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Lead/ Senior Lead, Biomedical Sciences

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 Biomedical Sciences Division

The Biomedical Sciences Division works closely with Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Services and Medical Technology companies to address global healthcare needs. 

You will be part of a dynamic team shaping the future of Singapore’s Biomedical Sciences Industry. We work closely with Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Services and Medical Technology companies to address global healthcare needs.

You will oversee a portfolio of accounts and initiatives, with the aim to enhance Singapore’s global standing as a Biomedical Sciences hub, and create good job opportunities for Singapore.

As a Lead/ Senior Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • Identify and analyse global healthcare, business and technology trends
  • Identify opportunities for the current and future development of the Biomedical Sciences sector in Singapore
  • Collaborate with your team to co-create industry development strategies to further the growth and competitiveness of the sector based on these trends and opportunities
  • Develop engagement strategies for your portfolio of accounts that are in line with the industry growth plan
  • Identify select capabilities that support high value manufacturing, product, process and applications development and decision-making centres in Singapore
  • Collaborate with public and private sector stakeholders to enable seamless execution of these strategies
  • Engage senior executives, management and decision-makers to pursue these opportunities and encourage investment in Singapore

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

  • A degree in the Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Economics, Finance, Humanities, Social Sciences or other relevant disciplines.
  • 2-5 years of work experience in business development, sales & marketing, corporate strategy, consulting, advisory or similar functions. Candidates who have prior experience working in or investing in start-ups are also welcome to apply.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong analytical skills, with the ability to identify and distill pertinent issues, draw conclusions, and develop creative solutions that address business needs
  • Good business acumen
  • A keen ability in fostering strong partnerships with stakeholders for success
  • Passion for and an appreciation of the biomedical sciences industry and the trends
  • Singaporean

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