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Government Relations Manager

  • Singapore
  • Government Relations
  • Full-time
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R3 is an enterprise software firm working with a network of over 300 financial institutions, regulators, trade associations, professional services firms and technology companies to develop on Corda, its blockchain platform designed specifically for businesses.  R3’s global team of over 250 professionals in 14 countries is supported by over 2,000 technology, financial, and legal experts drawn from its global member base. R3 is backed by investment of over USD 120 million from more than 45 firms.
 
Corda is the outcome of over two years of intense research and development by R3 and its members and meets the highest standards of the financial services industry yet is applicable to any commercial scenario. It records, manages and executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce.
The objectives of R3’s Government Relations function is to proactively engage with the public sector around the world and third parties such as standards bodies and trade associations in order to establish R3 as the main private sector entity known to governments, including regulators, central banks, policy makers, enforcement authorities, etc. and be recognized as the most credible source of expertise and honest input on policy matters.
Furthermore, another key objective is to minimize regulatory impediments to the use of Corda and widespread adoption of DLT.   We do that through building relationships and a strong reputation as a responsible innovator.  We have relationships with 200 regulators around the world and that list continues to grow.
In addition to the policy work the Government Relations team does, we also focus on identifying and pursuing opportunities to deploy R3’s Corda platform in the public sector.  The opportunities may come directly from a variety of sources including directly from the public sector and through partnerships in the public space.
We’re excited about how Corda can change the world of financial transactions and we are looking for an additional colleague, who can support and help drive Government Relations both from a policy and a business development perspective.  

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the Head of Global Government Relations to develop and implement R3’s regulatory, legislative, and public policy initiatives in APAC ensuring alignment to global priorities and R3 business strategy.
  • Represent R3 by interfacing with government agencies and contacts within portfolio; communicate to the business at R3 and members of the R3 ecosystem the impact of regulatory decisions and actions.
  • Collaborate with peers in EMEA and the Americas to ensure global alignment in strategies and goals; collaborate with CBDC policy head on APAC CBDC engagement and opportunities.
  • Provide analysis and intelligence on relevant regulatory, economic and public policy developments in APAC; write updates to be disseminated to various stakeholder groups.
  • Lead responses to consultations, requests for comments, etc. for government agencies in APAC and engage in follow-up.
  • Draft responses to RFPs in APAC.
  • Participate in and represent R3 in APAC industry associations.

Applicants should have:

  • Political science (or related) degree;
  • Financial regulatory background; 
  • Strong communication skills with excellent attention to detail;
  • An interest in business development and policy; and
  • The ability to interact with various stakeholders including regulators, partners, business managers and customers.

 

At R3, we encourage a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV. We’re always interested in meeting collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

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