Max Drive – We are a team of passionate people and a leading technology-enabled company driven by a vision to solve the mobility challenges in Africa. We want to get people and goods to their destinations hitch-free. It is personal for us because we understand the frustration of epileptic transportation. We are making mobility safe, affordable, accessible, and sustainable through the deployment of high-performance technologies and operators.
- The Public Policy Specialist is responsible for supporting the development and execution of the organization’s public policy strategy. This includes conducting research and analysis of public policy issues, drafting and editing policy papers and white papers, and representing the organization at public policy events and conferences.
- We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced public policy professional to join our public policy team.
- The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of public policy issues and the legislative process, as well as excellent research, writing, and communication skills.
- The candidate should also be able to work independently and as part of a team, and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
What You’ll Do:
- Conduct research and analysis of public policy issues
- Draft and edit policy papers and white papers
- Represent the organization at public policy events and conferences
- Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including policymakers, government officials, and other public policy organizations
- Track and report on public policy developments
- Advise the public policy team on the potential impact of proposed legislation and regulations
- Support the development and implementation of public policy campaigns and initiatives
- Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Economics, Law or a related field
- 2+ years of experience in public policy, advocacy, or government relations
- Strong understanding of public policy issues and the legislative process
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Willingness to build professional relationships with staff and clients
- Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills
- Detail oriented, ability to work well under pressure
- Ability to travel 30 – 50%
- Experience in the mobility sector is an advantage
- Competitive pay & benefits
- Premium Health insurance cover
- Frequent performance chats & reviews and professional development opportunities
- High performing & passionate team members + fun work culture!
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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