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Government Affairs Development Issues And Practices

Knowledge of government affairs processes, practices, issues and considerations and ability to advise managers and implement programs in all areas.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Documents the key responsibilities of the government affairs function.

Describes the major activities, deliverables and objectives of the government affairs role.

Summarizes several models of effective government affairs practices.

Selects appropriate approach for addressing government affairs issues and needs.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Implements specific government affairs processes and deliverables.

Uses a specific government affairs model for a team, department, or organization.

Provides senior management with government affairs recommendations that will have an impact on public policy.

Synthesizes raw data gathered into meaningful themes and patterns.

Proposes a set of processes to implement a government affairs strategy.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Advises on using processes that maximize government affairs activities' efficiency and effectiveness.

Coaches others on appropriate and effective intervention tactics.

Organizes and conducts executive level government affairs sessions.

Designs a wide range of strategies and methodologies for conducting government affairs activities.

Integrates processes in government affairs with organizational business plans.

Tracks costs related to government affairs activities to ensure success against goals.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Develops overall government affairs processes and related procedures.

Designs, implements and completes complex government affairs processes for public policy.

Consults on the development of a full spectrum of government affairs methodologies.

Predicts future industry trends and practices in government affairs.

Leads in coordinating effective government affairs plans.

Leads discussions on high-impact issues and problems and recommends government affairs solutions.

Interview Questions

  • Describe the most challenging government issues you faced?
  • What industry trends do you recognize in the technologies and tools used in government affairs development?
  • How have you successfully solved complex government issues?
  • Tell me about your experience in the preparation, maintenance and review of government affairs practices.

Titles with Shared Competencies