Job id : 41557

Director, Govt relations and University/Industry Outreach

Director, Govt relations and University/Industry Outreach

   Micron        Hyderabad
  3 months ago      86 Applied
Job details

Job Type

  Full Time

Functional Area

Research/Analytics/Business Intelligence/Big data




Not Specified

Experience Required

  15 - 16 Yrs

Skills Required

   think tanks,public interest groups,technology industry groups,analyze,compare and present,international ipr issues,developments in ipr practices in different jurisdictions of the world

Job Description

Director, Govt relations and University/Industry Outreach

Micron manufactures DRAM components and modules and NAND Flash. For more than 40 years, Micron’s teams of dreamers, visionaries, and scientists have redefined innovation—designing and building some of the world’s most advanced memory and semiconductor technologies. We develop the technologies that transform what's possible. In fact, you likely use our memory every day—in products from computing, networking, and server applications, to mobile, embedded, consumer, automotive, and industrial designs. As one of the most prolific patent holders in the world they continually rethink, recast, and advance new ideas to bring innovation to broader markets and find ways our technology can inspire new applications or make fundamental improvements to existing designs. Our roots are in memory, the core strength of the business. As we look toward the future, we’ll continue to build on our past achievements by leveraging the synergies between our core memory business and diversified products and technologies that help drive innovation and growth in new markets.

Job Overview

As a Director of Director, Govt relations and University/Industry Outreach, you will focus on strengthening relationships with key government agencies and relevant organizations. You will craft strategic public policy direction for the region and guide the company’s interactions with state and local governments. You will combine creativity and intellectual diligence with the organizational skills to manage campaigns, to conceptualize and develop IPR strategy and implementation.

Micron India plays a meaningful role in strengthening Micron’s golbal footprint and as Director of Govt Affairs you will report to INDIA COUNTRY LEAD and work closely with him to lead the company’s engagement with government officials and industry forums like NASSCOM, CII etc.


  • Set Company’s public policy objectives; identify and forecast forthcoming policy issues and trends that are of importance to Micron
  • Establish, implement, and communicate positions with local government affairs, policy-makers, trade associations and the technology industry to craft a coherent strategy on issues that cut across states.
  • Manage issues campaigns that are pertinent to the company’s products and services and advocate and lobby on behalf of the company government stakeholders.
  • Experienced professional who will develop our University outreach and scholarship strategy, with specific focus on expanding access to talent for Micron.
  • Conceptualize and execute CSR (Corporate Social Responsibilities) initiatives to ensure good corporate citizenship.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Government, Public Affairs, a relevant field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 15 years of experience working on tech policy issues within government, think tanks, public interest groups, technology industry groups, or corporations.
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to analyze, compare and present, international IPR issues, developments in IPR practices in different jurisdictions of the world and WTO
  • Experience in interactions with industry associations like CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM
  • Thorough knowledge of competition policy & standard

Experience in the following is considered a plus:

  • Working as an in-house IPR specialist in an MNC OR experience in working with trade associations.
  • Knowledge of areas of international trade, privacy, environment & competition

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical skills, including proven ability to prepare reports involving regulatory, policy, and legal issues;
  • Experience working with and leading diverse teams and a variety of stakeholders, and in executing strategies to deliver exceptional solutions.
  • Ability to work and function effectively in a team environment where roles and responsibilities may not be clearly defined;
  • Comfort with significant domestic and international travel required.
  • Excellent research and computer skills (MS office, etc.)
  • Speakership in conferences; leadership roles with the ability to collaborate with multiple teams simultaneously.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and areas for improvement and operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent personal, political, analytical, and communication skills with great attention to detail.

Education Requirements

Bachelors in Public Relations, Communication, Journalism, Business, Political Science, Public Affairs, Or Public Administration