated and organized.


Onboarding information

  • The position is based in downtown Ottawa or in Montreal (Dorval).
  • Possibility to work from home or at the office.


If you aren’t sure you have all the skills, knowledge, and experience for this role, you are encouraged to apply. At Bombardier, we aren’t looking for the perfect candidate. We are looking for great talent with an optimistic attitude who wants to get the job done.

Now that you can see yourself as a Senior Advisor, Government Affairs at Bombardier, apply and let’s chat!

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of all races, religions, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, immigration statuses, disabilities, or other legally protected characteristics to apply.