Head of U.S. Government Affairs


Place description

We’re Hydro, a world household of 32,000 folks, current in a broad vary of market segments for aluminum, recycling, and renewable power, providing a novel wealth of data and competence.


Within the U.S. we’ve got 25 aluminum manufacturing- and recycling crops with greater than 6,000 workers, and an bold development agenda. We’ve a proud historical past and are dedicated to main the way in which in shaping a sustainable future by growing pure assets into progressive merchandise and options. In doing so, we really consider that our folks matter probably the most to make the distinction.


Head of U.S. Authorities Affairs

Hydro is a number one industrial firm that builds companies and partnerships for a extra sustainable future. We develop industries that matter to folks and society. Since 1905, Hydro has turned pure assets into worthwhile merchandise for folks and companies, making a protected and safe office for our 32,000 workers in additional than 140 areas and 40 nations.


To help our development ambitions within the U.S. market within the areas of low carbon aluminum, renewable power, and battery supplies, we’re establishing an workplace in Washington DC. We goal to participate in shaping coverage and the regulatory framework for the inexperienced transition and place aluminum primarily based upon renewable power as a key enabler of this transition and assist form and outline the marketplace for low-carbon aluminum choices.


We are actually on the lookout for a brand new Head of U.S. Authorities Affairs to hitch our Washington DC workforce and participate in our journey strengthening Hydro’s place within the U.S. As Head of U.S. Authorities Affairs, you can be liable for Hydro’s strategic and tactical authorities affairs actions in U.S.


Work location: Washington DC


Space of accountability:

  • Work with the enterprise teams to evaluate the potential affect of latest laws and regulation and assist them outline strategic enterprise responses
  • Monitor, determine, assess, and analyze main public coverage, legislative and regulatory developments and/or traits to evaluate alternatives for (and threats to) the corporate’s enterprise. Collaborate with companion stakeholders to formulate enterprise initiatives and techniques to capitalize on alternatives and reduce threats.
  • Develop coverage positions and execute advocacy methods to advertise enterprise development
  • Drive thought management initiatives and partnerships, together with with legislators and governmental entities targeted on advancing pursuits and points related to the corporate
  • Develop relationships with key Members and workers of the U.S. Home of Representatives and U.S. Senate, with explicit give attention to these Congressional places of work and Committees representing the corporate’s pursuits and areas. Work together with the White Home, Division of Power, Division of Protection, Division of Commerce, Worldwide Commerce Fee and different related Govt department entities
  • Handle exterior companies and strategically interact with commerce associations and companion coalitions.
  • Handle relationships with key associations to affect and direct coverage improvement to help the corporate’s enterprise aims.
  • Actively interact with international Authorities Affairs Community and affiliation community to help working aims. Set up the corporate’s U.S. State and Native Authorities Affairs Community to help working aims of U.S. areas.
  • Put together and help senior-level executives of their interplay with authorities officers and their staffs.
  • Liaison with acceptable inner Useful resource Items (EHS, ESG, Authorized, Commerce Compliance, R&D, Procurement, Business, Communications) to advise on public coverage points affecting their pursuits and to develop firm positions or pursue advocacy methods


  • Applicable post-secondary schooling in political science, finance, economics, regulation or worldwide relations. Masters stage or JD most popular however not required.
  • Ardour for the political and social debate
  • Sturdy industrial understanding, together with good perception into power markets
  • Sturdy IT abilities (Microsoft workplace platform)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English


To reach this position, you could exhibit a structured and solution-oriented strategy, combining consideration to element with delivering outcomes. You’re pleasant, have robust interpersonal abilities, and thrive with managing quite a lot of instances in a fast-paced and worldwide surroundings.


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