Government Relations Advisor

Exxon Mobil


Job Role Summary

As a representative of Esso Exploration & Production Guyana Ltd. (EEPGL), the Government Relations Advisor will play a key role in supporting ExxonMobil’s external efforts to enhance its business in Mozambique. This will include establishing and sustaining positive and effective working relationships with officials from the Government of Guyana, maintaining an in-depth situational awareness of political and economic factors that may impact  business activities in the country, and creating effective strategies to support the company’s business objectives.

This position will be located in Georgetown, Guyana and will report to the Mozambique Public and Government Affairs Manager. 



  • Manage and grow external relationships with governmental representatives, industry associations, local think tanks, and academic institutions that touch on the Guyana energy sector.
  • Keep informed and provide analysis of local and national government issues, trends and policies relevant to the company’s interests, and develop strategies to support business objectives.  
  • Advise and support Company representatives in their interactions with government officials. Provide recommendations on engagements, support meeting logistics, provide written and verbal briefings, as needed, and manage follow-ups from engagements, as applicable. 
  • Become proficient in Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Guidelines for Interactions with Government Officials, and uphold these standards in all aspects of work.
  • Understand the government’s priorities for the country and integrate government relations activities with community investment and communications activities to further business objectives. 

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree minimum; advanced degree in relevant field is preferred



  • A minimum of five years of related work experience, such as operating and advising on government affairs with respect to Guyana
  • Familiarity with and/or prior experience working in the oil and gas industry
  • Computer literacy for effective use of Microsoft office package
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong internal and external relationships;
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a global, virtual team as well as with internal functional business units and departments of ExxonMobil. 
  • Effective communicator; strong written and verbal skills
  • Sound, analytical judgment
  • Creative problem-solving skills 
  • Strong project-management skills, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to quickly respond to changing priorities and/or external events 
  • Ability to incorporate and provide 365-degree feedback 

Core competencies

  • Proven ability to support multiple projects in deadline driven environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Creative problem-solving skills 
  • Strong project-management skills, ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal skills; team player
  • Proficient in MS Office 


The closing date for applications is: March 19, 2023


Only suitable candidates will be contacted.


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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