Sr. Public Policy Manager IN Operations
Would you like to work hard and make history with the Amazon Public Policy team? Do you have government affairs experience, and have the experience necessary to help further advance Amazon’s operations business across India?
This position will work alongside a fellow Ops Policy Manager, and report to the Head of Public Policy India.
We are looking for a talented and innovative individual, who has a strong understanding of the policy-making environment and government institutions to represent Amazon’s operations-
related public policy activities across India. You will establish good relationships with key policymakers, decision makers and government executives and help prioritize central, state and local government public policy issues.
In addition, you will address policy risks to the business as well as advance strategic business opportunities and initiatives in the operations and logistics business segments of Amazon.
You will also work closely with leaders in the ops business, head of India policy, public relations and legal teams to establish a strategic and structured approach to engaging with central and state governments, and regional industry and trade associations within India.
You will drive and support Indian state and local government affairs for growth and expansion of Amazon’s operations in India and will work to ensure operational continuity and stability for Amazon India’s fulfilment centers and logistics network from a public policy perspective.
Location : the position will be based in New Delhi, India.
Educational Requirements :
Graduate or post-graduate degree with minimum 8 years of relevant experience in public policy / regulatory work in a corporate environment.
Experience in supporting regulatory and policy issues for operations in different parts of India preferred. Technical education preferred but not mandatory.
Experience of working with corporations with operations throughout India and understanding of various regulatory aspects related with operations.
Working understanding of India’s central, state and local policy making processes.
Superior skills in advocacy and using spoken and written rhetoric to persuade and inform.
Fluency in English and flexibility to travel frequently is required.
Highest personal levels of ethical conduct, confidentiality and integrity, with strong professional reputation in the industry.
Focus and Deliverables :
Work collaboratively and transparently with the public policy team, operations, logistics, legal, and the India business team to enable continuity, expansion and growth in India.
Represent Amazon and build relationships with state and local authorities, regulatory agencies, and key policymakers in those regions to remove regulatory hurdles.
Oversee compliance requirement for new fulfilment centers working closely with the real estate, logistics, facilities and operations team.
Anticipate challenges / obstacles Amazon’s operations could face as the regulatory landscape evolves.
Review and support inspectionsfor all Amazon India fulfillment centers from various regulatory authorities.
Ensure policymaker awareness of Amazon’s business model.
o Effect change and drive policymaking that benefits our customers.
o Manage and coordinate external advocacy efforts, outreach programs, and initiatives in alignment with business objectives.
The successful candidate will meet the following requirements :
Highly effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Self-starter with proven track record of successfully working with a wide array of functional groups across organization.
Attention to detail and capability to work on multiple projects in parallel
Ability to identify and understand key technical, business, and legal aspects of corporate operations in legislative and regulatory proposals, identify and understand business implications for the company and its customers, and synthesize policy documents for internal and external audiences.
Ability to influence, negotiate with, and persuade others. Must be flexible and demonstrate strong judgment / decision-making skills.
Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships and networks with others.
Personal Qualities :
Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders :
Exhibits excellent judgment
Hires great people. Develops great people.
Has relentlessly high standards
Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
Expects and requires innovation of her / his team
Thinks big and has convictions
Is action and results oriented
Is highly analytical and structured
Has the ability to inspire passion in others