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Public Policy Competition & Choice Manager

Location:
London (Remote)
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
ASAP
Posted By:
Nikita Vyas
Date:
05/11/2022
Duration:
12 Months

Job Description:

Public Policy - Program Manager, Competition and Choice, Europe

We are looking for someone who combines a passion for internet services like our top 3 global social media client’s, with a deep knowledge of competition issues and strong project management skills and excels at managing XFN relationships. Successful applicants will become part of a team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times including competition and choice, privacy, freedom of expression, the impact of the internet on economic growth, and new opportunities for democratic engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Function as lynchpin coordinator of cross-functional efforts on competition and choice within Europe, and as a key interface between Europe and the central teams
  • Ensure alignment in Europe between Policy, Comms, Legal and between leadership and workstream leads
  • Develop and implement overall project structure in Europe, including SteerCos with leadership, regular cadence of cross-functional meetings, written updates, touch points with global teams and accountability frameworks
  • Develop overarching project plans as well as specific plans in areas like policy development and stakeholder engagement in collaboration with workstream leads and monitor execution e.g. by building and maintaining trackers
  • Inform related pillars of work, in particular Research and Comms
  • Prepare regular updates for leadership including written memos and slide presentations
  • Undertake deep analysis and analytical thinking to support strategic direction on policy and interplay with Comms and Legal approaches
  • Foster Europe competition and choice policy community together with the functional lead
  • Partner with functional and local teams to develop the platform's positions on competition and choice policy
  • Contribute to consultation responses and other external-facing documents and messaging
  • Maintain repository of documents
  • Stay up-to-date on competition developments across the region
  • Participate as an active member of the Europe Policy Team by contributing to other policy projects as required


Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of competition policy - from a legal, economics or public policy background
  • Strong project management skills and proven experience in managing multiple cross-functional stakeholders in a complex organization
  • Superb communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation skills

Client Description:

Our Client is the largest social media company in the world. They have substantial B2B and B2C advertising and media platforms, as well as a nonprofit initiative. With the mission of bringing people together, they now boast over 2 billion users, and are rapidly developing as they influence the world around us.

 

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.