Senior Manager, Healthcare & Wellness Industry Development Practice
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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 center 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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About Healthcare & Wellness
The Healthcare & Wellness Industry Development Practice (H&W IDP) is part of EDB’s Strategy Group. Our vision is to nurture the growth of new healthcare & wellness businesses that will contribute to 1% of Singapore’s GDP in the 5 to 10-year timeframe. Technological advancements have disrupted the way people seek healthcare and extend their healthspan. Firms across the biopharmaceuticals, medical technology and digital health sectors are re-inventing their business and delivery models. As part of the H&W IDP team, you will find yourself at the forefront of shaping Singapore’s healthcare and wellness innovation ecosystem, engaging industry leaders to catalyze a broad spectrum of economic activity in Singapore.
This is an individual contributor role. You will report to Director, Healthcare & Wellness.
In this role, you will:
Sense: Conduct in-depth analysis of emerging trends and developments in the healthcare and wellness sectors across biopharmaceuticals, medical technology and digital health sectors, through interviews, meetings and desktop research. You will meet the most exciting healthcare and technology companies globally, understand their business models and pain points, and explore how their cutting edge innovation they may fit into Singapore’s Healthcare ecosystem
Develop: Develop and design value propositions and products that are relevant to targeted healthcare companies. You will explore how the Singapore Healthcare ecosystem (including companies, research institutions, and government agencies) can partner companies in emerging healthcare and wellness sectors to create value.
Execute: Collaborate with teams in EDB (e.g. Accounts, New Ventures, Policy & Planning) and government partners to implement value propositions including initiatives, policy changes, and programmes that will enable the growth of the Healthcare and Wellness ecosystem in Singapore. You will work on large scale, groundbreaking projects with the whole-of-government (WOG), and influence how to transform healthcare in Singapore and beyond.
At least 5 years of relevant work experience
Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking
Demonstrated ability to influence and communicate effectively to achieve intended outcomes
Strong project management skills with the ability to deliver outcomes effectively across multiple workstreams
Has an entrepreneurial mind-set and demonstrated ability to adapt effectively in ambiguous situations
Bachelor Degree in any discipline(s)
Advertised: Singapore Standard Time 15 Jan 2020
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
14 Apr 2020
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