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Join the team as our next Senior Manager, Telecommunications Regulation and Policy - APAC
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About the job
This position is needed to support our telecommunications regulatory and policy function in APAC that will form part of our Global Telecommunications Team in the Legal Department. As Senior Manager, Telecommunications Regulation and Policy - APAC, you will advise Twilio on market entry, understanding and fulfilling our telecommunications regulatory affairs obligation in APAC and play a key role in advancing Twilio’s advocacy on telecommunication policy issues with relevant regulators and government agencies. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who not only understands telecommunications regulations, but also understands the practical obstacles of implementing compliance in a complex technological ecosystem, has experience working cross-functionally to overcome those obstacles, and enjoys the challenge of it all. You will report to the Head, Telecommunications Regulation and Policy that is based in the Netherlands.
In this role, you will:
- Ensure compliance with telecoms regulations.
- Submit regulatory data requests from national regulatory agencies.
- Coordinate the development of company views on telecommunications regulatory matters.
- Support internal business division on relevant regulatory aspects of commercial dealings when required.
- Design and implement a regulatory compliance program in each of the countries in which we operate
- Manage responses to regulatory communications, enforcement actions and other government inquires and consultations.
- Provide end-to-end analysis and support to ensure compliance and follow-up in the countries where Twilio intends to offer services.
- Aide in the representation of Twilio’s interest before regulatory authorities in areas related to telecommunications regulation.
- Drive market access and licensing activities in APAC
Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!
- BA/MA in Law, Economics, Political Science or other related disciplines.
- You must have 5-7 years work experience with a telecoms operator, consultancy, or national telecommunications regulatory agency.
- A deep understanding about both wireless and fixe communications statutory and regulatory requirements in APAC.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Previous work experience within Australia, India and Japan an advantage
- Fluency in English with Japanese, Thai, or Indonesian an advantage
- A sophisticated understanding of the APAC communications ecosystem, including the regulation of VoIP, E.164 numbers, A2P messaging, e-mail, number portability, lawful interception and telecommunications licensing
- Preference for some familiarity with technology policy issues and how those policies intersect with telecommunication policies
- A preference to work as a team player; and an ability to manage a large number of projects, working independently, with colleagues distributed globally; be available for occasional travel.
This role will be located in our Japan, Tokyo office.
What we offer
There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including things like competitive pay, generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.
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So, if you're ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!
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