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Lead/Senior Lead, Consumer Businesses (Household and Personal Care)

Apply now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Cluster Groups/ New Businesses

About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

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About Consumer Businesses Division

Over the past decade, Singapore’s consumer businesses industry has experienced significant growth, with investments made by companies across Household & Personal Care and Food & Nutrition industries. As part of EDB’s continuous efforts to grow the consumer businesses industry, we are looking to hire experienced professionals to develop compelling propositions, that will attract leading companies to establish global and regional activities in Singapore. This contributes to EDB’s overall vision, for Singapore to be the leading hub in Asia where consumer companies can manage and grow global brands, and develop new products and services for Asia and the world.

As a Lead/Senior Lead in Consumer Businesses (Household and Personal Care), you will be responsible for:

  • Developing the Household & Personal Care industry, including assessing industry trends and formulating appropriate industry development strategies;
  • Building Singapore’s capabilities to enable desired activities such as brand management, research & development, and supply chain management to be undertaken in this sector.
  • Promoting Singapore as the choice destination for companies to make Singapore their centre for regional & global activities. Key companies that you will work with include Procter & Gamble, Unilever, L’Oréal, Johnson & Johnson, Shiseido; and
  • Partnering industry partners, senior management and stakeholders in both the private and public sectors to attract investments into Singapore, and to facilitate project implementation.

To meet the challenges of this role, you must have:

  • A degree in Science, Engineering, Biology, Business or relevant discipline;
  • 2-3 years of relevant working experience in a related industry;
  • Strong conceptual & analytical thinking skills and
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage both internal and external partners

Foreign language skills would be an added advantage when working with international clients. Singaporean applicants only.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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Last updated: Dec 13, 2017