Didi Chuxing (DiDi) is the world’s leading mobile transportation and convenience platform. The company offers a full range of app-based transportation and life services for over 550 million users across Asia, Latin America, Australia, and Russia, including Taxi, Express, Premier, Luxe, Bus, Designated Driving, Enterprise Solutions, Bike Sharing, E-bike Sharing, Automobile Solutions, Food Delivery, and Payment. Tens of millions of drivers who find flexible work opportunities on the DiDi platform provide over 10 billion passenger trips a year. DiDi is committed to collaborating with policymakers, the taxi industry, the automobile industry, and communities to solve the world’s transportation, and environmental, and employment challenges with localized smart transportation innovations by leveraging its AI capabilities. By continuously improving user experience and creating social value, DiDi strives to build a safe, inclusive, and sustainable mobile transportation and convenience ecosystem for cities of the future.DiDi uses technology to improve mobility in our world. As such, we always look for people from every background who want to support our vision, through equal opportunity and nondiscriminatory, fair and impartial treatment, completely free of prejudice related to race, nationality, religion, gender, ethnicity, age, political affiliation, sexual preference, marital status, disabilities or family responsibilities.For more information, please visit: www.didiglobal.com/news The RoleThe position offers the possibility to represent the number 1 transportation platform in the world in strategic forums, engaging high level government officials and participating in strategic public policy forums. Due to the diversity and complexity of DiDi's products and services, the position allows for dealing with a wide variety of issues and policy areas and a broad view of the South Africa political landscape. You will never run out of challenges. Key ResponsibilitiesThis position is responsible for all national and regional government affairs relevant for DiDi business in South Africa including e-hailing and others to come. This includes monitoring bills and regulations in discussion, identifying regulatory trends and opportunities, engaging government regulators, resolving differences, building public private dialogue, designing and implementing public private projects and promoting companies’ reputation among government stakeholders. Who We’re Looking forHands-on experience in managing relations with regulators and governments, preferably in digital and mobility sectors.Deep understanding of the government operation in South Africa , prior experiences in government, congress, and diplomatic missions are desirable.Excellent communication and advocate skills.Both a team-player and a leader with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.A logical thinker with strategic thinking.Validated ability to work under pressure and solve problems creatively.Experience in working within an international team and proficiency in a secondary foreign language is a plus.