Government Affairs Manager-Malaysia
Department:
Corporate Management
Location:
Malaysia
Department: Corporate Management
Location: Malaysia
Job Description
This role is reporting to the Head Government Affairs Malaysia, should be able to work with various agencies of government on relevant areas of policy and/or law to Lazada and to interpret and provide recommendations to Lazada’s strategy to operationalize various policies, issuances, regulations, and/or laws that affect e-commerce including but not limited to the following areas: consumer protection, product regulation, data privacy, taxation, local government, cross-border, transportation and logistics, and intellectual property.

This role involves an extensive engagement with a broad range of government officials and policymakers, academics, partners, industry associations, multilateral and non-governmental organizations to advance the company’s public policy positions and other strategic initiatives. The work environment is highly matrixed and cross-functional and will require the candidate to collaborate effectively with a variety of internal stakeholders across diverse disciplines, countries and cultures.


Responsibilities

• Provide strategic policy advice to internal stakeholders
• Work with policymakers, academics, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private sector organizations, including local, regional and international organizations, on various areas
• Represent Lazada in meetings and public events with policymakers and other stakeholders
• Monitor policies, administrative and/or legislative developments, evaluate potential impact of legislative, administrative, and other proposals that may affect Lazada, and recommend solutions
• Assist in the development and management of Lazada's policies on various areas
• Collaborate with individuals and teams across multiple jurisdictions on various projects
• Respond to questions and consultations from external stakeholders on relevant policy issues
• Other assignments as requested by Regional/Local Head of Government Affairs or Country CEO
Job Requirements
In order to be successful in this role you must have:-

• At least 5-8 years of demonstrated experience managing public policy and/or government relations and advocacy work
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of administrative systems of the local government and its governmental protocols
• Experience working and engaging with policymakers, civil society, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders
• Ability to understand business models, strategies, public policy, legislative and regulatory challenges for the e-commerce industry
• Strong project management skills to meet deadlines, establish clear priorities quickly and bring projects to completion on time and within budget
• Strong interpersonal skills with a problem-solving mindset, with attention to details and accuracy
• Self-starter who needs minimal supervision
• Ability to exercise strong judgment and persuasive skills, creativity, and ability to work in a dynamic environment
• Impeccable degree of discretion, confidentiality, and ethics
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia
• Prior experience in fast evolving and dynamic industries such as technology platforms, e-commerce, or financial technology is a plus
• Degree in related field: law, public policy, political science, public administration, public relations
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