Manager - Government Engagement and Regulatory Affairs - London, United Kingdom,

About Our Client

Our client is a global payments technology ccmpany operatiing in over 200 countries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting development and implementation of Visa's regulatory and public affairs strategy, including contribution to qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, policy development, external and internal engagement programmes.
  • Monitoring the regulatory and political landscape in the UK for threats and opportunities to Visa's business, and communicating this intelligence to locally-based business leaders, functional colleagues and global management.
  • Supporting management of Visa's relationships with officials at key government and regulatory organisations, including regular direct communications with lawmakers, government officials, regulators, and policy makers, to enhance Visa's reputation and competitive position.
  • Leading the development of regulatory documents, including consultation responses and thought leadership, working with internal business stakeholders throughout.
  • Maintaining strong internal and external stakeholder engagement plans.
  • Recommending and supporting external engagement and contributing to the management of Visa's relationships with industry associations, business trade associations, lobbying groups and civil society organizations in the UK.
  • Supporting senior executives at external engagements, including preparation of materials.

Preferred Skills:

  • Mid-level experience in relevant corporate position; in-house team/regulatory/government agency or prominent consultancy;
  • Proven strategic advocacy skills, with a track record of developing innovative solutions to complex policy and regulatory proposals;
  • Ability to act independently and flexibly within a multi-disciplinary team, across a wide range of high profile and fast moving tactical and strategic issues;
  • Strong digital services and/or technology interest. Knowledge of the payment industry is a plus;
  • Good inter-personal and presentation skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication abilities;
  • A relevant degree, or equivalent professional experience, in Law, Politics or Economics is desirable, but not essential.
Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003