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Senior Manager / Assistant Vice President, Business Environment

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Others

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.

For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg

About Business Environment Division   

The Business Environment (BE) Division plays an instrumental role in supporting EDB’s role in planning and executing policies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation and talent.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to engage with the business community, and work with various government agencies and internal divisions to develop incentive products, policy governance and competitiveness monitoring, and business process re-engineering and systems development.

 

Responsibilities

You could take up an individual contributor role or lead a team of officers to:

  1. LEAD EDB’S INCENTIVE POLICY RESPONSE IN LIGHT OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN THE GLOBAL TAX LANDSCAPE
    • Assess the impact of trends or new developments to Singapore and investments and assist in formulating EDB’s house view of global developments, and implications on EDB’s and Singapore’s priorities
    • Manage/coordinate team resources and design system workflows to handle high volume corporate engagement in anticipation of Singapore’s implementation of BEPS 2.0 measures.
    • Prepare client-facing teams for product and system updates to ensure operational continuity and business certainty.
  2. FORMULATE ADJUSTMENTS TO SINGAPORE’S ECONOMIC TOOLKIT
    • Monitor and identify gaps in Singapore’s economic competitiveness especially in relation to international developments in industry and investment incentives/measures and assist in formulating EDB’s house view on evolving risks and opportunities.
    • Lead policy thinking and product innovation, and engage both corporate and other government stakeholders on adjustments to Singapore’s economic toolkit and initiatives moving forward.
    • Drive market testing and performance tracking of new tools and initiatives.
  3. INTRODUCE NEW OPERATIONAL MODELS TO CATER TO EVOLVING INVESTOR PROFILE
    • Sharpen EDB’s product offerings and drive enhancements to business processes pertaining to the usage of incentive products
    • Investigate performance gaps to determine the contributory factors and root causes, and propose intervention measures to remediate performance gaps
    • Influence and partner internal stakeholders (e.g. IT, finance, business users) to ensure successful implementation of such measures

 

Requirements

We are looking for candidates who have the following experiences and attributes:

  • At least six years of working experience with strong business acumen
  • Familiarity and interest in current affairs on global developments impacting competition for foreign direct investments and domestic considerations impacting public policies
  • Exposure to international trade and tax issues, although not required, would be helpful
  • Strategic thinker with aptitude towards product positioning, design and systems thinking for outcomes and delivery, and analytical thinking to identifying trade-offs and for problem-solving
  • Strong project management and leadership skills with ability to lead cross-disciplinary teams and multiple workstreams
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Singaporean

We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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