Director of Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs - Remote

Overland Park, KS, US, 66210

Americas Cement Corporate



Job ID:  494321


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package and opportunities for your continued growth and development!




The role of a Director of Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs in the cement industry involves managing and enhancing relationships with government entities, regulatory bodies, and relevant stakeholders to ensure compliance with regulations and promote the interests of the company.

 What you’ll be contributing:


Government Relations Strategy:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive government relations strategy aligned with the business objectives of the cement company.
  • Monitor and analyze legislative and regulatory developments affecting the cement industry and provide timely insights to the executive team.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with government officials, agencies, and key stakeholders.
  • Represent the company at relevant industry forums (PCA Government Relations Committee), conferences, and meetings to ensure a strong presence and influence in the regulatory environment.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure the Ash Grove’s compliance with local, state, and federal regulations affecting the cement industry.
  • Work closely with legal and compliance teams to interpret and communicate regulatory requirements to internal stakeholders.

Issue Advocacy:

  • Advocate for policies that support the growth and sustainability of the cement industry.
  • Address and resolve regulatory issues that may impact the company's operations.

Communication and Outreach:

  • Develop and implement communication strategies to effectively convey the Ash Grove’s positions on regulatory and legislative matters.
  • Engage in proactive outreach to educate government officials and the public about Ash Grove’s contributions to the community and the economy.

Risk Management:

  • Identify and assess potential risks related to regulatory and government affairs, and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Stay informed about geopolitical and regulatory changes that may impact the cement industry.

To succeed in this position, you will need: 


  • Ability to read, write, and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc
  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Political Science, Business, Law, or a related field
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in the field of federal government relations or government experience in a private, public, government, or military environment
  • Previous corporate government affairs or legislative experience, with experience advocating on behalf of a business.
  • In-depth experience with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal teams and external stakeholders
  • Travel up to 25%


What’s next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Jun 21, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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