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Honeywell sucht Government Relations Director

Honeywell 5<y Senior Level  Rolle, Vaud, Schweiz 21 Jun 2018

Job Description

Transportation Systems (TS) is a $3 billion automotive technology leader.  TS innovates and manufactures high-technology turbochargers and automotive software solutions that help reduce emissions and increase fuel efficiency, performance, and security.  With a global footprint and over 3,000 employees, the company has an unrelenting focus on performance, quality, delivery, value and technology in everything we make and do.

Government Relations Director

The Government Relations function is a critical part of TS’s global growth strategy.  The position of Lead, Government & Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for government relations support of the company’s activities globally.  Reporting to the Corporate Secretary & General Counsel, the Leader will develop and execute government relations strategies to drive business growth globally.  This position will be based in Europe, preferably Rolle Switzerland.

Job Description:

  • Lead the development and execution of government relations strategies to generate growth opportunities, while mitigating downside issues, for TS.
  • Partner with our lines of business and integrate into their planning processes to define what Government Relations can do to help them execute their plans and improve financial performance
  • Serve as primary liaison for TS with relevant government officials
  • Actively participate to impact the legislative and regulatory process on issues and strategies important to TS.
  • Build knowledge of and strong relationships with key bodies and individuals responsible for shaping legislation/regulation in key business interest areas for TS
  • Develop keen awareness of relevant legislation/regulation and its potential impact on TS; proactively work to achieve a favorable position for the company
  • Understand how government’s needs/priorities align with TS’s capabilities
  • Establish a clear process to ensure leadership teams are aware of impending changes in pertinent legislation/regulation and or government incentive schemes
  • Work with business, functional and regional leaders, customers and others to develop creative solutions that incorporate government relations into business problem solving
  • Help the businesses, and secure government support (e.g. financial incentives), to evaluate and select the most advantageous locations to establish local presence that meets business goals
  • Create and execute opportunities for senior leaders to interact with key governmental officials in support of the company’s agenda
  • Effectively manage and participate in relationships with consulting firms and associations in order to extend the reach and impact of the government relations function


  • Strong leader with a track record of effectively leading employees and cross-functional teams
  • Longstanding knowledge of government relations experience with government, corporation and/or consulting focused on legislative and regulatory arenas
  • Broad understanding of rule-making and legislative processes at national level and ability to identify and engage key decision makers within government
  • Personal presence, communication skills and credibility to effectively interact with and influence enterprise management, as well as work with a diverse group of highly motivated professionals
    Integrity and good judgment are extremely important
  • Established record of providing clients with advice that blends government relations experience, expert legislative knowledge and a keen understanding of a client’s business objectives
  • Proven ability to operate in complex matrix environments
  • Experience of working across functions and delivering results based on harnessing the power of virtual teams and resources
  • Ability to work through complex issues to quickly identify most priority and focus areas
  • Strong and sophisticated influencing skills with track record of operating at executive level
  • Experience working with complex organizations to map out key decision makers / stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English are essential

Leadership Behaviors and Competencies:

  •  Self-motivated, dedicated team player with a proactive approach in managing and seeking to continuously improve the function
  • Ability to set priorities, and the discipline to execute to those priorities
  • Able to see issues from a strategic perspective; understands the connection between issues affecting a business organization and larger economic and social concerns
  • Able to master the complex technical and cultural mix of Honeywell’s businesses and balance the diverse interests and priorities
  • Forward thinking and proactive on legislative, regulatory and public policy issues
  • Strong business acumen.  Understands drivers of corporate profitability
  • Thoughtful and execution-minded with the ability to offer actionable opinions
  • Effective at creating a consensus around strategic initiatives utilizing a collaborative engaging decision-making process
  • Sensitive to political and cultural issues

​​Personal Characteristics:

  •  Excellent communications skills: Quickly adapts to audience and highly articulate
  • Strong listening and presentation skills
  • Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence
  • High degree of leadership, independent negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Highly motivated and self-directed; able to spearhead initiatives, translate plans into specific actions across a team, and execute with urgency
  • Consultative and approachable style.  An attentive listener who absorbs and respects the opinions of others, but is decisive and able to influence
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills
  • Leads by example and able to generate respect and loyalty from peers and superiors – as well as external links
  • Emotionally intelligent, resilient, mature and self-aware
  • Impeccable ethics and a high-level of integrity

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