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Honeywell Government Relations Officer in Overland Park, Kansas

The future is what you make it!

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our team of problem solvers, innovators, dreamers, and doers who make the things that make the future. Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all of our employees enjoy access to career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

Honeywell’s Federal Manufacturing & Technologies business manages the U. S. Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus in Missouri and New Mexico, manufacturing sophisticated mechanical, electronic and engineered-material components for our nation's defense system. Honeywell is on the leading edge of supplying engineering and manufacturing expertise for our nation's defense and national security. Visit kcnsc.doe.gov for more information about working for Honeywell at the Kansas City National Security Campus.

This position will be located in Kansas City, MO

Summary of Duties:

  • Develops and executes government affairs strategies that advances the organization’s mission and goals with local, regional, state and federal elected officials on behalf of the Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC), including New Mexico Operations. Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement

  • Provides frequent updates to the President and Senior Leadership team with valuable information about government polices as these initiatives develop

  • Facilitates contacts between KCNSC and elected officials, their staffs, as well as the staffs of federal and state committees, to ensure that these communications are managed efficiently, effectively, and legally

  • Uses a deep understanding of the workings of federal, state, and tribal governments and KCNSC’s mission to participate in the planning of technical programmatic initiatives

  • Builds, maintains, and strengthens KCNSC’s relations with federal, state, and tribal governments

  • Supports KCNSC leadership by developing and managing plans for strategic engagement with federal and state officials, as well as with official visitors

  • This is not a lobbying position and lobbying is strictly prohibited

    You Must Have:

  • 10 years of professional experience overall

  • 3 years or more of experience working in the United States Congress with a deep knowledge and understanding relating to Congress, congressional processes, and policies and programs

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Legal, Government, Communications, or related field

  • Experience interacting with high-level government and DOE/NNSA laboratory officials and scientific leaders

  • Knowledge of congressional and executive branch policies and programs and knowledge of the policy environment that shapes the opportunities for science and engineering programs

  • Ability to analyze and interpret state, federal, and tribal legislation and regulations and relate their impact to KCNSC

  • Working knowledge of federal, state, or tribal government operations and relations and visit management, as well as knowledge of federal and state budget processes

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with state, federal, and tribal officials

  • Strong analytical capabilities, including the ability to quickly analyze an opportunity, identify key issues, and develop solutions

  • Understanding and knowledge of state, federal, and tribal political landscapes

  • Candidates should be familiar with limitations on use of appropriated funds to influence certain Federal contracting and financial transactions, as well as political activities, including Federal Acquisition Regulation 52.203-12 and 31.205-22

  • Proven ability to use good judgment when dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.

  • Ability to model behaviors that reflect KCNSC's core values

  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing

    We Value:

  • Advanced degree in related field

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.