Careers at Chevron

Job title

Manager, Government Affairs

Job location Dhaka
Job details Key Job Responsibilities
  • Leads the development of Issue management plans, advocacy strategies and stakeholder engagement plans for high-priority issues 
  • Speaks as company representative before regulatory and legislative bodies
  • Represents the company at public events such as oil & gas seminars, business association forums, government agency meetings
  • Regularly counsels business leaders on policy and political trends that can impact our business
  • Leads the execution of advocacy or issue management plans to manage and resolve high-priority business issues
  • Identifies opportunities for business leaders to engage high-level government officials. Manages the engagements
  • Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with government leaders and heads of trade and industry associations
  • Serves as a mentor to Government Affairs team
  • Advocates with high-level government officials and other high-level stakeholders
  • Maintains enduring relationships with top government officials and influential stakeholders 
  • Provides strategic advice and guidance to company leadership team
  • Act as policy analyst on draft legislation and regulation.
  • Crisis Management - engages with relevant government departments throughout the phases of an operational issue or crisis.
  • Manage relationships and represents the company to a wide range of External Stakeholders including Government of Bangladesh agencies and Business Chambers.
  • Identify, develop new business opportunities and facilitate different government approval process
  • Lead the coordination with government stakeholders for annual budgeting approval process  
Management and Response to Change
  • Demonstrates the ability to think strategically and holistically about the implications of business change.  Applies this thinking to own work and the work of project teams.
  • Works with function and department leaders to review and revise systems and structures necessary to enable change and drive functional excellence.
  • Stays abreast of functional best practices. Seeks ways to create new competitive advantages through functional excellence
Interpersonal Communication
  • Fosters an inclusive environment and captures the business value of diversity
  • Anticipates potential conflicts and adapts communication style to surface and resolve issues.
  • Uses expertise to resolve conflicts between team members; is called upon by peers to negotiate conflicts and/or lend perspective.
Consulting/ Business Assessment
  • Coaches customers and colleagues through challenges.  Helps colleagues remain focused on a project’s strategic purpose and desired end state.
  • Facilitates others to use effective problem solving and customer service skills to make strategic decisions.
  • Leads communication with internal customers and colleagues to ensure alignment in project approach and activities.
  • Generates a range of options/solutions and considers the short- and long-term benefits and risks of each in order to select the best approach.  Develops contingency plans.
Relationship Management
  • Nurtures an extensive network of internal company contacts and external industry contacts.  Strategically uses these networks to keep abreast of business trends and help resolve business issues.
  • Maintains successful and credible business relationships with key executives. 
  • Sought out by contacts throughout the department and the company as an experienced source of feedback and advice.
Scope and Influence
  • Strong reputation outside of company in area of expertise.
  • Functions as a mentor to other professionals.
  • Successfully manage multiple complex projects
  • Contributes to strategic staffing, people development and resource allocation decisions for work group.
Supervision and Independence
  • Plans and manages activities in functional area of expertise.
  • Strategically guided by function, department, and organization business plans.  Generally independent on tactical planning and implementation.
  • Provides work direction to multiple project team members, direct reports, and contractors.  Coordinates work assignments and requests from colleagues/customers. 
Qualification, Skills and Abilities
  • Masters degree or MBA (preferably Marketing, Public Administration, Political Science or English)
  • Familiarity with a MNC compliance processes and procedures
  • Minimum 8-9 years working experience with project related works with government agencies
  • Excellent writing, presentation and public speaking skills
  • Familiar with the basic rules of business of GOB
  • Excellent knowledge of English Language with writing and verbal skills
  • Knowledge of Law, Legal Code, Government Regulations pertaining to oil and gas industry
  • Effective leadership and strategic thinking
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and project management
  • Ability of effective communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Skilled in networking and relationship building as a means of learning and influencing change
  • Supervisory experience
  • Optimistic, enthusiastic, flexible, creative and willing to learn
  • Excellent negotiation skills to deal with stakeholders
Last date of application 28 August 2019
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