Columbia Pipeline Group Stakeholder and Government Relations Liason in Mexico City, Mexico

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General Information:

TransCanada is a leader in stakeholder engagement and has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 11 consecutive years. As a key member of the Mexico Corporate department reporting to the Director, Stakeholder and Commercial Relations and Corporate Affairs, this position is accountable for supporting ongoing relationships with external stakeholders. Stakeholders include but are not limited to: State Governments and municipalities, Federal Government Departments and Agencies, the Mexican Natural Gas Association, the American Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and other associations. This role will also be accountable for facilitating communication with stakeholders involved in Community Investment programs, Communications, Projects, and Operations teams, both in Mexico and at TransCanada’s head office in Calgary, Alberta.

This position will be based in Mexico City but will require periodic travel within Mexico.

We anticipate filling this position locally and therefore this position is not eligible for domestic of cross-border relocation assistance.

Please note:

*We anticipate filling this position locally and therefore this position is not eligible for domestic assistance.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports and helps sustain influential relationships with governments, community leaders and industry associations in Mexico, to anticipate and respond to changing political and economic environments within the areas where TransCanada operates;

  • Contributes to the development and execution of regional strategies while enhancing corporate reputation and our ability to execute projects;

  • Keeps abreast of trends and developments in government policy and legislation through research, analysis and interpretation;

  • Identifies critical issues that could impact TransCanada's reputation;

  • Monitors the broad political, legislative and regulatory environments in Mexico and ensures provision of information on policy trends, issues and pertinent changes in government;

  • Assists with prioritizing issues to be communicated/ advocated to government, and ensures that TransCanada's positions are coordinated among affiliated entities and clearly understood internally;

  • Supports prominent participation in appropriate industry associations, to advocate TransCanada's position to ensure its interests are advanced through these associations. (i.e. COPARMEX, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, American Chamber Energy Committee, Mexican Natural Gas Association, Mexican Energy Association);

  • Facilitate project management and collaborate with internal teams and stakeholders as required;

  • Other tasks as required. Qualifications and Education: Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Fully bilingual in Spanish and English;

  • Familiar with Government relations in Mexico, from municipal to federal levels;

  • Knowledge of the Energy industry;

  • Proven management skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong respectful relationships with a variety of groups, from the grassroots to senior levels, both internally and externally;

  • Superior communications skills, both verbal and written with the ability to effectively present to a variety of audiences;

  • An ability to think and work proactively and independently to set and accomplish priorities based on broad objectives in a continuously evolving context;

  • Excellent problem solving capability; ability to find creative solutions to complex problems;

  • Strong business acumen, facilitation and influencing capabilities;

  • High energy and able to work in a dynamic and diverse team environment and collaborate positively with many groups. Education:

  • Post-secondary degree in a field related to political science or the energy industry, coupled with 10+ years experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • Proven track record of successfully working with many stakeholders at different levels;

  • Experience in the energy industry is an asset. Please note: This position requires the candidate to: - Successfully complete a security clearance/criminal record check.Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home.This position will require travel across borders and as such the candidate must be able to provide applicable documentation to this affect.*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Some positions may require background screening, including criminal and/or credit checks, in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by [[req_postingEnd]]. Only applications submitted through TransCanada's internal Careers site will be acknowledged.

Direct inquiries related to this posting to:

Hiring Leader: [[hiringManagerName]]

Recruitment Consultant: [[recruiterName]]

Consistent with our employment practices, TransCanada reserves the right to consider the cost of relocation when making internal hiring decisions.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer.