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Government Affairs Leader

Company: Olsson
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWe are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us - and will continue to allow us - to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.Job DescriptionThe Government Affairs Leader will focus on creating the firm's most expeditious path to getting a seat at the "table" of decision-makers for state and federally funded projects. It's vital that Olsson has greater involvement with organizations and associations that can further our relationships with government and elected officials on infrastructure-related issues and projects. The Government Affairs Leader will also be responsible for developing a firmwide government affairs strategy that positions Olsson for future work, which will include projects coming down the pipe at the local, state, and federal levels. You will also be responsible for developing and overseeing an internal team and forming the vision for a future Government Affairs program.We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of our Lincoln, NE, Omaha, NE, North Kansas City, MO, Overland Park, KS, Denver, CO, and Oklahoma City, OK offices.QualificationsYou are passionate about:Working collaboratively with othersHaving ownership in the work you doUsing your talents to positively affect communitiesYou bring to the team:Strong communication skills.Ability to contribute and work well on a team.Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field.Minimum 12 years of experience, preferably in an engineering consulting firm or a related field.Strong attention to detail.Additional InformationOlsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we're here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.As an Olsson employee, you'll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you'll:Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)Engage in work that has a positive impact in communitiesReceive an excellent 401(k) matchParticipate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestylesBenefit from a bonus system that rewards performanceHave the possibility for flexible work arrangementsOlsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.#LI-KC1

Keywords: Olsson, Oklahoma City , Government Affairs Leader, Government & Protective Services , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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