Citi seeks APAC Hong Kong VP Government Affairs Asia Pacific

citiPrimary Roles & Responsibilities:

• Strategic professional role

• Identifies government decisions that could impact Citi in order to act as an expert resource to the businesses and franchise.

• With others, develops advocacy strategies on key priorities.

• Partnering with internal stakeholders to understand regulation issues that could impact Citi business or customers, formulates policy and advocates Citi’s position to government officials, regulators or third party advocates.

• Develops and manages Citi’s relationships with key trade associations, political advocacy groups, think tanks and relevant NGO’s.

• Using strong internal and external communication skills develops and communicates Citi’s position on legislative and regulatory issues from Citi to government officials and to communicate the impact of policy changes to stakeholders across Citi.

• Informs internal senior management and business heads of impending policy changes and, with others, assesses impact for Citi.

• Builds internal consensus on policy changes that affect Citi.

• Designs and implements a government relations campaign to achieve specific changes for Citi.

• Interacts and communicates effectively to build external networks and manage relationships with key policy makers.


• Education: Bachelor’s degree. Prefer post graduate degree (prefer post graduate degree (in finance, political science, economics, law or philosophy).

• Experience: 6-8 years’ prior government experience or significant exposure to lobbying, legislative and regulatory environment required. Proven capability to implement a government relations campaign. Experience working with trade associations, community organizations and political parties. Experience working in the Asia Pacific and on financial services issue a plus

•  Language skills: Fluent in oral and written English. Asian languages a plus

  • Primary Location: HK
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Function: Government Affairs
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 15028994

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