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Senior Associate/ Manager, HROD - Talent Management (1+1 year contract)

Apply Now Work type: Contract, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Corporate Development

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 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.


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


About Human Resources & Organization Development - Talent Management & Workday Implementation


You will be part of a dynamic Human Resources (HR) division that formulates and implements people and digital initiatives to support business strategies and maximize the potential of our employees. This specific opening is for the Talent Management team, which is responsible for conceiving, designing and implementing progressive talent management and career development policies and initiatives for EDB. You will also be an integral member of the inter-disciplinary team in HR that is implementing Workday HCM for EDB. A key focus for the team is on developing solutions that integrate the digital and physical workflows and experiences.


Your key responsibilities are, but not limited to:

  1. Refine and implement EDB’s feedback tools (e.g. 360-Degree Feedback Survey) organisation-wide in support of career development of our officers
  2. Undertake data analysis from the roll-out of the feedback tools to inform capability development needs across levels in the organisation
  3. Support the review and enhancement of EDB’s competencies and job profiles, taking into consideration evaluation of roles and responsibilities, ingestion into Workday system and its impact on HR levers
  4. Administer external postings of officers which includes case management, liaising with stakeholders involved and knowledge management
  5. Involved in Workday implementation across the life cycle of the project, including design/configuration, testing and deployment phases
  6. Develop and implement solutions to integrate digital and physical (online/offline) workflows and experiences for Workday, taking into consideration EDB’s operating context and change management requirements
  7. Partner with various functional teams (e.g. HR, IT) on process improvements, system migration and delivery


The successful candidate should have/be:

  • Has talent management or HR operations experience, specifically in running 360-degree feedback exercises, and supporting career movements in organisation
  • Familiar with Workday systems and workflows, or has end-to-end systems implementation experience
  • Ability to understand and explain key HRIS issues and address stakeholder requirements
  • Highly analytical with demonstrated ability to develop solutions
  • Able to understand multiple/ differing perspectives from stakeholders, translate into addressable needs and put forth recommended solutions
  • Structured, meticulous and thorough in follow-through
  • An independent, self-motivated person with a collaborative mindset
  • Is a good team player
  • Singaporean


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

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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