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Head, Public Affairs and Policy Singapore Singapore (OneNorth)
Life at Grab
At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.
Get to know our Team:
The Grab Public Affairs and Policy Team is a forward-looking team that's actively shaping the future of technology and society in Southeast Asia. We build partnerships with governments in support of national policy agendas, engage constructively with government and other stakeholders on public policy discussions, and drive initiatives to harness the positive potential of technology to create impact in Southeast Asia.
The Singapore Public Affairs and Policy team drives strategies, and orchestrates Grab’s engagements in support of matters related to public policy and the national agenda in Singapore. It also supports GrabHQ and the Singapore business’ interactions with the Singapore government, community stakeholders and the public policy community.
Specific areas of focus include:
Engagements with the government and legislators on matters related to Grab’s businesses
In-house policy development with regional teams on matters related to data, gig economy and “big tech” regulation, and with product and business teams and on product, plans, and platform policies
Distilling and clarifying complex public policy issues for the public and Grab’s business leaders
Regulatory consultations for Grab’s businesses, which span transport, deliveries, and financial services
Engagements with the wider public policy community on technology and socio-political developments related to platforms
Working with cross-Grab teams to prioritise Grab’s partnerships in support of the government and community of Singapore
Get to know the Role:
We are looking to hire a Head of Public Affairs for Singapore. You will play an important role in supporting Grab’s engagements with the Singapore Government and community stakeholders.
The day-to-day activities:
Define, and execute the strategy for engagement with government, legislators and trade associations
Provide counsel to Grab’s leaders on Grab’s business priorities and plans
Manage a team of managers and assistant managers in the team
Serve as Grab's liaison with public stakeholders and represent Grab as needed
Collaborate with local and regional Grab teams to plan, launch, execute public affairs initiatives and/or campaigns.
The must haves:
At least 10 years of experience in public and / or government affairs in Singapore in either public policy, regulatory, or digital roles
Experience managing a team
Familiarity with the government’s priorities, and political developments in Singapore
Passionate about making a positive impact to the community
Experience working with or in the private sector
A proactive attitude to problem solve for emerging risks and seeking out new opportunities, and to review and adjust plans in an agile manner
Comfortable to lead and guide cross-team initiatives
We are committed to building diverse teams and creating an inclusive workplace that enables all Grabbers to perform at their best, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexual orientation and other attributes that make each Grabber unique.
Grab is the leading superapp platform in Southeast Asia, providing everyday services that matter to consumers. Today, the Grab app has been downloaded onto millions of mobile devices, giving users access to over 9 million drivers, merchants, and agents. Grab offers a wide range of on-demand services in the region, including mobility, food, package and grocery delivery services, mobile payments, and financial services across 428 cities in eight countries.
Join us today to drive Southeast Asia forward, together.