Senior Manager of Government Affairs for China Senior Manager of Government Affairs for China …

S&P Global
in Beijing, Beijing Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in Beijing, Beijing Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Senior Manager of Government Affairs for China
JobDescription :
For over 150 years, S&P Global has been gathering intelligence from every corner of the globe, to deliver the credit ratings, assessments and analyses that governments, companies and individuals depend on all over the world in order to make decisions with conviction.

S&P employees play a vital role-uncovering the essential intelligence their clients rely on day in and day out to make the decisions that matter. Their 20,000 employees come from all walks of life, and are all committed to making a genuine impact with the work they do.

S&P Global is recruiting a Senior Manager of Government Affairs for China. This position will act as a partner to S&P Global and its business divisions in China, collaborating with business team leaders and focusing on government affairs, public policy and regulatory issues in mainland China, with a particular focus on the area of Data, Tech, Cyberspace policy, etc.

Reports to the Head of Government Affairs for Asia Pacific; and the Head of Government Affairs of China.

Serve as Senior Manager on the Global Government Affairs and Public Policy team at S&P Global, supporting coverage of issues and opportunities across the corporate level as well as S&P Global business divisions in China.
  • The Senior Manager will work closely with government affairs colleagues and other corporate functions to support the business divisions and other relevant internal stakeholders to implement action plans.
  • Identify and advise changes, opportunities and trends in regulation, law and policy relevant to S&P Global's priorities and strategic initiatives.
  • Assist and proactively manage relationships with government and other relevant stakeholders - serving as an interface between S&P Global and governmental authorities in China on policy and matters of significance to the company.
  • External outreach - represent S&P Global to promote regulatory, policy and key business objectives.
  • Communicate internally with government affairs leadership and business stakeholders to keep them apprised of relevant regulatory, government and market news in China.
Key Mandates :
Government Affairs:
  • Help develop and maintain relationships with government officials, industry and other third party organizations to support S&P Global's public policy objectives; plan and implement policy strategies to promote S&P Global brand-building and business priorities;
  • Monitor, interpret and influence the policy environment; political, regulatory, and economic trends and conditions that may impact S&P Global's businesses and communicate this information to locally based business leaders and functional colleagues;
  • Help drive development and positioning of S&P Global's senior management outreach in China with relevant policymakers, ensuring external relations are anticipatory, ongoing and aligned.

  • A minimum of 5-10 years relevant experience in business, public policy and government affairs.
  • A proven understanding of how Government Affairs positively influences business growth.
  • An appreciation of technology, its applications and uses, and an understanding of trends that shape policies and regulations in China's technology and financial services environment.
  • Experience working on issues involving information communication and emerging technologies including international standards, regulations and multilateral approaches.
  • A combination of public and private sector work experience would be preferable.
  • Background in technology regulatory affairs issues is required. Understanding of the financial services industry is desirable.
  • Experience and relationships with government officials are required.
  • A strong communicator that can connect well with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Fluency (written and spoken) in English and Mandarin is essential, strong communication and presentation skills in both languages essential;
  • Experience in cross-functional teams to improve organizational performance in complex, dynamic business environments would be a plus.


Functional Competency:
  • Skilled at building relationships with government officials and other stakeholders.
  • Displays an ability to monitor and report on policy developments and regulatory affairs, including identifying issues of importance to the company's China strategy; able to advise on specific legislative issues and government relations related crisis management in China; adapts to a changing environment with creative solutions in support of China business directions;
  • Demonstrates ability to proactively partner with China country leadership, supporting business objectives while maintaining compliance to regulations as well as company policies; helps grow business opportunities through public policy government insights;
  • Fluent (written and spoken) in Mandarin and English.

Strategic and Results Orientation:
  • An understanding of how to build and leverage a network in Beijing and key provinces; has knowledge of the Chinese political decision-making system in order to assess, navigate and advise the company in China;
  • Quickly and clearly, grasp the key economic, social, and political levers in China and contextualizes to help new business opportunities while positioning company as an industry leader.

Collaboration and Team Leadership Skills:
  • Can influence through both trust and logic, backed by analysis and data;
  • Communicates effectively; provides clarity and alignment and proactively collaborates with business leaders to define and implement a systematic approach for Governmental Relations in China;
  • Contributes to an energized environment with high morale and ethics focused on teamwork and alliance building capabilities. A team player who is trustworthy, reliable, and competent.