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Manager / Senior Manager, Hub Services (Strategy Group)

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time, Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories: Strategy

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.

For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg

Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Sense: Through a combination of interviews, meetings, desktop research and/or commissioned studies, you will conduct in-depth analysis of global trends, including those pertaining to technology, business models, regulations and skills to derive relevant
    insights and implications for Singapore’s headquarters and professional services
    industry development strategies.
  • Develop: You will work closely with other teams in EDB (e.g. Accounts, Global Operations, Policy & Planning) and relevant external partners in government and industry to design and develop value propositions and programmes to encourage
    economic activities to be conducted in Singapore.
  • Execute: You will also work closely with both internal stakeholders as well as industry and government agency partners to implement strategies. These include policy changes, training and other types of programmes.
  • While you will be responsible for leading key workstreams in Hub Services, you will also have opportunities to exercise peer leadership in inter-divisional and inter-agency working groups.

Requirements

  • At least 6 years of relevant work experience in a strategy, policy, research, industry development or professional services role
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking - able to structure analysis for complex / ambiguous issues and make sense of new subject matter to distil insights and actionable solutions
  • Keen business acumen – able to identify opportunities for Singapore at an industry level
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills – able to lead cross-functional project teams, manage multiple workstreams, and deliver outcomes effectively and efficiently
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills – able to engage and influence internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Adaptable – able to identify and respond quickly to changes in the business environment and changes in priorities
  • Good team player and an independent thinker
  • An understanding of professional (e.g. consulting, accounting, engineering services) and/or financial services will be an advantage
  • Singaporean

We review applications on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application
outcome within 8 weeks of application date

 

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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