Malaysia Analyst

· Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Employment Type OS Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who We Are?


BowerGroupAsia (BGA) is the premier government affairs, public policy and strategic communications advisory firm supporting the world’s leading multinational companies in the Indo-Pacific. With a presence in 26 countries, BGA staff provide bespoke services to clients in 28 markets across the region. We are a fast-growing company and seek a talented, highly motivated Malaysia Analyst to join our team in Kuala Lumpur.


Position Responsibilities


Support a portfolio of clients with a focus on the Malaysia market:


  • Research and monitor business and investment sector issues, including government policies, regulatory developments, industry developments, consumer trends and issues, and business and investment opportunities on behalf BGA and clients.
  • Analyze and interpret the corporate, business, policy, and political implications of specific government regulations, policies, and laws in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors at the national and provincial levels.
  • Provide well-written, succinct, actionable reports to clients and to BGA leaders.
  • Map, engage, establish and maintain professional relationships with private-sector stakeholders, civil society, members of the media and other influencers.
  • Provide information and analysis on stakeholders relevant to BGA clients.
  • Offer guidance and assistance in developing and implementing business, government relations, media, public affairs, and other strategies.
  • Represent BGA at meetings and provide other support as requested by BGA leaders.
  • Work collaboratively with BGA teams based in Asia, the Pacific and North America, on a range of projects and provide further support internally and externally to advance BGA objectives.


Job Requirements


We seek an exceptionally collegial, eager, highly motivated self-starter who can work independently and collaboratively, anticipate client and company needs, and be part of a high-performing Malaysia and global team. The ideal candidate has been involved in government affairs, public policy, or healthcare policy work and maintains a strong network of public and private sector interlocutors.

Relevant qualifications include: 


  • Business level English, native level Malaysian and excellent written and oral communications skills in both languages. 
  • Excellent research and analysis skills and knowledge of the public and private sectors. Knowledge of additional sectors, including ICT, finance, natural resources, manufacturing, telecommunications, healthcare, pharmaceutical and others, a plus. 
  • A keen understanding of Malaysia’s political-economic environment and the ability to navigate it on behalf of clients. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office and basic internet applications are required, as is enthusiasm and ability to learn and adopt new technologies. 
  • University degree and 3-5 years relevant professional experience are required.  



Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV/resume. Please address application materials to BGA Regional Recruiting Manager, Thatcheenee Munusamy.

 



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  • Location
    Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
  • Employment Type
    OS Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level