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Manager, Public Policy, UAE, Dubai

Created11/25/2021
Reference1737184
CategoryPublic Policy
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
CityDubai
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
Work hard and make history with Amazon's International Public Policy and Government Affairs Team. The Manager, Public Policy 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. The International Public Policy team works with a wide range of national, local, and supranational policymakers, industry organizations, and non-governmental organizations across numerous policy issues spanning the consumer and commercial environment.

As the Manager, Public Policy in UAE you will manage our work with policymakers and non-governmental groups in support of our consumer-centric business model within Egypt. You will have an astute understanding of the public policy and regulatory environment as well as the key stakeholders within it. You will coordinate across Amazon's business, locally and globally, to develop and implement positioning and engagement strategies.

You will manage external advocacy efforts, outreach programs, partnerships, and initiatives in support of these business objectives. You will coordinate Amazon's engagement with relevant industry associations and wider coalitions, and manage consultancy support. You will be able to manage and drive complex projects, including in situations of high ambiguity.

The position is based in Dubai.

Basic Qualifications:
-10+ 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.
-A keen working understanding of policy-making processes and government relations.
-Written and spoken fluency in Arabic and English.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience of public policy management in consumer-facing, technology or retail organizations.
-Consulting experience.
-An advanced degree in area of study relevant to the role.
-Experience working at high level and collaboratively in a highly-matrixed environment, alongside teams including Legal, PR, and business teams.
-Project management experience.
EmployerAmazon