[GR Korea] Associate

· Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Mid-level


GR Korea is looking to recruit a Public Policy Associate Consultant for our office in Seoul (Yeongdeungpo-gu), to support our work on a range of Korean public policy issues. 


We are looking for an individual with three to five years’ experience in public policy consulting, and a background preferably in the government. Candidates who have worked in a strategy consultancy, or international business are also encouraged to apply. The chosen candidate will be required to work in a client-facing capacity, on a variety of accounts spanning different sectors. A high level of English is essential.


GR Korea is part of the GR Group, a rapidly growing international government relations and public affairs consulting firm with offices in Seoul, Tokyo, Washington D.C., London and Osaka. There will be opportunities, the Covid-19 situation permitting, to travel to other offices, but you will be part of the Seoul team, working closely with your colleagues in Seoul and around the world. GR Korea and the GR Group provide career opportunities at the intersection of business and government, helping world-leading corporations, NGOs, industry associations and other stakeholders engage effectively with government and on public policy discussions.



  • Fluent spoken and written Korean and English is essential
  • Three to five years’ relevant experience, for example in government, government relations, politics, a strategy consultancy, or international business
  • Strong understanding of Korean policies and the policy-making process, and a working knowledge of Korean government and politics
  • A creative and proactive approach to solving complex, policy-related challenges as part of an expert international team
  • A strong desire to contribute to policy dialogue in Korea and to tackle real policy challenges
  • Ability to meet client needs and handle client relationships skilfully
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • A person without reasons for disqualification of travelling abroad



  • Conducting client-specific research into current policy issues and contributing to reports
  • Helping to implement strategic outreach and engagement plans with policy stakeholders
  • Working with colleagues on a variety of important policy challenges
  • All-round support as part of the GR Korea and GR Group team, including generating ideas and proposals for new business development



  • Good university degree (2:1 or higher) in a related subject (such as public policy, economics, politics, communications or international relations)



Here's what you can expect from the GR Group:

  • A dynamic, multilingual and international work environment
  • Hands-on exposure to and interaction with key figures in business, government and civil society on matters of public policy in Korea, particularly in the fields of public health and healthcare
  • Competitive salary package and generous social benefits, including 25 days’ paid leave per year, as well as public and New Year holidays
  • Opportunities for personal skill development and training
  • Opportunities to develop and advance your career in government relations and public affairs



(국문 참고)


GR Group 의 서울지사인 지알코리아에서 공공정책 컨설팅 업무를 담당할 컨설턴트를 모집합니다.


직무 설명:

  • 정책동향 파악 및 정보수집
  • 정책 현안에 대한 고객사별 리서치 수행 및 보고서 작성
  • GR Korea GR 그룹 팀의 일원으로서 필요에 따라 기타 산업 분야 컨설팅, 새로운 비즈니스 개발, 제안서 작성 등 전반적인 업무를 수행
  • 우수한 동료들과 협업하여 다양한 주요 정책 과제 해결


지원 조건:

  • 한국인/대한민국 국적인 자
  • 주요 대학의 학위를 취득하고, 관련 과목(행정, 경제, 정치, 커뮤니케이션 또는 국제 관계 등)을 우수한 성적으로 이수한 자
  • 정부기관, 정당, 대관업무, 전략 컨설팅, 외국계 기업 또는 싱크탱크 등의 기관에서 3년 이상 5년 미만 업무경험이 있는 자
  • 한국 정책과 정책결정 과정에 대한 강한 이해와 한국 정부와 정치에 대한 실무 지식을 보유한 자
  • 비지니스 커뮤니케이션 가능한 수준의 영어를 구사하는 자


우대 사항:

  • 공공정책 분야 전문가로 구성된 팀의 일원으로서 복잡한 정책 관련 과제를 해결하고, 이를 위한 창의적이고 능동적인 접근 방식을 지닌 자
  • 한국 정책 변화에 기여하고 실제 정책 과제를 해결하고자 하는 자
  • 커뮤니케이션을 통한 고객 관리 능력을 지닌 자
  • 문제 해결 능력을 지닌 자
  • 해외여행에 결격사유가 없는 자

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  • Location
    Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience