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Equinor søker «Manager Government Relations And Public Affairs»

Corporate communication (CCOM) safeguard and enhance the company’s reputation by supporting activities aimed at helping Equinor achieve its strategic goals.

We’re Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, among the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Corporate communication (CCOM) aims to be an internationally leading communication unit. We safeguard and enhance the company’s reputation by supporting activities aimed at helping Equinor achieve its strategic goals. CCOM’s role to systematically raise awareness and build trust among the public in Norway, specific target groups internationally, and in regions where the company is concentrating its efforts. We also place a lot of emphasis on create enthusiasm and pride among our employees.

Job Description

  • Identify, assess and manage key political and regulatory issues of high importance to Equinor
  • Provide advice on political and regulatory affairs
  • Develop strategies and implement measures that will strengthen our communication with political and public stakeholders in Norway
  • Support heads of communication in business areas on political and public affairs
  • Handle selected political visits and events in Norway


  • Strong knowledge of the dynamics of political and public affairs in Norway
  • Proven ability to engage with a range of political and public stakeholders
  • Experience from dealing with energy issues in a political context
  • Experience from similar areas of responsibilities
  • Digital competence
  • Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications.
  • More than 10 years of relevant experience preferred.

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to define own agenda and deliver results rapidly
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to act as advisor to senior management
  • Efficient operator in larger organisations
  • Best in class networking skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent command of English and Norwegian, oral and written
  • Dedicated to in-depth learning about Equinor’s business priorities
  • Team player that contributes both to team and colleagues’ success
  • Quality conscious and a sense for detail to deliver high quality products on time
  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

We Offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

If you have questions about the position or the process please send an email to

Please be aware that no applications or attachments to applications will be accepted via email.

Title and discipline band will be decided based on the candidate’s experience

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.