A leading, global multinational organisation within the automotive industry is looking for a Government Relations Director to lead the function globally.
You will report to the Head of Communications, and be responsible for developing and executing a government strategy. The primary focus is ensuring the strategy aligns with global business objectives, and secures appropriate levels of government funding for R&D. You will set R&D funding targets, and monitor spend. You will lead and manage the relationships with global associations and create a strategy for value creation from these channels. You will oversea all EMEA government relations activities working with regional offices, and building relationships with local governments and EMEA associations.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience in government affairs, strategy and communications, ideally within the automotive industry where you understand the market and regulatory framework well. You must have proven success on managing funding targets and creation of a strategy that aligns to the business goals and objectives.
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.