Google Strategic Outreach and Engagement Analyst, Government Affairs and Public Policy Jobs in Kenya

Google Strategic Outreach and Engagement Analyst, Government Affairs and Public Policy Jobs in Kenya


About the job

  • The Go-to-Market Operations (GTM) organization ensures Google's complex and ever-evolving business runs smoothly. We are instrumental in setting go-to-market strategy, and ensuring flawless execution and operations against the strategy. We have teams embedded in each of the major ads business areas as well as global teams that work across the business areas. Team members are analytical and strategic, with a pragmatic sense of how to get things done.

  • The Business Strategy and Operations team provides business critical insights using analytics, ensures cross-functional alignment of goals and execution, and helps teams drive strategic partnerships and new initiatives forward. We stay focused on aligning the highest-level company priorities with effective day-to-day operations, and help evolve early stage ideas into future-growth initiatives.

  • As the Strategic Outreach and Engagement Analyst, you will closely collaborate with the Government Affairs and Public Policy team in implementing local engagement programs in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. You will understand public policy issues, write policy related briefing docs, analyses, and reports, track and evaluate teams’ work and its effectiveness, navigate bureaucracies and understand protocol, and build relationships. In this role, you will communicate effectively across teams and with people from around the world.

  • Google takes its responsibilities seriously, including engaging with government and other stakeholders on important public policy challenges. The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team leads the company’s engagement with executive branch officials, legislators, regulators and third-parties in the formation of public policy.

  • Working closely with Google leaders, GAPP seeks to identify key policy issues, listen carefully to others’ views and opinions, and distill and share the company’s perspective on those issues with external stakeholders. While we focus on challenges affecting the internet, our issue areas are increasingly broad and encompass many areas where public policy, business, and technology intersect.

    Responsibilities

  • Support
    the Government Affairs and Public Policy team in executing a strategy for consistent and meaningful engagement with key stakeholders (e.g. policymakers, think tanks, NGOs, academics, business customers, industry leaders, etc.)

  • Support the Government Affairs and Public Policy team in developing cross-functional partnerships and relationships with executives’ teams in EMEA to create meaningful agendas for executive engagements and ensure the appropriate internal participants are included.

  • Plan strategic engagements between Google executives and government officials/business stakeholders, including event planning and coordination; support externally facing strategic outreach efforts, such as campaigns, in-region executive visits, and roadshows.

  • Play a key role in coordinating, composing, consolidating, and editing written materials, such as briefing documents, letters, and talking points.

  • Manage the cross-functional process for development, tracking, and updating of the stakeholder engagement list.

    Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience in government or public policy.

  • Experience planning/executing events.

  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently.

    Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to identify opportunities and areas for improvement, and to operate in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proven ability to work well in a fast paced environment, and strategic and analytical skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to condense complex written materials into concise talking points.

  • Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate with multiple teams concurrently.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Google Strategic Outreach and Engagement Analyst, Government Affairs and Public Policy Jobs in Kenya


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