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61038860 Senior Public Affairs Advisor - Florham Park, NJ

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Senior Public Affairs Advisor


Florham Park



Last application date: 30/12/2021

The Director of U.S. Government Relations for The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group ("APMM") will be responsible for legislative and regulatory issues with a special focus on end-to-end and land-based activities/expansion such as marine terminals, warehousing & logistics, and trucking, in close cooperation with our business managers. The position is based in Florham Park, New Jersey with expected regular travel activity within the United States. Report will be to the Head of U.S. Government Relations
We offer

We offer:
A.P. Moller-Maersk has a strong presence in the international business community, and we offer the opportunity to work with highly qualified colleagues in a global organization. A competitive salary and benefit package, such as health insurance, dental and vision insurance, a 401k savings plan with an employer match, and paid time off.

Key responsibilities

\*Overall lobbying responsibility at the state and local level to protect the interests of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group.
\*Represent APMM in selected professional organizations and associations.
\*Manage state and local level political contributions, ensuring continued compliance with statutory and internal requirements.
\*A firm understanding and ability to manage a federal Political Action Committee (PAC).
\*The day to day job responsibilities would include but not be limited to, direct issue advocacy, direct lobbying, strategic consultation, stakeholder engagement, and coalition development.
\*The scope may include topics such as, but not limited to labor unions/relations, tax, incentives, and business development.
\*Contributes to continued relationships with legislators.
\*Ensure key internal stakeholders are consulted and kept well-informed of potential threats & opportunities.
\*Track legislation and engage as necessary.
\*Quickly understand the objectives of the company and will work hard to assist the company in achieving those objectives.

We are looking for

\*The ideal candidate should have 8-10 years of government relations and/or maritime transportation experience.
\*Bachelor degree required (Political Science or Economics Degree preferred).
\*Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with business colleagues, policy makers and authorities, based on trust and the pursuit of business results for mutual benefit.
\*Strong communication and public speaking skills, as well as excellent writing skills.
\*The sense of urgency required to reach timely results for business.
\*Ethical excellence. Our values (Constant Care, Humbleness, Uprightness, Our Employees, Our Name) are a set of fundamental shared beliefs, that form our guiding principles for behavior, decisions, and interaction.
\*Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook

Last application date: 30/12/2021

A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: All the way.

Additional info

Ref.: MA-295950

For further information, please contact: John Crowley

Internal contact: John Crowley

JobLevel: 5

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the Maersk Group, is dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer-focused and reliable ocean transportation services. Our vision, built from a strong heritage of uprightness, constant care, and innovation, has guided our business operations since the first Maersk Line vessel sailed in 1904. By remaining committed to that vision we have expanded our business to become the world’s largest ocean carrier. And we are consistently recognized as the most reliable container shipping company.
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180 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932

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