Monday , February 6 2023

Amazon Job Vacancies – Head of Public Policy

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Job Description:

The Head of Public Policy for South Africa will join a growing and dynamic team that works across Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Asia-Pacific, in support of Amazon’s global consumer and digital businesses. Like our business interests, our policy issues are broad, forward-thinking, and driven by what is best for our customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will be a confident leader, but are also able to operate respectfully and collaboratively within wider regional and international structures.
  • You will coordinate Amazon’s engagement with relevant industry associations and wider coalitions, and manage consultancy support.
  • You will have an astute understanding of the public policy and regulatory environment as well as the key stakeholders within it.
  • You will lead external advocacy efforts, outreach programs, partnerships, and initiatives in support of these business objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of policy-making processes and government relations in West Africa.
  • Ability to think critically, process data from multiple sources, forecast potential scenarios, prioritize based on probability and desired outcome, and recommend a best course of action.
  • A track record of highest integrity and public policy success.
  • Ability to concurrently address numerous and wide-ranging issues, and deal effectively with a broad range of public policy matters.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience of public policy leadership in consumer-facing, technology or retail companies.
  • 15+ years of relevant public policy and advocacy experience, e.g. within corporate public policy and government relations, in public administration, trade associations or non-governmental organizations.
  • Experience working at high level and collaboratively in a highly-matrixed environment, alongside teams including Legal, PR, and business teams.

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: IT Consulting

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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