Global Head of Government Affairs

Singapore, Hong Kong
10 Mar
Finance - Payment, Technology - Internet/ E-commerce/ Marketplace, Technology - SaaS
Work arrangement
  • Global MNC
  • International digital trade platform
  • Location: Hong Kong or Singapore


Our client is an internet giant with worldwide operations that is hiring a new global position for a digital trade platform. The role to be based in either Hong Kong or Singapore.


  • Reporting to the Global Head of Commerce, you will be responsible for building and engaging stakeholders in the business sector, government, international trade organizations, industry associations, communities, etc worldwide.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive government relations strategy to encourage participation of the platform
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key government officials, regulators, and other stakeholders
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory developments affecting the company and global e-commerce
  • Represent the company in meetings and discussions with government officials and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and policies, undertaking lobbing and advocacy work/projects as required
  • Provide guidance to the company's management team on government relations matters


  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree a plus
  • A minimum 10 years of relevant experience with a keen understanding of international relations, foreign governments, and global organizations; lobbying experience on international trade highly preferred
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills in addition to strong relationship management, leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of global free trade markets
  • Demonstrated political acumen and appreciation of nuance
  • Proven track record of consistently productive collaboration with diverse colleagues in a highly-matrixed work environment
  • Ability and willingness to work across multiple time zones, countries and cultures
  • Fluent English and Mandarin language skills
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