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Government Relations Specialist

inDrive

inDrive

Islamabad, Pakistan
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Government Relations Specialist

Pakistan, Islamabad

  • Remote
  • Full-time
  • Middle

We are seeking a skilled Government Relations Specialist in Pakistan to join our team, focusing on building and maintaining strong relationships with government agencies and officials. As a key member of our Government Affairs department, you will play a crucial role in representing our organization's interests, advocating for policies that align with our objectives, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with key government officials, policymakers, regulatory bodies and key opinion leaders.
  • Develop and implement national GR strategy, OKRs, road maps and action plans.
    Identify, map and address regulatory risks and opportunities.
  • Build coalitions with key policy stakeholders including companies, trade associations, and civil society groups.
  • Manage inDrive’s participation in NGOs, industrial unions and associations.
  • Establish inDrive's brand and profile with policy makers—including Governments, Third parties, Opinion makers and Academia
  • Manage regulatory and/or political crises that may arise, develop and implement action plans to address them effectively.
  • Form and manage the country level GR budget.
  • Serve as a thought leader providing counsel to internal stakeholders on policy, legislative or reputational initiatives that may impact business performance and/or company reputation through regular updates.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Growth, Legal, Communications, Finance and Product, to ensure compliance with existing regulations and anticipate potential regulatory challenges.

Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in government relations / public policy.
  • 2+ years of experience in tier-one multinationals (inhouse or consulting) would be an advantage.
  • Successful track record in participating as an active contributor and/or leading advocacy programs on national and/or regional levels.
  • Experience in building effective relationships, demonstrating leadership in management and public policy implementation.
  • A keen understanding of the legislative, regulatory, policymaking, and political processes.
  • Experience in the ride-hailing and tech area would be a plus.
  • Ability to research policy and political issues and summarize the information.
  • Ability to articulate complex regulatory and policy matters into easily understood language.
    Strong analytical & presentation skills, able to align company strengths and goals with strategic government opportunities and challenges.
  • An ownership mindset of the relevant area(s) of subject matter expertise.
  • Capable of building strong relationships cross-functionally across inDrive.
  • Degree in law / economics / political science / international affairs.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Urdu.
  • A self starter, someone who is highly adaptable as well as calm under pressure.
  • Bias for action in everything you do.
  • A great team-player who can deal with the ambiguity which is a well known by-product of working with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Strong project management skills.

Conditions & Benefits

  • Remote type of work
  • Partially or fully paid additional training courses
  • Unlimited opportunities for professional and career growth, and regular external and internal training from our partners
  • Being part of an international team of professionals who are building one of the greatest success stories in the global tech industry

Your CV will be reviewed within 14 calendar days from the date it was received. If your experience meets the requirements of our company, we will contact you.

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