6.1. VP of Government Affairs
- Develop and execute a comprehensive government affairs strategy to advance the company's goals and interests at local, national, and international levels.
- Build and maintain relationships with government officials, policymakers, and industry stakeholders to influence legislation and regulations that align with our mission.
- Monitor legislative and regulatory developments that impact the mining industry, providing strategic guidance to the executive team on potential implications and opportunities.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align government affairs efforts with the company's overall objectives.
- Represent the company in government and industry forums, conferences, and public hearings to advocate for sustainable mining practices and responsible resource extraction.
- Lead the development of position papers, white papers, and policy briefs to support our advocacy initiatives.
- Engage with industry associations and organizations to coordinate efforts and drive collective action on shared policy priorities.
- Manage and oversee government affairs budgets, including external consultants and lobbying activities.
- Stay abreast of political and economic trends that may impact the company's operations and future growth.
- Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Government Relations, Public Policy, or related fields. Advanced degrees are a plus.
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in government affairs, public policy, or related roles, with at least 5 years in a leadership position.
- Proven track record of successful advocacy and engagement with government officials and industry stakeholders.
- Strong knowledge of the mining industry, environmental regulations, and sustainable mining practices.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills to effectively convey the company's positions to diverse audiences.
- Strategic mindset with the ability to assess and respond to evolving legislative and regulatory landscapes.
- Demonstrated ability to build and lead high-performing government affairs teams.
We offer a competitive compensation package that is based on expertise. We also offer the following benefits:
- Healthcare, we care about you and your family: 100% Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing venture-backed company.
- Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.
- Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.
- Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, annual retreats, and celebrations.
- Learning: Learning & Development Opportunities to grow your skills and career.
- Great team: Working with fun, hard-working, kind people committed to making a difference!
- Flexible culture: We are results-focused. We don’t work at the office every day.