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Manager - Regulatory Economics (Regulatory Compliance & Stakeholder Relations)

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Date: 17-Nov-2021

Location: Sepang, 10, MY, 64000

Company: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad

Job Description


  • Conduct analysis on the gap of MAHB's business and operationg model, assesment on the risk of adaptation of regulatory economics strategies and research on market and industry trends.
  • Maintain abreast understanding of the aviation industry and the policies that have impact on MAHB's operations, financial and performance. 
  • Keep up-to-date to any policy changes imposed by the Government and the regulators                                      
  • Drives engagement from key stakeholders by developing and implementing the agreed cascade of the communication materials.



  •  Consolidate the necessary bottom-up inputs for submission to regulators in every regulatory period
  • Monitor and track progress of all work streams with stakeholders 
  • Perform gap analysis on MAHB's business, operating and organizational models for a regulatory framework
  • Perform analysis on institutional and governance structures
  • Perform assessment of internal and external risks, challenges, and opportunities from the adoption of regulatory strategies as well as addressing the implementation risks 
  • Perform validation of market and industry trends outlook on the regulatory economics strategies
  • Support in preparing economic and social impact assessment of the strategies implementation (with the integration of legal assessment by external legal counsel)
  • Prepare communication plans for engagement with airlines, ground handlers, regulators, state governments, federal governments, ministries &, etc for negotiation and consultation process
  • Facilitate policy awareness for MAHB on regulations and policy and their impact on MAHB
  • Identify process improvements and solutions to ensure that MAHB's business processes are efficient and able to cater to regulators requirements    

Key Challenges

  • Abillity to manage the information flow and understand the data in order to concisely communicate and present to other stakeholders
  • Having a wide knowledge and understanding on airport regulations not just in the country but also globally 

Working Relationship




  • Regulator
  • Government Agencies, eg. MAVCOM, etc.
  • Conducts negotiations with regulators and acts as the main representative on all matters relating to regulatory economics.
  • Divisional Head
  • General Managers of respective internal departments across the Group
  • 'Work closely with the divisional leadership team to develop or recommend regulatory framework strategies to enhance organizational performance and to ensure a comprehensive and robust regulatory documents submission.



  • Dealing with regulators: 40%
  • Dealing with Internal divisional heads: 60%


Change and Innovate - Continuous Improvement
Change and Innovate - Innovation
Coach and Nurture Talent - Coaching
Commit to Win - Business Acumen
Communicate and Collaborate - Building Partnerships
Communicate and Collaborate - Influencing
Courage to Excel - Courage
Courage to Excel - Decision Making
Courage to Excel - Driving For Results
Courage to Excel - Planning & Organizing
Customer Centric - Customer Orientation


  • Excellent command of the English language, with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to write concise report
  • Extensive corporate communications experience either in-house or at a consultancy with analysis skills necessary for supporting business and regulatory evaluation.
  • Strong research analysis and writing skills to contribute to policy papers, technical documents, stakeholder and public comment reports and regulatory language.
  • Problem solving skills with ability to analyse situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions.
  • Good business sense and a wide degree of creativity and economic latitude is expected.
  • Possess good presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate regulatory and financial transactions.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively/establish credibility with internal colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and respond effectively to changing priorities.
  • Self-driven, strong determination and able to work under pressure.

Relevant Industries


  • Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant working experience


  • Recognised Degree Certificate preferably in Business/Economics/Corporate Communication/Government Policies/Aviation Management
  • Master degree or professional qualification in Business/ Economics/Corporate Communication/Aviation Management would be an added advantage

Additional Information

Open for Malaysian citizen only.
Please be reminded that only online application will be entertained.
Applications should reach us no later than 12 December 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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