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Senior Manager Government Affairs Korea

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Hwasung-Si, Korea


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8+ years



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Introduction to the job

We are looking for a Senior Manager Government Affairs Korea.

Are you able to see the big picture and translate relevant political and societal developments into actions? We are looking for you!

You want to become a part of global collaboration, where creativity, diversity and a dynamic work environment are celebrated. You’re encouraged to bring your best ideas and act on them. You have the freedom, trust and support in your field to experiment and solve complex challenges.

The Senior Manager Government Affairs Korea is a newly created position. S/he will play an important role in supporting ASML’s growth in the fast-moving High-Tech industry. A dynamic sector influenced by government involvement and public policy changes.The incumbentwill develop and lead initiatives related to interactions with government and other public organizations. S/he will monitor political and regulatory developments in Korea that may affect ASML priorities. S/he will build and manage relationships at relevant government institutions and other public organizations at various levels. Furthermore s/he will support ASML Korea Country Management in their interactions with government institutions and public organizations.

The Senior Manager Government Affairs Korea will be based in Hwaseong with requirements to travel domestically and internationally as needed.

As a member of ASML’s Government & External Affairs Department, s/he will report to the Head of Asia Government & External Affairs and will work closely with colleagues at ASML headquarters, in Asia, and throughout the world.

Role and responsibilities

You are responsible for informing, engaging and connecting stakeholders. You’ll be involved in designing, developing and executing the Korea governmental affairs strategy.

This position requires someone who:
Continuously monitors and interprets thepolitical and policy landscape in Korea and provides ASML leadership withpractical insights on policies that may have an impact on ASML
Develops and maintain healthy relationships at Koreangovernment institutions
Promotes a positive presence of ASML with Koreangovernment institutions and other public organizations to (help) shape thepolicy environment relevant for ASML business
Engages with ASML leadership to developpublic policy strategy, campaigns, and engagement within Korea
Assists ASML executives in public policyengagement efforts via speaking engagements and meeting opportunities
Supports key ASML executives with policypositions and communications materials
Works collaboratively with other departments(e.g. Regulatory & Compliance, Quality, Export Control, Communications,Legal) to ensure strategic alignment, well-informed decision-making andcompliance and improve public and governmental affairs skills
Shows appetite and capability to independentlyidentify political risks and opportunities, and initiate and execute actionsto mitigate said risks.
Shows leadership, vision and executioncapabilities to achieve value-adding results in a complex internationalpolitical environment
Has sound business judgment and analyticalskills, ability to formulate, develop and execute agreed strategies.
Executes complex initiatives and projects in cooperation with multiple stakeholders and demonstrates capability to analyses and break up complex problems into tasks and responsibilities that can be, and are, delegated and executed

Education and experience

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field. Preferred Master’s degree in related field.
Business fluency in spoken and written Korean and English

Minimum 15 years of relevant work experience within MNCs or large localcompanies.
At least 10 years’ of experience working on trade, technology and/orR&D policy issues interfacing government, public interest groups, and/orrelevant industry associations.
At least 10 years' proven experience and trackrecord in developing and implementing issue and stakeholder managementplans.
Relevant network in Korean government.
Experience in or strong affinity with high-techindustry or highly regulated industries.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of Korean politicalprocesses, legislation, government organizations and working philosophies
Strong stakeholder management experience – workingwith executive levels in an international environment – and the ability toinfluence and network.
Proven experience interacting with high levelgovernment officials, policy-makers, agencies and other stakeholder groups
Ability to translate highly complex issues andstrategies into clear public affairs goals and activity plans.
Experience in working consultatively with tactand diplomacy and being persuasive in demanding situations.
Proven track record to consult on and executerelevant governmental affairs strategies across different regions andcultures.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

Resilient, proactive, driven, self-propelling
Keen networker with excellent influencing skills
Relationship builder, collaborative team player
Aware of cross-cultural differences with a well-calibratedpolitical antenna
Ambitious with a can do mentality - takesownership
Excellent writing and communication skills(native Korean and English standard)
Creative problem solver, out of the box thinker
Entrepreneurial,commercially astute
Sets targets and priorities effectively andefficiently
Enjoys working in anopen, transparent, informal, dynamic and hard-working environment

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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