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Vice President, Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Washington, DC; Brussels, Belgium Job ID JR0227446 Job Category Public Affairs Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

About GGA:

Intel’s Global Government Affairs division carries out government engagement, advocacy, and lobbying efforts in every market where Intel does business. The organization is responsible for positioning Intel's business as a technology leader with and key partner with influential government audiences. Our core priorities include government relations, regulatory affairs, public policy, enabling business strategies to succeed and thought leadership.

About the Role:

As the Vice President for the Policy and Regulatory Affairs organization, you will lead a dynamic team and be able to immediately and directly enhance Intel’s overall political engagement and advocacy on technical policy and regulatory issues. This position reports directly to Intel's Chief Government Affairs Officer and will lead the overall strategy for government engagement to advance Intel’s regulatory and technical policy positions with governments by leveraging the group’s technical acumen, influencer networks, business partnerships, and key government, trade and standards organization engagements.

Scope of Role:

The individual must have deep understanding and proven expertise in the areas of international public policy, geopolitical landscapes as well as extensive knowledge and substantive public policy expertise priority technology areas such as manufacturing, cybersecurity, and intellectual property. They must have an appreciation and sensitivity to working within the context of an innovative, fast-paced, technology company. The individual will be required to develop and manage a strategic plan for successfully achieving specific results which support and enable Intel business strategies to succeed


Key Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for implementing strategies and engagement, both internally and externally, with a wide range of stakeholders, including regulatory agencies, trade associations, other industry players, Intel business unit leaders and government affairs professionals in all geographies:

  • Manage and motivate a direct global staff of 20+ people charged with forming regulatory and public policy positions for Intel’s priority policy areas, including but not limited to manufacturing and sustainability, telecommunications, intellectual property, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and supply chain.

  • Partner with Intel's regional government affairs teams and business executives to develop strategic engagements, both internally and externally.

  • Compose advocacy materials and briefing documents to educate executives and coordinate their interactions with policymakers, regulatory agencies, trade, and standards organizations.

  • Build strong relationships to enhance Intel’s reputation and image as a trusted partner among relevant government agencies and create the ecosystem needed for Intel’s businesses to flourish.

  • Be a strong voice for Intel’s priority public policy issues.

Key Capabilities

  • Experience in similar government affairs and/or public policy position with demonstrated ability to lead a global, matrixed team and drive policies and results that contribute to the successful execution of business strategies.

  • A thorough understanding of regulatory processes, with a proven track record of designing successful advocacy campaigns that achieved favorable policy outcomes.

  • Ability to build strong relationships with individuals at all levels within the company and across the industry.

  • Ability to comfortably influence, negotiate, and manage a wide-range of business priorities and seamlessly incorporate into a coherent and connected strategy; demonstrated ability to address and resolve conflicting priorities that put business success at risk.

  • Experience managing relationships with external stakeholders to shape positive public opinion.

  • Strong executive presence; able to effectively engage and communicate with executive-level audiences whether in a board room, at the podium, or in high-level meetings.

  • Reputation for ethical conduct and unquestionable integrity.

  • Excellent political and business judgment; high degree of discretion.

  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Team-first orientation with leadership style that encourages communication, collaboration, and coordination.

  • Brings out the best in others and delegates effectively; sets clear expectations and provides feedback and support as necessary.

  • Contributes meaningfully to high-performing and positive team culture, mentoring and developing team talent.


The ideal candidate will have between 10 to 20 years of relevant public and/or private sector experience in senior position(s) as well as demonstrated industry leadership experience.

Inside this Business Group
Intel’s Growth Acceleration Team (GAT) offers unique opportunities to work in a variety of areas, including counsel to Intel businesses; technology and intellectual property licensing; patent prosecution; trademarks and brands; litigation, mergers, acquisitions and investing; public policy, legislative and regulatory lobbying; global trade, export, import, and customs; and corporate compliance.

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Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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