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Careers

As the apex business chamber, SBF is committed to advocating key issues that impact the Singapore business community, helping enterprises develop capabilities and venture overseas.

We believe that our people are the driving force in helping the business community. We pride ourselves in developing our employees’ and are committed to creating a conducive work environment.

Interested applicants for the job opportunities below are invited to email your cover letter and detailed resume including a recent photograph, contact details, notice period as well as current and expected salaries.

The following opportunities are now available:

FTA Education & Outreach

As part of the dynamic team in SBF’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Education & Outreach Department, you will undertake the following to help raise the awareness of, and educate, Singapore companies on Singapore’s FTAs and collect feedback on these FTAs, so that companies can better leverage these agreements for greater competitive advantage when they internationalise:


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organising outreach seminars on Singapore’s FTAs.
  • Work closely with the team to develop publicity materials, collaterals (e.g. flyers, factsheets, newsletters) and guidebooks on Singapore’s FTAs and the department’s work. The materials should be easy for our SMEs to understand.
  • Assist in organising courses/workshops to educate companies on the use of Singapore FTAs. This may include working with the team on developing the training modules/curriculum & materials.
  • Assist the team in developing and updating the content of SBF’s FTA microsite.
  • Manage and assist in simple queries by companies on Singapore FTAs. This may involve working with the team to organise 1-to-1 clinics.
  • Assist the team in gathering & consolidating companies’ inputs/feedback on FTA-related problems & any other cross-border trade & investment issues facing companies in support of our Government’s FTA ongoing negotiations & reviews.
  • Monitor and conduct simple research on FTA & related developments.
  • Assist with the necessary reporting & paperwork with Enterprise Singapore on our overall FTA Education & Outreach Programme.
  • Handle any other responsibilities and duties that may be assigned by SBF from time to time.


Requirements:

  • A good degree from a recognised university.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience of working on cross-border trade and investment policies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • A good understanding of the needs and concerns of Singapore businesses.
  • Good planning, analytical, communication (verbal and written), basic research and presentation skills.
  • A keen learner and proactive self-starter, with a willingness to work across a number of subject areas.
  • Results-oriented and capable of multi-tasking.
  • Capable of being a team player and an individual contributor.
  • Possess a positive work attitude.
  • Good in collaborations.

As part of the dynamic team in SBF’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Education & Outreach Department, you will carry out the following to raise the awareness and educate Singapore businesses on the benefits of using Singapore’s vast network of FTAs. In addition, you will also seek feedback from businesses on our FTAs to facilitate our Government’s negotiations and review of these agreements:

  • Conduct general outreach seminars on Singapore’s FTAs
  • Gather feedback to understand and identify the needs, concerns and future plans of businesses through surveys, quick polls and focus group discussions
  • Plan and manage the conducting of research in different geographical markets and a broad range of issues related to internationalisation, with the ability to chart trends and track indicators across markets
  • Develop guidebooks and collaterals (e.g. flyers, factsheets, newsletters) on Singapore’s FTAs, that are easy for our SMEs to understand
  • Conduct trainings/workshops to educate companies on the use of Singapore FTAs. This includes developing FTA training modules/curriculum & materials.
  • Develop and regularly update the content of SBF’s FTA microsite
  • Handle simple queries by companies on Singapore FTAs, including the conduct of 1-on-1 FTA sessions / clinics to help companies to understand the benefits of the FTAs. This may include giving customised advice based on the companies’ specific situation and market(s).
  • Gather and consolidate companies’ inputs/feedback on FTA-related problems, and any other cross-border trade & investment issues facing companies in support of our Government’s FTA ongoing negotiations & reviews
  • Monitor trade policy issues & developments on Singapore FTAs, & provide an impact analysis to Singapore companies (if required)
  • Identify and establish collaborations with partners and key stakeholders (e.g. government, businesses, academia, etc.) to raise awareness on the benefits of Singapore’s FTAs and build the Singapore business community’s appreciation and capabilities in using these FTAs
  • Handle any other responsibilities and duties that may be assigned to you by SBF from time to time

Requirements

  • A good degree from a recognised university
  • 3 to 8 years of experience in working on cross-border trade and investment policies and regulations, including an appreciation of FTA benefits and compliance. Applicants without this pre-requisite must have a good understanding of businesses’ interests and concerns in relation with cross-border trade and investment policies and regulations. Training will be provided.
  • A good understanding of the local and international business environment, as well as economic and political trends as they impact business.
  • Good analytical, consultation, planning, communication (verbal & written), presentation, and event organisational skills
  • A keen learner and proactive self-starter, with a willingness to work across a number of subject areas
  • Results-oriented and capable of multi-tasking
  • Able to work well in a team and as an individual contributor

Global Business Division – ASEAN


As part of a new SBF initiative to help companies venture overseas, in particular to ASEAN; Frontier and Emerging Markets; as well as Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), we are hiring 2 dynamic individuals to cover respective regions, namely Thailand and Myanmar.

Reporting to the Director and working with other team members, the candidate should be resourceful, results-driven, self-starter, an individual contributor as well as a team player, who would carry out the following job duties in his/her assigned regions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to SBF's strategy for the assigned region
  • Lead the implementation of SBF’s Overseas Centre (OEC) in the assigned region
  • Build relationship and collaboration with stakeholders of Trade Associations & Chambers (TACs), Government, Partners and business community for and in your assigned region
  • Provision of Advisory Service on your assigned region to Singapore companies
  • Implement activities to increase companies’ interest in your assigned region
  • Provision of follow through assistance to companies with a high chance of securing deals or setting up a presence in your assigned region
  • Work with Singapore-based TACs to implement activities in your assigned region
  • Provision of regular information updates to Singapore companies interested in your assigned region

Requirements

  • Minimally a Degree with at least 3 to 5 years of working experience in Business Development, Marketing, Sales or Operations relating to your assigned region
  • A good understanding of local and international business environment, as well as economic and political trends that impact doing business in your assigned region
  • Good analytical, strategic, consultation, planning and negotiation skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, presentation, facilitation skills and customer relationship skills. Fluency in your assigned region’s language is critical.
  • Ability to handle cross cultural challenges
  • Enthusiasm and strong willingness to travel to your assigned region
  • Actual Working, Residence and/or Business/Travel experiences in your assigned region will be a useful advantage
  • Good leadership skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programmes
  • Willing to travel overseas for work-related matters

Global Business Division – China & North Asia Markets

The primary purpose of this role is to formulate and implement the strategies, programmes, and projects for BRI Connect and Infrastructure Committee. We are also looking for someone with some knowledge on digital platform, including management of content and membership.

Job Responsibilities

  • Formulate and implement the BRI Connect (“BRI”) strategies, programmes, and projects, including strategic planning, engagement of BRI key stakeholders and business community
  • Formulate and implement the Infrastructure Committee (“IC”) strategies, programmes, and projects, including strategic planning, engagement of IC key stakeholders and business community
  • Design, develop, and manage the content for BRI Connect Online Platform
  • Organise outreach events and activities with partners for focused countries & sectors, with the aim of matching demand with supply for IC and/or BRI related projects
  • Provide secretariat support and other necessary tasks for the SBF management


Requirements

  • Minimally degree in Info Comm, Business, Engineering, or any relevant discipline
  • At least 5 years of working experience, preferably with at least 3 years' experience in infrastructure development or related industry
  • A good understanding of digital platform management and content strategy
  • Relevant business exposure in the China, Southeast Asia and/or South Asia would be an added advantage
  • Strong command of project/programme development, project management and budget control skills
  • Good analytical, consultation, planning, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • Be able to communicate in Chinese, especially when dealing with external parties involved in BRI projects
  • Willing to travel

Global Business Division – AEMEA & South Asia Markets

The Assistant Manager’s main role is to operationalize strategies, plans, programs, and activities aimed at building knowledge, awareness, and the ecosystem within which businesses operate, through the Young Business Leaders Network. He/ She is also expected to participate in organization-wide and/or department projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Initiate and conduct research on leadership topics, and present key findings in formats that can be easily disseminated and understood. Research may include secondary (e.g. desktop reviews) or primary (e.g. in-market studies) research methods
  • Operationalize activities aimed at building programs and platforms for leadership skill development and deployment; programs and platforms include, but are not limited to:
    • Conferences, Business Forums, Roundtables, Seminars/Webinars, Workshops, outgoing Study Trips, Dialogues/Debates, etc.
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders; and provide administrative support where required. Identified stakeholders include, but are not limited to: Business Councils, Business Groups, Trade Associations and Chambers/similar groups in Singapore/overseas, Sponsors, etc.
  • Appreciate the financial model on which SBF activities are built on, and be able to budget for positive financial outcomes for activities carried out.


Requirements

  • A good degree in any discipline
  • Good understanding of business processes and organizational disciplines
  • Ability to assess business performance and strategies through such means as appreciation of financial reports
  • Sensitive to situational factors impacting internationalizing businesses and leadership effectiveness such as political issues, social developments, and environmental concerns, etc.
  • At least two years in a for-profit organization
  • No specific educational qualifications required, although a university degree would be advantageous

Marketing & Corporate Communications

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and serving as a member of the management team, this position is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all SBF’s marketing communications and public relations activities.

Principal Accountabilities

Marketing Communications

        • Create and use channels including social media to engage our members. Raise awareness and participation of SBF activities.
        • Evaluate the effectiveness of these channels and our outreach to stakeholders
        • Supervise the creation/production of EDM, etc

Media

        • SBF representative to the media
        • Cultivate relationship with MSM
        • Curate media release and publication
        • Provide media advisory to Chairman/CEO and SBF Council

Corporate Communications

        • Ensure articulation of SBF’s desired image and position, assure consistent communication of image and position to all stakeholders, both internal and external


Requirements

        • A good Degree in Communications and/or Marketing
        • Minimum 8 to 10 years of relevant experience with at least 6 years in leading a marketing communications and public relations team
        • Strong in Marketing Communications; oral and written communications skills
        • Possess good strategic, analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills
        • Demonstrated creativity and successful experience in writing press releases, making presentations and negotiating with media
        • Experience in developing and managing budgets; and grooming and developing personnel for succession planning
        • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight timelines
        • Good relationship and experience with media

Membership & TAC Engagement and Digital Technology Services Division

The Director (DTS) will be responsible to formulate the strategies for the overall planning, development and managing of the ICT & Digitalisation projects from project initiation to implementation and maintenance.

He/she shall strategise and direct the operations and applications teams to execute the digitalisation plans that will meet key stakeholder’s business objectives while being aligned with overall Federation strategy and directions.

He/she will also be responsible for ICT governance and performance management, stakeholder engagement, people development and vendor management. This entails engaging key stakeholders and managing a team of ICT professionals to transform existing business processes through the innovative use of ICT.

Job Responsibilities

        • Responsible for the formulation of strategies for the overall development of the ICT & digitalisation plans
        • Formulate strategies on ICT Service Management to ensure the ICT services can meet the business’s service level requirements
        • Lead and manage internal teams and services providers in the provision of ICT service delivery and service support to meet the intended availability and capacity requirements to optimum operations


Requirements

        • Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent
        • At least 10 to 15 years of relevant working experience is required for this position
        • Experience in managing Microsoft technologies, Cloud hosting, Helpdesk support and Network infrastructure and operations, applications development and implementation
        • Strong analytical, conceptualisation and problem-solving skill
        • Good written, verbal communication, presentation and negotiation skills
        • Customer oriented, always willing to help and can-do attitude
        • Ability to keep abreast of the latest technologies and how it can be applied to the organisation

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment, and industrial relations. It represents 26,100 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.

This is a position under the Membership and TACs (Trade Associations & Chambers) Engagement Division. Besides organising events for members, it also drives revenue collection and engagement efforts with fellow TACs for the greater good of the business community.

Job Responsibilities

        • Execute the full spectrum of work relating to members engagement and outreach programmes/activities for corporate members
        • Manage events logistics which includes registration, invoicing & administration, etc.
        • Manage and administer membership programmes and services to engage and support the corporate members
        • Proactively engage stakeholders and partners so as to influence the alignment of strategies and directions, manage expectations & achieve customer satisfaction
        • Provide various aspects of membership administration & correspondences with members
        • Ensure accuracy of Membership Database through timely updating of the records
        • Attend to Members’ enquires (which may come in the form of & and phone calls) in a responsive and professional manner
        • Process 1st-level fee-exemption requests by ensuring completeness and accuracy of required supporting document
        • Handle member relations projects as assigned (e.g. marketing, partnership with stakeholders, etc.)
        • Handle any other responsibilities & duties that may be assigned to you


Requirements

        • Degree in business-related studies or equivalent
        • Minimum 2 to 3 years of working experience in a business-related field
        • Good customer service, coordination, organisational & communication skills
        • Database management skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel
        • Meticulous, resourceful & having the ability to multi-task
        • Positive work attitude

Strategy & Development


Industry 4.0 is set to revolutionise the manufacturing industry. However, companies in the manufacturing sector are often unable to optimise their transformation as they do not take a holistic look at business process transformation, technology transformation and people, particularly the latter. It is with this in mind that SBF is working with Workforce Singapore (WSG) on an Industry 4.0 Human Capital Initiative (IHCI) that will help companies in the manufacturing sector look at how to undertake organisation transformation as part of their Industry 4.0 transformation. The work will involve working with the appointed consultant(s) and relevant stakeholders to establish and maintain an IHCI one-stop self-help portal that will provide companies with information and resources on how to launch Industry 4.0 transformation, organisation transformation and human capital upskilling successfully. In addition, the work will also involve working with the appointed consultant(s) to develop and run a high impact enabler programme that will help manufacturing companies trial Industry 4.0 technology and be equipped with strategic HR / manpower capabilities to conduct job redesign and strategic HR / human capital interventions.

This role will involve working with the Director of Industry 4.0 Human Capital Programme Office to undertake the following and achieve the deliverables of the Office:


Market Research

        • Identify and analyse industry trends, companies’ needs and industry demands. Use the findings to improve the offerings under the IHCI.
        • Act as critical node to solicit industry feedback on the IHCI to improve its offerings.


Develop & Refine the Initiatives under the IHCI Programme Office

        • Work closely with the appointed consultant(s) and relevant stakeholders to develop, maintain and refine the IHCI one-stop self-help portal.
        • Work closely with the appointed consultant(s) and relevant stakeholders to develop, run and refine the IHCI enabler programme.
        • Work closely with the Director, Industry 4.0 Human Capital Programme Office on any other initiatives that may complement the self-help portal and enabler programme.


Publicity & Promotion

        • Design, manage and see to the relevant marketing and outreach efforts to drive awareness and uptake of the initiatives under the IHCI (especially the one-stop self-help portal and enabler programme), and drive progressive human capital practices and job redesign initiatives to support Industry 4.0 adoption. This will involve working with the relevant stakeholders. The marketing efforts include but are not limited to CXO forums, workshops and learning journeys.
        • Curate and publicise success stories at national and/or industrial platforms.


Programme Management

        • Oversee the registration and approval process for the IHCI enabler programme.
        • See to all necessary reporting, including reporting to WSG on the IHCI on a monthly, quarterly and/or half-yearly basis as required.
        • Setup and maintain the standard operating procedures for the management of the IHCI including that for the administration of funds and claims.
        • Help manage communications with stakeholders (i.e. companies, technical team, agencies, etc.).
        • If necessary, guide companies in preparing proposals to agencies for funding (for eg. Enterprise Singapore’s Enterprise Development Grant, EDB's grants, e2i's Inclusive Growth Programme, WorkPro, etc.). Any other tasks that SBF may assign.


Job Requirements:

        • A good degree.
        • A good understanding of Industry 4.0, the challenges faced by companies (especially SMEs) in adopting Industry 4.0, and how these challenges may be overcome, especially from the HR / Human Capital angle.
        • At least 8 years of relevant experience in programme development and implementation and company engagement, with experience in supervisory work.
        • A good knowledge of government assistance programmes for companies.
        • Demonstrated strong project management and problem-solving skills. Resourceful.
        • Fluent in English (written and oral), with the ability to communicate with companies and express complex issues simply and logically.
        • A passion for helping Singapore businesses.
        • A collaborative mindset with strong stakeholder management skills including the ability to bring various parties together to achieve results.
        • Results-oriented with multi-tasking capabilities.

Industry 4.0 is set to revolutionise the manufacturing industry. However, companies in the manufacturing sector are often unable to optimise their transformation as they do not take a holistic look at business process transformation, technology transformation and people, particularly the latter. It is with this in mind that SBF is working with Workforce Singapore (WSG) on an Industry 4.0 Human Capital Initiative (IHCI) that will help companies in the manufacturing sector look at how to undertake organisation transformation as part of their Industry 4.0 transformation. The work will involve working as part of a team with the appointed consultant(s) and relevant stakeholders to establish and maintain an IHCI one-stop self-help portal that will provide companies with information and resources on how to launch Industry 4.0 transformation, organisation transformation and human capital upskilling successfully. In addition, the work will also involve working with the appointed consultant(s) to develop and run a high impact enabler programme that will help manufacturing companies trial Industry 4.0 technology and be equipped with strategic HR / manpower capabilities to conduct job redesign and strategic HR / human capital interventions.

This role will involve working with the Director and Deputy Director of Industry 4.0 Human Capital Programme Office to undertake the following and achieve the deliverables of the Office.


Responsibilities

Market Research

        • Identify and analyse industry trends, companies’ needs and industry demands. Use the findings to improve the offerings under the IHCI.
        • Act as critical node to solicit industry feedback on the IHCI to improve its offerings.

Develop & Refine the Initiatives under the IHCI Programme Office

        • Work closely with the appointed consultant(s) and relevant stakeholders to develop, maintain and refine the IHCI one-stop self-help portal.
        • Work closely with the appointed consultant(s) and relevant stakeholders to develop, run and refine the IHCI enabler programme.
        • Work closely with the Director, Industry 4.0 Human Capital Programme Office on any other initiatives that may complement the self-help portal and enabler programme.

Publicity & Promotion

        • Design, manage and see to the relevant marketing and outreach efforts to drive awareness and uptake of the initiatives under the IHCI (especially the one-stop self-help portal and enabler programme), and drive progressive human capital practices and job redesign initiatives to support Industry 4.0 adoption. This will involve working with the relevant stakeholders. The marketing efforts include but are not limited to CXO forums, workshops and learning journeys.
        • Curate and publicise success stories at national and/or industrial platforms.

Programme Management

        • Assist in the registration and approval process for the IHCI enabler programme.
        • Assist in the necessary reporting, including reporting to WSG on the IHCI on a monthly, quarterly and/or half-yearly basis as required.
        • Help manage communications with stakeholders (i.e. companies, technical team, agencies, etc.).
        • If necessary, guide companies in preparing proposals to agencies for funding (for eg. Enterprise Singapore’s Enterprise Development Grant, EDB's grants, e2i's Inclusive Growth Programme, WorkPro, etc.).
        Any other tasks that SBF may assign.


Requirements

        • A good degree in any discipline. Candidates with a degree in a technical discipline with knowledge in Industry 4.0 are preferred. Candidates with no prior experiences can apply.
        • Good verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
        • Good problem-solving skills. Resourceful.
        • Proficient in organising forums, seminars, and workshops.
        • A passion for helping Singapore businesses.
        • A collaborative mindset with the ability to work with various parties together to achieve results.
        • Able to work well in a team and as an individual contributor.
        • Results-oriented with multi-tasking capabilities.

On 1 January 2018, SBF re-positioned itself as the apex business platform, working closely with the other trade associations and chambers here to promote the growth and vibrancy of the Singapore business community. We also act as the bridge between businesses and our government. As a key part of our re-positioning, SBF has committees of business leaders to champion important issues of concern to significant segments of our business community and pursue activities to help the community itself. Two of such committees are the SBF SME Committee (SMEC) Main Committee and the SBF SMEC Sub-committee on Business Finance & Cost Competitiveness. The SMEC Main Committee actively coordinates the work of the various sub-committees and working groups under its purview with the objective of championing the key concerns and interests of SMEs in Singapore. The focus of the SMEC Subcommittee on Business Finance & Cost Competitiveness is on facilitating SMEs’ access to financing and enabling a cost-efficient environment overall (especially in regard to the cost of regulatory compliance) to facilitate their growth. The overall objective of our efforts is to help our SMEs grow in a competitive manner. We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our Advocacy & Actions Department. Equipped with the required knowledge and skills, the incumbent must be passionate in helping our SMEs grow as well as to help team members and implement the work of the two committees. This role will involve:

        • Co-ordinating the work of the SBF SMEC:
          • Staffing of the SMEC Main Committee
          • Putting together the SMEC’s overall advocacy messages and its annual recommendations for the Singapore Budget
        • Staffing the SBF SMEC Sub-committee on Business Finance & Cost Competitiveness:
          • Gather and analyse feedback on the challenges faced by our SMEs on the topics concerned. This is in line with the objective of coming up with the appropriate advocacy messages for Government, our workers and the business community itself, and developing high impact programmes to help the business community.
          • Conduct and co-ordinate studies where relevant, in collaboration with our Research & Publishing Department. This may involve putting together case studies of shining examples of companies that have done well on the topics concerned, for other companies to learn from.
          • Develop advocacy messages, including our annual SMEC Budget Recommendations, on the topics concerned.
          • Develop and operationalize high-impact programmes that are consistent with the advocacy messages of the SMEC Sub-committee on Business Finance & Cost Competitiveness. This will involve collaborating with various stakeholders.
          • The role will also involve any other tasks and responsibilities that may be assigned by the organisation. 

Requirements

        • Minimally a degree in Business or a relevant discipline.
        • A good understanding of the key concerns of our SMEs overall and in the areas of business financing and cost competitiveness (especially with respect to the cost of regulatory compliance), and our Government’s policies and programmes in these areas.
        • 2 to 7 years of working relevant experience in the private and/or public sector, especially in helping SMEs to address business financing and cost competitiveness issues (especially with respect to the cost of regulatory compliance). Candidates without experience are also welcome to apply in which the successful candidate will be given the appropriate designation in line with the organisation’s HR policies.
        • A passion for helping SMEs to grow.
        • Excellent qualitative, quantitative, and problem-solving skills.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to express complex issues simply and logically.
        • Proactive and possess the drive and resourcefulness to come up with innovative solutions and recommendations.
        • A collaborative mindset with the ability to bring various parties together to achieve results.
        • Results-oriented with multi-tasking capabilities.
        • Able to work well in a team and as an individual contributor.
        • Proficient in organising seminars, workshops and roundtable discussions.

The primary purpose and function of this job is to work closely with the Director, Advocacy and Actions (Innovation, Digitalisation, Manpower, Talent & Skills), to staff the SBF Digitalisation Committee and the SBF SME Committee (SMEC) Sub-committees on Technology, Innovation and Productivity & Manpower, Talent & Skills, where the focus of the former committee is on helping companies to adopt digital technologies, and the focus of the latter committees are on helping our SMEs to innovate and adopt technology & address their manpower, talent and skills needs respectively. This role will involve:

        • Gather & analyse feedback on the needs and challenges faced by Singapore businesses, especially SMEs, in the areas of innovation, adopting digital technologies, manpower, talent and skills. This is with the objective of coming up with the appropriate advocacy messages for Government, our workers and the business community itself, and developing and implementing high impact programmes to help the business community.
        • Putting together the SMEC’s overall advocacy messages and its annual recommendations for the Singapore Budget
        • Conduct and co-ordinate studies where relevant, in collaboration with our Research & Publishing Department. This may involve putting together case studies of companies that having innovated, digitalised and/or addressed their manpower and talent needs well, for other companies to learn from.
        • Develop advocacy messages, including our annual SMEC Budget Recommendations, on the topics concerned

Requirements

        • A good degree in Business or a relevant discipline.
        • A good understanding of the key concerns of the Singapore business community, especially SMEs, in the area of innovation, technology (including digital technology) adoption, manpower, talent and skills and our Government’s policies and programmes in these areas.
        • 2 to 7 years of working experience in the private and/or public sector in encouraging companies, especially SMEs, to innovate, adopt digital technologies and addressing their talent and skills needs. Candidates with no experiences are welcome to apply in which case the successful candidate will be given the appropriate designation in line with the organisation’s HR policies.
        • A passion for helping Singapore businesses, especially SMEs, to grow.
        • Excellent qualitative, quantitative, and problem-solving skills.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to express complex issues simply and logically.
        • Proactive and possess the drive and resourcefulness to come up with innovative solutions and recommendations.
        • A collaborative mindset with the ability to bring various parties together to achieve results.
        • Results-oriented with multi-tasking capabilities.
        • Able to work well in a team and as an individual contributor.
        • Proficient in organising seminars, workshops and roundtable discussions.

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) launched a special report titled “Sustainable Employment – Achieving Purposeful Business Success Together” on 22 November 2019. A by-business-for-business initiative, the report puts forth 6 recommendations targeted at addressing the employment needs of the elderly, the less well-off and those vulnerable to job disruption in Singapore. As part of this initiative, SBF also launched the Sustainable Employment Pledge that calls on business to take action to support sustainable employment practices.

The Sustainable Employment Programme Office will oversee the implementation of the recommendations in the report by the business community and its partners and rally businesses to action. This is the start of an exciting Sustainable Employment Movement driven by SBF, that will have a transformative impact on business ethos and Singapore’s workforce. We are looking for an energetic and passionate individual to perform the following roles.

Job Responsibilities

        • Generate awareness on sustainable employment practices, including but not limited to the recommendations in the Sustainable Employment report, through face-to-face engagement with businesses as well as SBF’s online and social media channels
        • Run the Pledge campaign and build up the number of Pledge partners supporting sustainable employment practices
        • Engage Pledge partners to better understand their progress and document best practices and case studies for learning and inspiration
        • Convene key players to see lighthouse projects to fruition and facilitate outreach among SBF’s members and the wider business community to bring more like-minded companies on board these projects
        • Manage relationships with key stakeholders including thought leaders, academics, and partner organisations to strengthen the sustainable employment message through op-ed articles, research findings, and other collaborative initiatives

Requirements

        • A good degree in any discipline or equivalent
        • 5-7 years of working experience, with at least 3 years of experience in campaign or programme management. A proven track record in running successful large-scale campaigns or outreach programmes will be a bonus
        • Sound understanding of current and future trends that may impact business success and the economic/moral justification for sustainable employment practices by businesses
        • Self-starter who takes initiative and pride in work
        • Solid verbal and written communication skills
        • Excellent organisational skills and proven multi-tasking ability
        • Able to work well in a team and as an individual contributor

 

Interested applicants should send in their detailed resume (with a recent photograph) together with a cover letter (stating why they are suitable for the role; their notice period; and current and expected salaries) to

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