Director Public Affairs Canada

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Date: 9 May 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:453689 

 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

 

 

Under the supervision of the Vice President Public Affairs - Canada, the Director of Public Affairs will contribute to building, implement and execute on an integrated public affairs and government affairs action plan aligned with Alstom Americas Region Business strategy.

 

The Director will have a specific focus, while non-exclusive, on the Ontario and Western Canadian markets.

 

Responsibilities:

Will act in support commercial activities and bid capture, image, and reputation management across Canada, developing and nurturing robust relationships and ensuring effective communication with key external stakeholders and networks, with specific focus on governments and business associations. 

Will work closely and act in support of the Canadian marketing and sales team, as well as the Alstom Americas executive team and product lines.  

Will monitor and provide strategic advice and in-depth analysis of the political and legislative roadmaps in key Canadian markets.  

Could act as a spokesperson of the company from time to time and represent it towards industry associations and boards.

Support commercial activities and bid capture, image, and reputation management across Canada.

Work closely and act in support of the Canadian marketing and sales team as well as the Alstom Americas executive team.

Will monitor and provide strategic advice and in-depth analysis of the political and legislative roadmaps in key Canadian markets .

Could act as a spokesperson of the company from time to time and represent it towards industry associations and boards.

 

Qualifications & Functional Knowledge


Education
•    Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. Master’s degree is an asset.

Relevant experience required 
•    A minimum of 15 years of significant and relevant experience

 

Relevant experience required by the position/role 
-    Bilingualism is an asset
-    Excellent writer
-    Leadership, Strategic acumen, Excellent judgment
-    Proactive, result-driven, oriented on client satisfaction
-    Proven track record in Government Relations/Public Affairs, especially for the Ontario and Western Canadian region
-       Understanding of public policies in the world of transportation, transit, economic development, infrastructure, taxation, R&D.
-    Proven ability to build relationships internally and externally
-    Strong communication skills
-    Can/Will do positive attitude, diligence, creativity
-    Autonomy
 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

 

Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


Job Segment: Manager, Management

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