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General Manager, Government & Public Affairs

About the role

Our client is one of the world’s largest refiners, transporters and marketers of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company owns multiple large and complex refineries across North America. The company also owns and operates terminals, pipelines and lubricant blending and packing plants, and also thousands of branded retail outlets across the region.

Due to recent changes in the company, there is a need for a General Manager, Government and Public Affairs.

The General Manager, Government and Public Affairs (GM G&PA) will be responsible for supporting the VP Legal & Government and Public Affairs and will take direction from the company’s top executives.  The GM G&PA will direct employees and partners to achieve corporate goals to achieve best corporate image and reputation and to build healthy relationships with State and Federal legislators.

The GM G&PA will design and execute all of the company’s government and public affairs programs in support of strategic objectives in all areas of operation of the company. Such objectives include maintaining close contact with local and state government and community leaders who can influence the company’s operations environment. Internally, the GM G&PA will work closely with the management, legal, HR, HSSE and public relations in order to keep communities informed of the company’s operations and to support local and national causes that the company has identified as part of their social responsibility objectives.

The GM G&PA will develop KPI’s to measure the effectiveness of the company’s initiatives, will elaborate an annual budget with clear objectives, will manage the local teams that support the initiatives, evaluate their performance and proposes changes as necessary.

The General Manager of Government and Public Affairs must demonstrate mature judgement and confidence in dealing with senior and high-ranking members of national and international institutions, government and non-government agencies.

For further details or to apply please send your résumé with details of your current compensation to