Director (Government Engagement, Central Asia)

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Требуемый опыт работы: более 6 лет

Полная занятость, полный день

Position Summary

The position will be responsible for managing all of Visa’s interaction with key government officials, policy makers, public influencers and regulators in Almaty and other key countries in the Central Asia.

  • Visa is well positioned to leverage potential partnerships with national government agencies particularly in the areas of financial inclusion, economic digitization, the delivery of social services, government disbursements and collection, and other potential government programs that may benefit from the application of digital payments;

  • The expansion of the industry in general, and Visa in particular, is not hindered by intrusive political or regulatory intervention;

  • Visa’s profile and reputation are optimized through the delivery of coordinated communications and education targeted at key central bank officials, regulators, government officials, and other policy makers;

  • Visa’s outreach and messaging in the Central Asia is consistent with similar efforts in other key markets around the world.

    Key responsibilities for the position

  • Develop and implement an effective Government Engagement strategy for the area of responsibility

  • Lead the development and building of stakeholder relationships with Governments, businesses and non-governmental organizations at all levels

  • Ensure that Government Engagement plans are aligned with Visa’s strategic business objectives

  • Establish and maintain effective long term relations with Governments and other external stakeholders at the appropriate levels

  • Monitor the regulatory and policy management environment in the Central Asia in order to make timely interventions to protect Visa’s commercial interests

  • Identify opportunities and support business development programs and initiatives

  • Manage day to day Government Engagement operations and represent Visa at relevant forums in various markets

  • Ensure optimization of meeting targets and Government Engagement objectives by introducing best practices

  • Build and maintain internal relationships and enhance an understanding of the function within the company

Job Scope

  • Reports to the Head of Government Engagement for the Commonwealth of Independent States and South East Europe

  • Works very closely with country, group-level, and global colleagues including country management, Corporate Communications, Legal, Marketing, Strategy, Risk Management, Social Impact and Products departments

  • Liaises closely with Government Engagement colleagues around the world to develop and refine best practices

  • Works with cross divisional business teams as subject matter expert on policy and regulatory issues and government relations


Key competencies

  • General understanding of the digital payments industry and its economic and social impact

  • Proven track record and experience in all aspects of developing and implementing stakeholder relations strategies

  • In-depth knowledge of the local business and political environments in the Central Asia

  • Political and business acumen

  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Budgeting and financial management

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • A motivated, self- starter who is able to work independently, within a team, and without daily supervision

  • A team player, able to work across various Visa functions

  • Computer literacy

  • Russian,English Proficient speaker

Ключевые навыки

Английский язык
Project management

Вакансия опубликована 15 ноября 2019 в Алматы

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