NXP Semiconductors seeks Political Affairs & Public Co-Creation Specialist (m/f)

NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH Full-Time  Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany 19 Sep 2018

Job Description

NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

We are looking for a

Political Affairs & Public Co-Creation Specialist (m/f)

Your tasks:

Political Affairs:

  • Represent NXP’s interest in the political focus fields “Automotive, IoT & Security” facilitating particularly NXPs current and future B2B related products and solutions in the hyper-connected world.

  • Engage with governments, initially in Europe/Brussels and Germany in particular, but then also globally in selected countries such as US and China closely working together with regional Political Affairs colleagues. Lead active participation and representation of NXP in strategic government advisory organizations and industry associations to promote NXP solutions.

  • Promote favorable regulatory and political environments for “Automotive, IoT & Security” innovations:

    • Drive & influence legislation initiatives and roadmaps for new/future business and ensure rules / regulations support NXP’ business, reframe arguments in ways that make governments question their conventional wisdom.

    • Identify business development opportunities for advanced technology procurement (e.g. V2X in Smart Cities).

    • Catch opportunities to position governments as launching customer, monitor potential new public procurement initiatives

  • Improve visibility and image of NXP Semiconductors in the political and business landscape:

    • Drive the development of evidence based story lines and positions: Establish market intelligence, through adequate EU/Country public policy monitoring mechanisms, development of briefing materials, whitepaper, educational materials and other communication pieces.

    • Go for outreach and establish new partnerships, strategic alliances and cooperation initiatives.

  • Develop an advocacy program including NXP positions as trusted advisor towards government representations and to advocate on EU and international country government policy decisions.

  • Your work will centre on ways to build and improve our Leadership position in Automotive, IoT & Security.

Public Co-Creation:

  • Interlink with political stakeholders, industry and science to establish collaborative projects and initiatives (research, development, innovation, field trials, pilots) and drive the emerging business development for “Automotive, IoT & Security” innovations – ideally accompanied by subsidies.

  • Make sure that NXP’s activity fields “Automotive, IoT & Security” are included in Public Research & Innovation programs/ work plans.

  • Establish strong cross-functional internal network with key functions, ensure effective decision making and facilitate internal and external communications.

Education and Requirements:

  • University degree, ideally graduated in a scientific/technical discipline

  • Relevant years of multi-project management preferably from emerging business development or sales, ideally complemented by experiences in public affairs, advocacy/lobbying or collaborative innovation projects

  • Relevant years of European or international work experience plus corresponding vital contact network in one of the fields to manage the political focus fields

  • Dynamic, results-driven and the ability in designing and implementing advocacy strategies at local and global level.

  • Recently achieved business development, sales successes in the IT Industry or Engineering Industry using the profound understanding of emerging and fast changeable requirements for connected devices and networked solutions on a B2B level to enable or catalyze sales successes

  • In depth know-how and know-why with regard to Automotive, Mobility, IoT, Smart City, Industry 4.0, Security or ML/AI solutions – both technology and business wise

  • Collaborative working style and strong networking skills; Entrepreneurial mindset, record of creativity and business sense to influence others; excellent conceptual abilities; Outstanding communication skills, including strong presentation and writing skills in English and German

Do you want to be a part of a semiconductor engine for the connected world and co-create the future? Please apply via our career page: www.nxp.com/careers

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