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Government Relations Manager

foodpanda - Expires on Jul 12, 2020
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Cambodia
  • Phnom Penh
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 5+ years
  • Open to local
Job Category
E-Commerce / Online Media

Job Description

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food” - George Bernard Shaw Do you love food and convenience put together? Then you will definitely love foodpanda! foodpanda (small ‘f’) is the leading, on-demand food delivery company in the region, bringing thousands of your favourite restaurants online into your home or office… fast! We’re all about bringing on the smartest minds as we continue to grow in a fast-moving and agile environment; and hire those who can thrive in a start-up culture.

  • Set up a compliance master list and ensure businesses are implementing the relevant laws related to our business required.
  • Help to interpret, explain, and present the regulatory and political landscape to the management team and other stakeholders in clear terms
  • Build a network and relations with the relevant stakeholders and help to advocate, negotiate or defend positions, including in potentially contentious areas
  • Identify and analyze core priorities and issues, with focus on the Cambodia
  • Engage with key regulators, officials, representatives and, where relevant, local, international or foreign governments
  • Monitor and recommend actions on developments in the market
  • Build up the Government Relations function over time as it evolves with business needs
  • Manage external agencies or consultants, while keeping an eye on cost control and quality
  • Monitor crisis management, reaching clear solutions when required
  • Monitor competitors’ activities in relevant areas and recommend measures where appropriate
  • Frequently, ravel within Cambodia and other locations will be required

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years' experience in government, government affairs, public policy or stakeholder relations, ideally with a focus on e-commerce
  • Bachelor's degree in related field (government affairs, law, political science, public administration, public relations
  • Interest in the business and related technology.
  • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) in English
  • Working knowledge of any other language, especially Asian, as a definite plus
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a troubleshooting oriented mindset that enable working with a multi-cultural group of professionals
  • Previous, experience working for or engaging with industry associations, regulatory agencies, tax authorities or relevant government agency is highly desirable.
  • Deep interest and experience in government engagement strategy and implementation
  • Experience in stakeholder management and planning and ability to collaborate with senior stakeholders across multiple sites / global locations
  • Strong project management skills to meet deadline, establish clear priorities quickly and bring projects to completion on time and within budget
  • Ability to understand the business model, the company strategy and legal/regulatory challenges and ensure KPIs are - aligned to this strategy
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; self-motivated, with strong analytical thinking
  • Ability to perform under time constraints
  • Impeccable degree of discretion, confidentiality, and ethics
  • Knowledge of Khmer language is a must

About the recruiter


At foodpanda, we're on a mission to redefine how food, people, culture and tech are connected. Our panda family consists of problem solvers, designers and thinkers, working around the clock to make ...

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