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Senior Manager/Manager (Strategic Planning), Strategic Planning Office

Agency: National Youth Council
Job no.: 534779
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Organisation Development, Others

Senior Manager/Manager (Strategic Planning), Strategic Planning Office

About National Youth Council (NYC)

At NYC, we believe in a world where young people are respected and heard, and have the ability to influence and make a difference to the world. Together with our partners, we develop future-ready youth who are committed to Singapore by instilling in them a heart for service, resilience and an enterprising spirit.

Advocate, Connect and Enable

NYC advocates youth interests, connects the youth sector and enables holistic youth development. We aim to imbue youths with the values and skills to thrive in a globalised world while keeping a strong Singapore heartbeat. To find out more, visit

The Strategic Planning team drives the planning, alignment, and monitoring of strategies that guide the work of the National Youth Council towards its vision and mission.

As Strategic Planners, we articulate our organization's strategic directions, support the planning and alignment of key strategies across the organisation and with our stakeholders, and monitor the achievement of NYC’s objectives and outcomes. We also play a crucial role in monitoring, analysing, and understanding the youth landscape to identify gaps and opportunities for the organisation.

We are looking for a capable individual who is keen to join the team in our efforts to support NYC’s growth in our role as the national agency for youths.

As Senior Manager/Manager (Strategic Planning), your role will be to:

  • Monitor, consolidate, and report organisation’s outcomes across divisions
  • Work closely with Senior Management in strategic decision-making processes and align divisions, agencies, partners, and key stakeholders
  • Support NYC’s Strategic Planning Cycle and individual divisions’ workplan development
  • Lead/be involved in selected strategic cross-functional work streams or projects
  • Sense-make youth data, synthesize, and amplify youth insights from various sources in a timely manner to keep NYC relevant and up-to-date


  • 3-5 years of experience in a Strategy Planning or similar role (multi-lateral work with exposure to different business units)
  • Possess macro perspective of issues and meticulous with details
  • Sound thinking skills - Able to synthesize large amount of disparate information, assess opportunities and risks, and transform ambiguity into concrete insights and follow-up
  • Good communication skills - Sensitive to stakeholder dynamics, able to connect with others, ability to develop partnerships
  • Good project management, analytical, writing, visualization and communication skills.
  • Team-player who is also able to work well independently as needed
  • Able to adapt well and thrive in a dynamic environment

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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