Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs


  • Makati, Philippines
    GF Allegro Center, 2284 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Posted a month ago and deadline of application is on 10 Dec
Recruiter was hiring 2 days ago

Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs


Job Description

About the Role

We are seeking a highly-driven individual to join our team as Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs based in Makati City. As the first incumbent for this position, you are QuadX’s champion to the diverse and growing audience of policymakers, regulators/government agencies, researchers, key opinion leaders and the wider public. You are a key thought leader and conduit for QuadX’s public affairs and government relations in the Philippines.

You will drive QuadX’s policy development and regulatory approach to eCommerce with a particular focus on payments and digital logistics. You will work with business and product teams to explore, support and expand into new ventures. You will help to develop and refine propositions, paradigms, and practices to regulation as well as work to build support with key policy and research stakeholders. Moreover, you will lead the efforts in competition policy and work with partners in legal to develop sustainable positions on competition policy and engagement. You will also own the development of efforts to bring greater understanding of regulations within and outside QuadX.

What You’ll Do

Strategy Development. Define and implement policy and government relations strategy objectives of QuadX. This includes collaborating with business units to ensure alignment between business priorities and public policy strategies, activities and goals.

Public Affairs. Represent QuadX in industry associations, government agencies, regulatory bodies and other industry organizations.

Drive research. Identify and pursue research opportunities for QuadX to address government challenges and concerns and build evidence-based data to support QuadX’s public policy positions.

Policy shaping and partnering. Proactively shape the regulatory and political landscape to support innovation in the digital technology, transport, payments, and e-commerce landscapes, working together with a wide-range of stakeholders. This includes identifying, assessing, and addressing regulatory challenges to business objectives by tackling relevant issues and championing mutually-beneficial and sustainable solutions.

Partnership building. Identify and develop relationships with key external partners, including creating feedback loops:

  • Regular check-ins with key stakeholders to develop content and key exposures, measure pulse/sentiment, and identify areas where we can improve
  • Organizing and managing events, roundtables, and user forums including education seminars

Drive company compliance. Oversee QuadX’s statutory compliance to ensure business operation adheres to applicable laws, audits, and regulations, including securing necessary permits and licenses.

Minimum Qualifications

What You’ll Need

  • At least a Bachelor of Laws degree holder, an advanced degree (Master’s, PhD) in public policy, law, political science, or another relevant field is a plus!
  • 5+ years of relevant public policy experience working within government, think tanks, public interest groups, technology industry groups, or corporations
  • Excellent command of English and Filipino language
  • Excellent communication skills -- including listening, oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Direct experience working on logistics, transport, payments, and e-commerce related policies and activities preferred, but not necessary
  • Proven ability to work independently, and a get-work-done attitude necessary to thrive in a technology start-up world with ambiguity and a rapidly changing landscape
  • Experience leading policy teams and initiatives at scale
  • Regional (Southeast Asia) public policy experience is a definite bonus!
  • Travel (Domestic & International) as needed in order to get things done
  • A passion for QuadX’s mission!

Jobs Summary

Job level
Fresh Grad / Entry Level
Job category
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Office Address
2287 Chino Roces Extension Makati City
https://www.shippingcart.com/ https://www.checkmeout.ph/ https://www.xpost.ph/
1 opening

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About QuadX

Taking Logistics Out Of The Box Recognizing that logistics has as much to do with taking care of the customer experience as it does with moving stuff, QuadX is the country’s first Customer-Centric Digistics (Digital Logistics) Company. Guided by it’s dedication to delivering simple and seamless solutions, QuadX knows that fulfillment isn’t just about ticking a box. It’s about delighting customers from the first mile to the last. Our Mission We are dedicated to fulfilling every Filipino’s dream of becoming an entrepreneur. QuadX, though a very young company, has a very steadfast focus on creating products and services that make it easier for every Filipino to go into business or continuously grow it Our Values and Culture QuadX is filled with young, dynamic, fun, and extremely talented people with an incredible thirst to shake things up and make innovative experiences. We are fortunate enough with the tremendous business growth we’ve been getting, and we take it with all great honor and humility. We are determined to stay Humble and Kind, and to continuously push one another and ourselves to Think Big and make sure it happens, all while having Fun doing it. OUR SERVICES SHIPPING CART https://www.shippingcart.com/ SHOP FOR FINDS THE U.S & SHIP TO YOUR ADDRESS The fastest growing cross-border delivery service from the U.S. to the Philippines. Our easy-to-use system, popular repacking and consolidation services, express shipping, and affordability are trusted by many filipinos. CHECKMEOUT https://www.checkmeout.ph/ YOUR PAYMENTS & DELIVERY SOLUTIONS Integrated multi-payment platform and a pick-up & delivery service in one, CheckMeOut revolutionizes how people transact online, making payments easy and deliveries hassle-free. XPOST https://www.xpost.ph/ FAST & RELIABLE NATIONWIDE DELIVERY XPOST is an online fulfillment platform that enables sellers to move their goods from the comforts of their homes or businesses. As the brand moves towards digitizing logistics, XPOST aims to provide breakthrough technologies that will change traditional logistics as we know it. We also offer the following Benefits: INSURANCE, HEALTH & WELLNESS: You don’t have to be crazy to work here, we’ll train you. So that leaves physical and dental health, and we’ve got that covered, too! QuadX provides all employees and qualified dependents with comprehensive medical care services including pre-existing conditions. FINANCIAL & RETIREMENT: Okay, so we’re mostly comprised of young, dynamic people. But we can all benefit from having a little something to look forward to, right? So while our young folks are busy having fun, we watch out for their long-term security by saving up for their future. On top of the standard performance bonus, we also provide a retirement plan for our employees. FAMILY & PARENTING: We don’t believe in compromises. We expect that just as dedicated our employees are to the work we do, they are also nurturing loving, healthy, family relationships. The company values family and supports family-friendly benefits. We understand that there will be times when they are needed at home and so we are open to Work From Home arrangements. We also have flexible work hours. Oh, and because this section is about Family and Parenting, of course we give paid Maternity and Paternity Leaves. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: QuadX fosters a very dynamic environment – we never stop moving, improving, growing, learning. We provide training opportunities to help our employees better their craft via Job Trainings and Internship Programs. And every 3 years, we allow eligible employees to enroll in any personal learning course of their choice. VACATION & TIME OFF: Fun is in our DNA. So we encourage folks taking some time out to decompress and chill. To explore and experience life, to renew and reinvigorate. So we persuade our employees to take their leaves, and we can get pretty creative with them: others offer Vacation and Sick Leaves. Well, we do too, but we also have Paid Time Off that you can use whenever you feel you need a breather; Paid Holidays to explore the world outside the four corners of our office; Volunteer Time Off because giving back is always a good thing and we like good things; and if all that time’s still not enough? Hmm, well, there’s always the Unpaid Extended Leave. And there’s one more that we hope you never avail of, the Bereavement Leave. PERKS & DISCOUNTS: What there’s more? Get outta here! But seriously, we have these little things just because. We know traffic can be a bitch sometimes, so every afternoon before we shut down for home, we bring out snacks that employees can take with them and munch in traffic. We also serve Free Lunch once a month during our All Hands where we not only share our victories and spread the happiness, we also give moral support and pep talk our defeats. Because that’s what families do. But a happy tummy is not everything, right? Well, of course not! We also have Personal Laptop Use Cash Allowance, a Zero Interest Laptop Loan Facility, Free Grab Rides and of course, Employee Discount when you use our Products and Services. And the best benefit of working with us? Well, there are no jerks here simply because we like getting along.