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Government Affairs Intern

Closing: Jun 24, 2024

9 days remaining

Published: Jun 10, 2024 (5 days ago)

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Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Sciences, Economics, BCom/BA Laws or related field
  • You must be legally authorised to work in Kenya to be eligible for this role. (Legally authorised = has citizenship or has been granted a valid visa or work permit).

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years experience in developing and managing strategic relationships to advocate and influence public/technology policy priorities.
  • Good stakeholder and/or relationship management abilities
  • Some exposure to managing projects and communications across multiple groups


Responsibilities

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Sciences, Economics, BCom/BA Laws or related field
  • You must be legally authorised to work in Kenya to be eligible for this role. (Legally authorised = has citizenship or has been granted a valid visa or work permit).

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years experience in developing and managing strategic relationships to advocate and influence public/technology policy priorities.
  • Good stakeholder and/or relationship management abilities
  • Some exposure to managing projects and communications across multiple groups


As a government affairs intern you will be responsible for :

Strategy/Program Management


  • Contributes to execution of Microsoft strategies and/or programs related to government affairs.
  • Conducts legal, policy, technology, and other research to support the strategies of the team; coordinates budget of team and supports logistical issues.

Subject Matter Expertise and Influence

  • Assists in the gathering of data and intelligence information to support the preparation of position papers, policy briefings, presentations, and legislative testimony for legislative action.
  • Stays up-to-date on issues relating to public policy and/or geo-political topics.
  • Conducts research to advance Microsoft policy and/or political agenda.

Representing Microsoft

  • Assists with planning, organizing, and/or executing internal/external events by developing content, drafting materials, and engaging in social media

External Relationships

  • Builds relationships on behalf of Microsoft at relevant external events and/or partners with leaders to drive relationships; tracks changes in the regulatory environment and/or proposals for changes; maintains open communication with regulatory agencies.
  • Supports efforts to advance Public Sector goals.

Internal Collaboration

  • Participates in and coordinates intra-group and/or cross-group projects


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