Public Policy Manager, Indonesia

Public Policy Manager, Indonesia

8-10 years
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Job Description

Would you like to be part of a public policy team that is driving the adoption of cloud computing in Southeast Asia The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Policy team is at the forefront of helping customers maximize the benefits of cloud computing by removing regulatory and political blockers to cloud adoption. We do this by working with governments as they develop and revise policies related to the digital economy, including cloud first policies, data protection regulations, outsourcing guidelines, cyber security policies, tax policy, and over-the-top regulations.
AWS is looking for a talented, innovative, and well-connected individual to represent and work with AWS Head of Public Policy in Indonesia before policymakers that are strategically important to the AWS business. The successful candidate will proactively build relationships with key policymakers, politicians and influencers. You will develop and execute strategies that mitigate policy risks to the business, as well as advance strategic business opportunities in these market segments. This position will also manage AWS's participation in strategic business associations and coalitions in Indonesia. You will become familiar with all aspects of AWS's business, and interface directly with the business units in the region. This Indonesia-based government affairs and policy position, which reports to the Indonesia Head of Public Policy and is part of the ASEAN and APJ Public Policy team, shall:
· Develop and implement government affairs campaigns for AWS in Indonesia that result in policies that enable cloud computing adoption by customers, especially government agencies;
· Educate government and public affairs stakeholders on the cloud value proposition in regulated industries such as but not limited to health, energy, telecommunications, and the financial services sector;
· Seek collaboration with government and public affairs stakeholders on skills development activities;
· Facilitate public policy activities related to the operationalization of AWS infrastructure in Indonesia at a national and local level;
· Facilitate meetings between AWS executives and key stakeholders, including senior government officials, regulators, industry associations and alliance partners to promote and advocate the company's public policies; and
· Determine, maintain and staff appropriate corporate membership opportunities in industry associations/coalitions on behalf of AWS, and ensure high judgment, high integrity among external consultants.
The candidate should possess:
· 8-10 years of experience representing a large company or association before national and local policymakers, preferably but not necessarily in the tech industry;
· A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in a relevant discipline (Law, Political Science, Public Policy, Public Affairs, Economic Development);
· Fluent written and spoken English and Bahasa is a must.
The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Additionally, the candidate should have:
· Strong understanding of IT issues in Indonesia, including cloud computing, cyber security, data protection, over-the-top policy, trade, taxes, and e-commerce; and/or a strong track record of engaging with the IT ministry, financial services, health, energy regulators and other policy makers;
· A good track record of achieving meaningful changes to regulatory environment through public policy advocacy, and demonstrate the ability to influence, negotiate with and persuade others;
· Strong understanding of political landscape in Indonesia at a national, provincial and local level;
· The ability to dive deep on political, legislative and regulatory trends (both national and local level) that may impact the AWS business; and be able to synthe policy documents for internal and external customers;
· Highly effective oral and interpersonal communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to effectively interact at highest corporate and political levels;
· Exceptional written communications (English), such as the ability to convince stakeholders about the merits of a public policy strategy;
· A proven track record of successfully working with a wide array of functional groups across an organization (especially other regulatory functions such as legal, security, infrastructure, energy, and PR);
· Be comfortable working in ambiguous environments, being an independent self-starter that can use good judgment and resourcefulness to advance public policy priorities in the absence of clear guidance;
· Maintain the highest personal levels of ethical conduct, confidentiality and integrity, with a strong professional reputation in the industry.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status

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