Manager / Senior Manager / Assistant Vice President, Hub Services (Strategy Group)
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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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Responsibilities In this role, you will:
Sense: Using a combination of interviews, meetings, economic and employment data, 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, International 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.
At least 3 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, using qualitative and quantitative data, to 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
Experience in quantitative analysis will be an advantage
We review applications on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date
Advertised: Singapore Standard Time 07 Jan 2022
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
30 Jun 2022