Director Government Affairs
Company: Liberty Utilities (Canada) Corp
Posted on: October 12, 2019
Director Government Affairs
Liberty Power (formerly Algonquin Power)
Legal & Regulatory Affairs
Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers,
communities and investors for our people, passion and
Assist senior officers in the development of governmental policy
and strategy for the company. Direct state and federal governmental
affairs projects and collaborate with other Company personnel on
meeting strategic plan objectives for governmental relations. Lends
governmental process knowledge and negotiation skills to other
departments to facilitate operational success. Communicates results
to senior management as necessary.
* Assist in the development of governmental affairs strategies in
collaboration with other Company personnel; key elected officials,
associations, and other business leaders to compliment and
facilitate the short and long-term business strategies of the
Company. Identify all tasks necessary for success.
* Help coordinate, facilitate and report on governmental affairs
issues related to the Company s business.
* Assist with the resolution of technical, organizational and
political conflict through effective issues management.
* Assist with the leadership, serving as a spokesperson, ambassador
and facilitator for governmental affairs both internally and
externally. Acts as a key Company contact for governmental affairs
* Fine-tune and implement local, state and federal governmental
relations strategies and tactical programs for education, promotion
and lobbying efforts with key elected officials, senior management
and other business and community leaders.
* Balance contract lobbyists at both the state and federal levels.
Works with Customer Relations Managers to improve governmental
* Assist with the improvement of the membership and funding
capability of the Company s Political Action Committee (PAC).
Education & Experience
* Requires bachelor s degree in Political Science, Business,
Journalism, Communications or equivalent experience.
* Must possess the ability to perform confidential assignments.
* Minimum 6 years of experience, preferably in a heavily regulated
* Requires effective writing, public speaking, organizational,
interpersonal and research skills.
* Ability to work in a complex global, multi-cultural and matrix
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified
generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion
of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an
expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects,
organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission
businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.
The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate
regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to
over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission
business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and
natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.
The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as
Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term
contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and
thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+
GW of installed capacity.
What We Offer
* Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working
* Share purchase/match plan
* 401K Plan
* Free refreshments
* Top Talent Program
* Volunteer paid days off
* Employee Assistance Program
* Achievement fund
* Free parking
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If
you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the
all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to
further investigate the opportunity.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person s unique
background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full
participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful
environment is key to individual and company success. We are
committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees
and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application
process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special
assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please
notify the Talent Acquisition Team.
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