Location, Department Unit and Reporting


Public Policy and Advocacy

Reporting To: 
Head, Government Relations and Public Affairs

Job Details/ Criteria

Basic Functions/ Job Responsibility: 
  • Compile and/or Develop trends and intelligence with a view to position favorably Technology impact and Technology Industry with policymakers for an enabling environment for growth for the Tech sector.
  • Focus on upcoming technologies and the future, as much of the applications and solutions would be in development stage.
  • Debate and develop policy framework to enable increased adoption of new technologies, without trivilaising Government priorities and need for National development.
  • Distill complex or technical information into concise and influential communications based on research with careful attention to detail; referencing and justification.
  • Work on different areas, sometimes unrelated, with a motivation to learn
  • Will have to work with members, and multi-stakeholder groups to organise roundtables and discussions and compile the thoughts and insights shared.
  • Work closely with research organisations, academia, sometimes civil societies
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience: 
  • Perseverance
  • Highly motivated with an understanding of the Policy intent, national and industry interests
  • Excellent writing skills -  precis and detailed presentation
  • Ability to understand varied problems and collating it in a coherent, logical manner
  • Ability to communicate with others and good speaking skills
  • Analytical ability and an open mind to contrary view points
  • Ability to search, identify and read references and documents
  • Ethical mindset with a zeal to keep an eye on the larger cause.
  • Relevant 5 years’ experience; with familiarity with Tech/Internet Policy.
  • Master’s in Public Policy  or LLB with a penchant for policy work

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