Connecting Technology, Government and Community for Canada’s Future. A clear reflection of our role and mandate to our members and our nation.
TECHNATION is seeking a full-time Manager Government Relations and Policy, reporting to the Senior Vice- President, Government Relations and Policy.
TECHNATION is Canada’s national business association representing a diverse membership at the forefront of Canada’s digital economy. Our members span some of the largest global tech companies to leading-edge innovators and small and medium sized enterprises representing the latest in technology. Talent is the foundation of both Canada’s rapidly expanding ICT sector and of ICT-based innovations and capabilities in every sector of our economy.
Preferred Ottawa – Remote Working location
This role is a strategic leadership position, currently remote. There is an expectation that the individual in this role will be available to travel as required for face-to-face meetings, member and/or government partnership meetings along with strategic planning off-site meetings and events.
Head Office: 5090 Explorer Drive, Suite 510, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, L4W 4T9
TECHNATION is a dynamic and engaging organization with a dynamic team. We manage and lead national events, speaking forums, and educational programs that impact businesses across the country. If you like being involved in leading-edge programs that are going to impact our nation, then TECHNATION is for you!
We are committed to diversity in its workplaces and encourage applications from all visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities among other self-identified diverse groups. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify us.
We’re looking for an up-and-coming government relations mover and shaker. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the largest multinationals as well as leading-edge Canadian tech firms, and on files that are key to our nation’s economic prosperity.
As a key member of our Government Relations and Policy team, the Government Relations and Policy Manager supports TECHNATION’S government relations advocacy, including analysis of announcements and current issues for the industry, preparation of policy position documents, and coordination of member committees and working groups. The Manager also supports our Ottawa based industry events and general TECHNATION member engagement.
Working closely with the VP Policy and the Senior Vice-President, Government Relations and Policy to develop and deliver key priorities including advocacy guidelines, tools, and support; multi-year government relations advocacy campaigns; and ongoing government relations activities.
Creates and enhances TECHNATION’s relations with all levels of government. Supports the building and maintenance of strategic relationships with officials at the federal, provincial and municipal levels of government, as well as other public sector institutions. Coordinates and prepares briefing materials for meetings, events, and projects, and acts as a liaison for government officials.
The Manager has a strong understanding of all three levels of government and the mechanics of how they function and have a keen interest in the political process and how it impacts industries, such as technology. The successful candidate is self-motivated, able to handle multiple issues and tasks at any given time, has a positive and upbeat attitude and enjoys working in a team environment as well as independently.
Strategic and Advocacy Planning and Communications
Government programs and environmental scans
Member Committees and Working Groups
Events and Logistics
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