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Senior Counselor, Government Affairs – Defense Programs

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Washington, DC, US

Senior Counselor, Government Affairs – Defense Programs-WAS00126



At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

The Senior Counselor, Government Affairs – Defense Programs role will be based in Bombardier’s Washington, DC government affairs office.

In your role, you will:

- Develop and implement a government affairs strategy for Bombardier’s defense business.

- Work with the business development team to identify opportunities with government customers.

- Advocate for key programs and policies with Congressional defense committees and members of Congress.

- Raise Bombardier’s profile and visibility with government customers and among defense stakeholder groups.

- Work closely with industry partners in areas of strategic interest.

- Advise senior company leaders on defense policy and industry developments.


As our ideal candidate,

- You will have at least 10-15 years of experience in the defense sector, having served in the US military (or in a civilian role in the Department of Defense), worked on Capitol Hill for a defense committee or member office handling ISR programs, and/or have prior experience lobbying for a major defense contractor.

- You will have strong understanding of ISR programs and ISR needs across the service branches.

- You will have a deep understanding of the defense industry and marketplace.

- You will have strong communications and presentation skills.

- You will have an entrepreneurial spirt and bring a collaborative attitude to the job.

- You will hold a Top-Secret level clearance.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job: Government Relations
Primary Location: US-DC-Washington

Zip Code: US 20004
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
20.12.2021, 1:47:57 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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