Account Manager, DISG
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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 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.
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About DISG The Digital Industry Singapore (DISG) office is a joint office comprising officers from EDB, ESG and IMDA. DISG will drive job creation, capability building, enterprise development and internationalization across key local and international digital enterprises. The role of DISG will be to oversee Singapore’s efforts in industrializing digital, which is the building up of supply-side companies in the digital industry vertical. The work of digitalizing industries will be driven by the respective sector leads as part of the Industry Digitalization Plans.
In this role, your responsibilities will includes
(a) Support and Lead Account Management Activities
Support Account Managers and lead in the planning and execution of account management activities for portfolio of companies in the end-to-end process of account development, project negotiation and execution and client servicing
Gain deep understanding of clients, their needs, operations and structure to implement and execute client engagement strategies
Support client engagement, project negotiation and servicing outcomes; these can include company-level analysis, preparing relevant materials (e.g. proposals for partnership/ investment opportunities, talking points for meetings, addressing information requests, reporting needs), incentive processing, developing solutions, drafting contracts and project monitoring
Activate relevant resources and expertise (in EDB/ government/ ecosystem partners) to support client engagement activities
(b) Market Analysis
Uncover new economic opportunities in areas such as Web 3.0, Quantum.
Lead and undertake ad-hoc competitive analysis (e.g. market/ sector-based, trends) to augment client engagement strategies
Identify trends/ observations across sector and recommend and put forth solutions in response to issues faced by clients or potential impact on them
Provide inputs where relevant to appropriate teams in EDB and/or rest of Singapore government on policies or product/ service development (e.g. in incentive design, resource negotiation)
1-3 years of experience, preferably with the Digital industry sector, and/or in business development, managing key accounts and driving successful project and investment outcomes with similar client profile
Ability to analyse in-depth different complex issues and put forth actionable solutions
Keen sense of business acumen and experience in project management
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken; including ability and experience in engaging stakeholders
Self-motivated and positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a team player
We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an outcome within 8 weeks of application date.
Advertised: Singapore Standard Time 08 Jul 2022
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
30 Dec 2022