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Senior Public Policy Manager France



Paris, France
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024
We are looking for a Senior Public Policy Manager to join Bolt's team and lead our regulatory efforts in France.

About Us

Bolt is one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe and Africa, with over 100 million customers in 45+ countries. We’re a global team of more than 100 nationalities joined on a common mission – to make cities for people, not cars. And we need you to make it happen!

About The Role

As a Senior Public Policy Manager you will be the key point of contact for local teams, protecting business investments working on legislation, regulation and stakeholder engagement at a national and local level, in close coordination with European business and policy teams.

Your daily adventures will include:

  • Managing and mitigating of political, regulatory and legislative risk
  • Designing and executing public affairs strategy including timely engagement with KPIs
  • Comprehensive mapping of key stakeholders and establishing effective relationships with policy-making and regulatory stakeholders in target markets
  • Message crafting and localisation
  • Drafting of position papers, submissions, ‘leave-behinds’, consultation papers and oral advocacy materials, as required
  • Providing effective representation of Bolt in meetings with stakeholders
  • Taking ownership of the relationship with regulatory authorities
  • Taking ownership of relationships with NGOs, civil society groups, users, commuters and safety organizations
  • Representing Bolt in relevant industry associations
  • Instructing and managing consultant public affairs agencies

About you:

    • At least 7 years of professional experience in a public affairs/ public policy capacity. You may not describe yourself as a lobbyist but you have worked in a professional capacity influencing and changing legislation, regulation and administrative procedures
    • The successful candidate is likely to come from a corporate in house public policy role, ideally in the tech or transport verticals, or from a regulator/public affairs agency
    • Experience of legislative and regulatory processes on a multi-jurisdictional basis
    • While not a communications or PR role, an understanding of how political developments impact the media cycle, and vice versa, are required
    • Demonstrable successes in public affairs
    • The ability to work and create an advocacy agenda in accordance with a strategic governance framework
    • Demonstrate Business acumen to underpin the commercial operations
    • You are confident, articulate, organized and resilient
    • Educated to degree level, likely with some postgraduate
    • Good policy networks in some operational markets is an advantage; ability to develop networks a requirement
    • Excellent Business standard written and spoken English. Fluency in French is a must

Experience is great, but what we really look for is drive, intelligence, and integrity. So even if you don’t tick every box, please consider applying if you feel you’re the kind of person described above!

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Play a direct role in shaping the future of mobility.
  • Impact millions of customers and partners in 500+ cities across 45 countries.
  • Work in fast-moving autonomous teams with some of the smartest people in the world.
  • Accelerate your professional growth with unique career opportunities.
  • Get a rewarding salary and stock option package that lets you focus on doing your best work.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working in a hybrid mode.
  • Take care of your physical and mental health with our wellness perks.
  • Some perks may differ depending on your location.