Manager, Government Relations, Singapore

Singapore, Singapore Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Design, lead and manage Go-Jek’s policy and government relations strategy objectives in Singapore with multiple stakeholders.
  • Represent Go-Jek’s positions directly, in partnership with our colleagues, industry associations, and other industry organizations.
  • Proactively shape the regulatory and political landscape in Singapore to support innovation in the digital technology, transport, payments, and e-commerce landscapes, working together with a wide-range of stakeholders.
  • Identify, assess, and address regulatory challenges to business objectives in key regulated industries as well as the public sector market in partnership with Go-Jek colleagues. This includes collaborating with business units to ensure alignment between business priorities and public policy activities and goals.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for Go-Jek to address Singapore government challenges and opportunities while also working with trade associations, industry partners, non-profit groups, and other allies to promote and build support for public policy positions.
  • Work collaboratively within a regional team to develop public policy strategies and positions in support of other ASEAN markets. Support regional teams where needed.

 

Qualifications

 

  • 4+ years of relevant public policy experience working within government, think tanks, public interest groups, technology industry groups, or corporations.
  • Singaporean national preferred.
  • Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills. Must have at least a bachelor’s law degree and preference for an advanced degree (Master’s, PhD) in public policy, law, political science, or another relevant field.
  • Direct experience working on ride hailing and transport, payments, and e-commerce related policies and activities preferred, but not necessary
  • Direct experience working with a wide range of stakeholders in the Singaporean Government.
  • Proven ability to work independently, lead without authority, and the skills necessary to thrive in a technology start-up world with ambiguity and a rapidly changing landscape.
  • Experience leading policy teams and initiatives at scale in a large organization.
  • Capability to build and maintain excellent relationships with high-ranking governmental authorities, research/academic institutions, community or industry influencers and other third parties who may have significant influence on public policies.
  • Proven ability and skills to conceive, analyze, develop and execute medium-to-long term strategies and campaigns to deal with complex issues of technology, policy and law, involving multiple issues and players.
  • Regional ASEAN public policy experience welcomed

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