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Head of Government Relations

Full-time, Jakarta, Indonesia

About us

We are a climate-tech startup trying to slow down the rate of increasing temperature of this planet by giving access to carbon credit markets to everyone. Led by seasoned professionals with start-up, tech, management consulting, investment banking, environmental law and climate sustainability backgrounds, the team provides a great learning environment that strives for growth.

Responsibilities :
  • Engages and maintains professional relationships with members of central and local government entities and parliaments as well as other stakeholders and influencers that are relevant in the carbon industries.

  • Researches and monitors government and its thinktank activities that could shape the carbon ecosystem in overall and affect the organizations business.

  • Scan and interpret relevant policies, regulations and trends and share it on a regular basis to relevant internal stakeholders

  • Contribute to strategic planning for known and potential regulatory and policies activities related to the carbon industry.

  • Able to articulate Fairatmos' business model and connect internal team strategic imperative and tactical plan to enable faster and better access for Fairatmos' business model. Understand all relevant rules, regulation, and procedures related to compliance.

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Bachelor degree or higher, preferable in forestry or public policy

  • More than 5 years’ experiences at senior role of public affairs, corporate affairs, and/or government affairs

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Indonesian forestry system, carbon system inter-dependencies, and practices; in particular in relation to authorities and related political decision making processes and mechanism.

  • Proven ability to develop trust-based relationships with key government officials and parliamentary representatives

  • Proactive, collaborative and sensitive to organizational complexity

  • Comfortable dealing with change, ambiguity, keeps balance in a dynamic high pace environment

  • Strategic and long term thinking mindset with ability to conceptualize, yet still having the ability to implement and execute

  • Highly motivated and proactive self-starter and networker

  • Business acumen and diplomatic skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Results oriented and ability to “make things happen”

  • Project management skills

  • Positive attitude

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