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Senior Lead, Regional Partnership Division

Apply now Agency: Economic Development Board
Job no.: 4000898
Work type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories: Corporate Strategy/Top Management, Policy Formulation

EDB is the lead government agency responsible for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore’s position as a global business centre. Singapore is an internationally competitive manufacturing destination and home to numerous global corporations. At the same time, Singapore is well-placed to seize growing opportunities provided by emerging economies in Asia. Growth in these economies is spurred by favourable demographics, a growing middle-class, rising urbanisation and digitization.  These same drivers are redefining the corporate landscape in the region, providing exciting opportunities for Singapore.


As a Senior Lead in the Regional Partnerships Division, you will have the opportunity to understand and facilitate the growth of global businesses through offering competitive solutions for their business activities in Singapore and through regional links, where appropriate. This includes developing creative policies with a regional outlook, negotiating with internal and external agencies and engaging companies on opportunities. You will also work closely with other teams within EDB to design and implement scalable business solutions to effectively engage top Asian conglomerates and create sustainable value for the Singapore economy.


You will need to understand and assess Singapore’s strategic interests, needs and develop the right solutions catered to Singapore’s position as a global business centre. You will also cultivate and maintain close ties with key influencers or decision makers in Singapore and the region ranging from government officials, industry leaders and company executives.


You will roles will include, amongst others:

  • Research and analysis for policy planning
  • Conceptualising strategic solutions to enable growth of global, including Asian businesses
  • Managing projects from conception to execution
  • Preparing comprehensive and succinct presentation materials


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

  • A degree in any discipline.
  • A Singapore citizen.
  • 2 - 3 years of working experience in a similar role with exposure to the region
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to synthesize information and conceptualize ideas through creative & logical thinking.
  • A keen interest in Singapore’s business environment and its links to the region.
  • An interest in regional policy formulation and willingness to be hands-on in implementing policy changes
  • A good team player and mediator with strong communication skills and a regional outlook.
  • Short regional travel may be required.


We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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