Sr. Manager Public Affairs


Dubai, UAE

  1. Full-time
  2. Corporate Communications
  3. talabat
  4. On-Site

Job description

About the opportunity

Our Public Affairs team is a leading voice on government collaboration and policy advocacy among the wider e-commerce industry across the MENA region. As Public Affairs Senior Manager this will be your opportunity to be part of this conversation, and lead on some key regulatory and policy solutions that benefits talabat and the wider ecosystem.  


What’s On Your Plate?

  • Identify, monitor, analyze and report on current and future regulatory issues in all markets where talabat is active.

  • Gather intelligence, and reports on legislative and regulatory agendas.

  • Articulate our policy positions in briefing papers, consultation responses and internal policy meetings, as well as memos, and position papers when needed.

  • Cross-functionally work with internal stakeholders such as communications, legal and the broader policy teams.

  • Advise internal colleagues and teams on public policy matters to help guide the development of products, services and policies.

  • Gather global best practices and benchmarks, and create a log for key visions and governmental plans in the region. 

  • Create talking points and material to the management team on policy related topics.

  • Represent the company in government meetings, and policy discussions around the region when needed. 

What you need to be successful

What Did We Order?

  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Public Policy or related field.

  • 7+ years of experience in the public affairs and government relations field.

  • Deep knowledge of the Middle East's policy environment.

  • Superb English and Arabic verbal and written communications skills.

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and collaborate cross functionally while being accountable to public affairs matters.

  • Proven track record in policy partnership/campaign building.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Tech industry, consultancy and government projects experience are preferred. 

Who we are

As the region’s leading local tech organization, we’re proud to say that we have been delivering for millions of people right across MENA for the past 18 years.
We were founded in Kuwait in 2004, and acquired by Delivery Hero (DHER) in 2015. This gives us a unique outlook - local knowledge with global expertise. It also allows us to innovate, create, and bring new technologies for the betterment of the MENA region, such as q-commerce, sustainable packaging, cloud kitchens, autonomous delivery vehicles, robots, and drones.
We deliver across 9 countries with more than 4,500+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches.
Our q-commerce concept, talabat mart (121 Stores), now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Iraq, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!

talabat is part of the Delivery Hero Group, the world’s leading local delivery platform operating in 70+ countries worldwide

  1. Dubai

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