Senior Public Coverage Supervisor at Bolt Nigeria

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Bolt (formally Taxify) is likely one of the quickest rising startups on the planet with over 30M comfortable clients in 30+ international locations, from Europe to Mexico to Africa. We’re constructing a ride-hailing app to attach tens of millions of riders and drivers world wide to make journey simpler, faster and extra dependable.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:



Job Title: Senior Public Coverage Supervisor – West and Central Africa

Location: Lagos, Nigeria


  • We’re in search of a Senior Public Coverage Supervisor to affix Bolt’s workforce and canopy West and Central Africa.
  • You can be the important thing level of contact for native groups, defending the enterprise from damaging laws, regulation and administration at a nationwide and regional degree.

Your day by day adventures will embody:

  • Administration and mitigation of political, regulatory and legislative danger
  • Design and execution of public affairs technique together with timeline for engagement with KPIs
  • Complete stakeholder mapping: help in-country enterprise models with figuring out key stakeholders amongst elected officers, civil servants, third occasion teams; guaranteeing that info is stored present
  • Message crafting and localization
  • Upkeep of relationships with third occasion teams together with NGOs, civil society teams, passenger, commuter and security organizations
  • Representing Bolt in related business associations
  • Set up efficient relationships with policy-making and regulatory stakeholders in goal markets
  • Instruct and handle marketing consultant public affairs businesses, freelancers and authorized counsel as required.
  • Drafting of place papers, submissions, ‘leave-behinds’, session papers and oral advocacy supplies, as required
  • Oral advocacy and efficient illustration of Bolt in conferences with stakeholders
  • Co-primary possession of relationship with regulatory authorities in operational markets

We’re in search of:

  • A minimum of 5 years expertise in a public affairs/ public coverage capability. It’s possible you’ll not describe your self as a lobbyist however you may have labored in an expert capability influencing and altering laws, regulation and administrative process
  • It is a not a job for a profession changer, nor for an enthusiastic beginner. The profitable candidate is more likely to come from working for an elected official or with a civil service division, regulatory company, public affairs company or is perhaps an in-house in a public coverage function, ideally within the tech or transport verticals
  • Expertise of legislative and regulatory processes on a multi-jurisdictional foundation
  • Whereas not a communications or PR function, an understanding of how political developments impression the media cycle, and vice versa
  • Educated to diploma degree, probably with some postgraduate
  • Formal authorized coaching in advisory or litigation capabilities might be useful however not a prerequisite. Transaction assist attorneys, don’t waste your time
  • Good political networks in some operational markets in area are a bonus; capacity to develop networks a requirement
  • Expertise of and the arrogance to symbolize Bolt to Cupboard degree policy-makers
  • Enterprise normal written and spoken English
  • Extra languages a definite benefit.
  • Demonstrable successes in public affairs
  • The power to work and create an advocacy agenda in accordance with a strategic governance framework
  • A superb author and communicator
  • The power to narrate public affairs exercise to underpin the business operations of a enterprise
  • Assured, articulate, organized, resilient

Why you’ll adore it right here

  • Your day by day duties can have a significant impression on tens of millions of individuals everywhere in the world.
  • You’ll be surrounded by essentially the most pleasant, supportive colleagues you may think about.
  • We don’t care the place you’re employed from, so long as you get the job accomplished!
  • As we develop, so will you! Bolt’s fast-paced, difficult setting provides you nice alternatives for skilled improvement.
  • You’ll at all times be stored knowledgeable. Our bi-weekly All Arms conferences convey our international groups collectively, guaranteeing we’re all up to the mark and transferring ahead as one.
  • Switching off is essential! Now we have fridges filled with refreshments, sports activities compensation, desk tennis, Ps and hundreds extra.



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Vital Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the final nature and degree of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They aren’t to be construed as an exhaustive checklist of all duties, duties and expertise required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified occasionally, as wanted
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    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our persons are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from numerous traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embody yours, Are you able to encourage us together with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
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    • Because of the urgency of the place, now we have the correct to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
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