Part-Time Analyst (Contractor)
Employment type: Part-Time Contractor, initial six-month agreement
Location: Asia Pacific
Access Partnership is a global public affairs firm that enables technology companies to gain access to markets. We create regulatory and legal environments that allow technologies to be adopted effectively and fairly, by analysing global trends for the risks and opportunities they create for technology businesses and users, identifying strategies to mitigate those risks and driving opportunities to our clients’ advantage. Our firm uniquely mixes public policy and engineering competencies to achieve our goals. We have five offices around the world, and we are growing.
Access Partnership seeks a Asia-Pacific Analyst with a strong interest in international government relations and technology policy to advance our clients’ interests on the global stage. The selected candidate will be responsible for delivering intelligence, analysis and advocacy for firms with a global presence in the ICT industry.
This is a client-facing role that will require email, teleconferencing, and other reporting for our client’s government affairs. Analysts will be responsible for researching, and reporting on potential stimulus legislation, analysing legislation, and identifying IT trends in government, schools, hospitals, and other public institutions.
Pacific: Australia and New Zealand
- Research and analyse national and regional regulations, political trends and processes, and industry developments across all ICT policy areas.
- Analyse and interpret the business implications of specific government regulations, policies, and laws at the national and provincial levels.
- Develop public policy positions and advocacy strategies and develop content for clients.
- Draft memos, presentations, matrices, and marketing materials on short timelines.
- Represent clients before national governments, industry groups, and in multilateral forums.
- Draft actionable reports both in native language and business English.
- Research stakeholders and suggest government action.
- Manage and assist with the day-to-day continuity of core country team operations.
- Provide other support as requested by company leaders.
- Contribute to business development through research on new clients and industry trends.
Desired skills and experience
- Business level English, native level language with excellent written and oral communications skills in both languages.
- Located in-region with the ability to support client requests during business hours.
- Degree in international relations, public policy, international trade, law, or related field.
- Knowledge of central government legislative processes.
- Effectiveness in managing across and within teams.
- A passion for problem-solving, an ability to grasp new and technical concepts quickly, and a resourceful attitude toward finding ways to get things done and meet professional goals.
- Expertise in managing cross-cultural dynamics and communications.
- Ability to work under pressure and on short notice.
- Demonstrable experience of project management with profitability, timescale, and quality achievements.
- Previous experience in Consulting, Technology Policy or Government Service.
- Self-motivated and experience working independently.
- 1-3 years’ experience.
The company offers a competitive rate and broader opportunities for growth. Our diverse international client base will provide the opportunity to work on international projects on behalf of some of the industry’s leading companies. Our culture boasts a collaborative working environment, a multi-cultural setting, a group of creative, passionate individuals, and a robust support system. This role may be converted to a part-time/full-time employment position subject to performance.
How to apply
Please email a current CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why you’re the right person for this position. Please use the subject “Analyst Asia” for your email. No recruitment agencies.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only respond to applicants we wish to interview. If you haven’t heard from us by the closing date, then your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Closing date for applications is 7 August 2020.