Position title
Associate Director of International Public Policy and Government Affairs, Philippines

Ant International


Ant International is looking to hire a dynamic, driven, versatile and seasoned Public Policy and Government Affairs professional with extensive network within and beyond the government agencies and regulatory bodies and a deep understanding of Philippines’s political, policy and regulatory landscape in relation to local and cross-border digital payments and finance business. This role involves an extensive engagement with a broad range of Philippines government officials, regulators and policymakers, academics, partners, industry associations, multilateral and non-governmental organizations. The work environment is highly matrixed and cross-functional and will require the candidate to collaborate effectively with a variety of internal stakeholders across diverse disciplines, countries and cultures.

  • Devise and implement engagement strategies with various policymakers, government officials, regulators, academics, local trade or lobbying groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private sector organizations on developing a positive and forward-looking relationship with key stakeholders to further business needs for Ant International in Philippines.
  • Support Ant International’s business in Philippines in its engagement and dealings with government bodies, regulators and other stakeholders in the country.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to develop policy positioning opportunities and provide recommendations to operationalize change in policies, regulations, and/or laws that affect Ant International’s businesses in Philippines.
  • Tailor key messaging and represent Ant International in meetings and public events with Philippines policymakers and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with individuals and teams across multiple jurisdictions on cross-border projects.
  • Respond to questions and consultations from external stakeholders on relevant policy issues where appropriate.
  • At least 8-10 years of demonstrated experience managing public policy and/or government affairs and advocacy work in Philippines
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of administrative systems and political and regulatory landscape of the Philippines government and its governmental protocols
  • Experience in working and engaging with policymakers, civil society, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders
  • Quick learner to understand businesses in evolving and dynamic industries such as technology, payments, e-commerce, or financial technology
  • Effective communication skills to lobby for governmental support and buy-in
  • Strong project management skills with good attention to details
  • A self-starter who is mission and goal-driven and who needs minimal supervision with solid analytical skills to “think out of the box”
  • A team player who inspires confidence in people and draws no boundaries in what she/he does
  • Impeccable degree of discretion, confidentiality, and ethics

Ant International strives to become the most trusted digital services connector to achieve sustainable growth of global commerce through close collaboration with policymakers, industry players and business sectors.

As part of their commitment to long-term and sustainable value creation, the Ant International Foundation will focus on emerging issues around environmental protection, promotion of more digital inclusion for the underserved communities and cultivation of digital leadership and talents to bring transformative changes to their communities.

Ant International is the international business unit of Ant Group.

Employment Type
Financial Services
Job Location
Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Date posted
April 4, 2024
Valid through
May 4, 2024
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