Would you like to be part of a public policy team that is driving the adoption of cloud computing in Japan The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Policy team is at the forefront of helping customers maximize the benefits of cloud computing by removing regulatory and policy blockers to cloud adoption. We do this by working with governments as they develop and revise policies related to the digital economy, including cloud first policies, data protection regulations, outsourcing guidelines, cyber security policies, tax policy, and Over the Top (OTT) regulations. This is particularly crucial for customers in regulated industries, such as finance, telecommunications (telecom), energy and healthcare.
AWS is looking for a talented individual to represent AWS before policy makers in Japan in the financial, telecom, energy and healthcare sectors. You will proactively build relationships with key policymakers, industry group leaders, IT decision makers and executives in government and other relevant organizations and help prioritize international, national, and provincial-level government public policy issues faced by AWS. You will develop and execute advocacy strategies to shape policies and regulations that encourage cloud adoption, and drive awareness around the security and innovation potential of the cloud among key policymakers, regulators and third-parties. You will also lead AWS’ participation in key business associations and coalitions.
This Tokyo-based position will report to the Head of Public Policy for AWS Japan, and will lead policy efforts for regulated industries. Key areas of responsibility include:
・Analyze the regulatory environment, craft and effectively deliver a coordinated advocacy strategy to catalyze sustainable growth for the business.
・Assess and communicate potential telecom and financial regulatory threats and business opportunities, develop mitigation or enhancement strategies and policy positions.
・Manage and coordinate external advocacy efforts, outreach programs and key initiatives, working closely alongside APAC Public Policy colleagues.
・Advance the company’s policy positions directly and through industry associations to enable a transparent and technology-friendly regulatory environment for cloud computing in Japan.
・Work collaboratively and transparently with AWS’ business units, and financial/healthcare/telecom/energy regulated industry policymakers and regulators, to ensure alignment between public policy goals and core business objectives.
・Facilitate high-level meetings between AWS executives and key stakeholders, including senior government officials, regulators, industry associations and alliance partners to promote advocacy positions.
・Support participation and corporate membership opportunities in industry associations and coalitions on behalf of AWS, and ensure appropriate utilization of judgment and integrity in employing external consultants.