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Sovereign’s Capital
Sovereign’s Capital

Intern, Regional Public Affairs



Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Company Description

Grab is Southeast Asia's Leading Online to Offline (O2O) mobile platform. Grab is the region's everyday super app that provides services that matter the most to consumers. Through its open platform strategy, Grab works with partners to provide safe, accessible and affordable transport, food, package, grocery delivery, mobile payment and financial services to millions of Southeast Asians. Grab aims to create 100 million micro-entrepreneurs through its ecosystems.

Grab’s Public Affairs team builds partnerships with governments in support of national policy agendas, engage constructively with government and other stakeholders on public policy discussions, and drive initiatives to harness the positive potential of technology to create impact in Southeast Asia. We are a forward-looking team that's actively shaping the future of technology and society in Southeast Asia.

Job Description

Support strategy implementation for Grab’s public affairs teams:

  • Work with Grab’s regional and country public affairs teams to analyse and provide insights on public policy issues, develop positions and recommendations to advance Grab’s social mission

  • Develop and execute strategic action plans and initiatives related to Grab’s public affairs objectives

  • Coordinate and work with other teams at Grab to develop and execute public affairs-related plans and initiatives

Support Grab’s thought leadership efforts on public affairs:

  • Support research on public policy issues that are at the intersection of technology and society

  • Work with other teams at Grab to develop and execute campaigns that drive thought leadership in our markets, e.g. planning of dialogues and roundtable discussions

  • Develop various thought leadership collateral and materials, e.g. policy position papers

Support the development of partnerships with government, community and private stakeholders in support of Grab’s public affairs and thought leadership work:

  • Coordinate between external partners and internal teams to execute on partnership initiatives


  • Knowledge of and/or interest in policy issues that relate to the technology industry and Grab’s business

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong planning and project management skills

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Must have a strong self-starter and proactive attitude, with the ability to work through constraints and deliver high-quality results

  • Must be comfortable working under pressure and can execute in a fast-paced environment

  • Passionate about making a positive impact in Southeast Asia

  • Undergraduate or Masters student in either of the following: Public Policy, Business Admin / Management, International Relations, Economics, Political Science, Social Science, or other relevant courses