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As the apex business chamber, SBF is committed to advocating key issues that impact the Singapore business community, helping enterprises develop capabilities and venture overseas.

We believe that our people are the driving force in helping the business community. We pride ourselves in developing our employees and are committed to creating a conducive work environment.

Interested applicants should send in their detailed resume stating why they are suitable for the role; their notice period; and expected salary to .

The following opportunities are now available:

SBF Global

As part of SBF GlobalConnect initiative to help companies venture overseas, we are hiring dynamic individuals to engage Singapore companies in the infrastructure sector and assist them to fulfil their internationalisation goals. We are looking for someone who has some knowledge of Singapore’s infrastructure sector and some experience of sustainable development projects in the region. Reporting to the Director and working with other team members, the candidate should be resourceful, results-driven, self-starter, an individual contributor as well as a team player.


Job Responsibilities

  • Formulate and implement the GlobalConnect@SBF’s (GC@SBF) Infrastructure programmes and projects, including strategic planning, engagement of Infrastructure key stakeholders and business community
  • Assess overseas infrastructure business opportunities and originate deals for Singapore businesses. Plan and execute the participation of Singapore businesses in overseas infrastructure projects. Develop and work closely with a network of in-market partners
  • Organise outreach events (online and offline) and activities with partners for focused countries & sectors, with the aim of matching demand with supply for infrastructure related projects
  • Develop, manage, and grow the database of regional and Singapore companies from relevant sectors for the development of infrastructure related value chain and community
  • Provide secretariat support and other necessary tasks for the SBF Infrastructure Committee and SBF management.


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or a relevant discipline is advantageous
  • At least 5 years of working experience, preferably with at least 3 years’ experience in sustainability development business, e.g. solar, electric vehicle, green buildings, or related industry
  • A good understanding of local and international business environment, especially in infrastructure projects, trends and developments
  • Relevant business exposure in China, Southeast Asia and / or South Asia would be an added advantage
  • Strong command of project / program development, business development, and budget control skills
  • Good analytical, consultation, planning, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • Willing to travel
  • Strong business acumen and mindset
  • Creative thinking and sound analytical skills
  • Good time management ability with strong multi-tasking capabilities

Planning team supports SBF Global in three key functions:

    (1) formulate and monitor progress of initiatives to advance SBF Global's objective,
    (2) ensure accurate, timely and smooth corporate KPI reporting and updates, and
    (3) enforce compliance and delivering of KPIs for Government Funded Program secured by SBF Global.
    The function of this role is to assist in corporate planning, corporate KPI and LEAD programme KPI reporting, managing the GlobalConnect@SBF Committee, as well as monitor and review grant usage to identify governance weaknesses.


Job Responsibilities

  • Formulate and monitor progress of initiatives to advance SBF Global's objective. This includes but not limited to: perform secretariat role for Eco-system Exco and Business Exco (Monthly Meeting), and track discussion progress for both Excos; analyse monthly rolling forecast and highlight financial risk.
  • Ensure accurate, timely and smooth corporate KPI reporting and updates. This includes but not limited to: 1H and Full Year Corporate KPI reporting; quarterly Management Reporting; SMM Dashboard Update (Weekly update).
  • Enforce compliance and delivering of KPIs for Government Funded Program secured by SBF Global. This includes but not limited to: conduct of GlobalConnect@SBF program’s yearly audit; ensure compliance on other Government Funded Programs secured by SBF Global.


Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree in any discipline
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in Corporate Strategy, Corporate Governance, Corporate Reporting and managing and communicating with high-level stakeholders. Some commercial or business development will be ideal.
  • Prefer background in chartered secretary, chartered accountancy, or internal audit in Government or Professional Services sector
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Display strong interest in facilitating Singapore companies to internationalise
  • Detail oriented and highly organised
  • Ability to analyse in-depth different complex issues and put forth actionable solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken; including ability and experience in engaging stakeholders
  • Keen sense of business acumen and experience in project management
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a team player

The Senior Manager will plan, oversee and organise projects, programs and business activities through effective research & analysis, marketing & PR, and coordination with all relevant parties for achieving SBF’s mission and vision, as well as the divisional objectives, which include:

  • Cover the assigned markets (China, Japan, Korea and other North Asia markets) and oversee the end-to-end process of identifying companies, account development, business development, project facilitation, deal origination, and stakeholders management (including foreign governments, trade offices, Singapore government and agencies)
  • Engage Singapore companies and develop deep understanding of company’s needs and operations for internationalisation projects, with the objective of helping the company to secure overseas sales and/or investments.
  • Organise business activities such as business missions and facilitate formation of Singapore companies’ participation in trade fairs
  • Strengthen SBF’s ties with relevant government agencies, various business associations and international organisations, especially in China, Japan and Korea
  • Create awareness and interest for business opportunities in China, Japan, Korea and other North Asia region
  • Advocate for the needs of Singapore companies in China and North Asia markets, while facilitate companies’ expansion to China, Japan, Korea and other North Asia region
  • Provide market research and intelligence input on the assigned market(s) or region


Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct research work, gather information on market trends, identify business opportunities and develop suitable programs and business activities (both online & offline) through effective research & analysis, marketing & PR, and coordination with all relevant parties for helping Singapore companies to gain market access and venture into China and North Asia markets.
  • Develop and organise various internationalisation business activities in China and North Asia markets, including international and national level trade fairs, high-level and regional forums and conferences, overseas market workshops, business missions, etc. in order to champion Singapore’s business voice and interests on key economic issues and challenges.
  • Prepare and provide to the management timely and high-quality action plans, budgets, marketing collateral, progressive updates, summary reports, suggestions for improvement, etc. before, during and after each project; ensure the fulfilment of departmental KPIs; prepare Annual/Quarterly/Monthly Reports and related financial forecasts; help improve the SOPs whenever & wherever needed.
  • Facilitate bilateral, multilateral and regional business council/committee meetings, prepare meeting materials and related reports, craft out meeting minutes, etc.
  • Build relationship with a group of dedicated business leaders who can support Global Business Division/China & North Asia’s mission.
  • Build relationship and collaboration with important stakeholders of local government, local TACs, foreign government, foreign TACs and partners.
  • Collaborate with team members, provide timely and constructive feedback and guidance to new comers/contactors/temp staffs for the successful execution and implementation of department projects & missions.
  • Handle any other ad-hoc responsibilities and duties assigned by the management of SBF.


Requirements

  • A good Degree preferably with at least 5 years’ experience in business development and/or marketing and event management
  • A good understanding of local and international business environments, and a good knowledge in economic and political trends in the relevant markets
  • Relevant working experience and business exposure in the China & North Asia countries would be an added advantage
  • Strong command of project/program development, project management and budget control skills
  • Good analytical, consultation, planning, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • Effectively bilingual, with good translation skills for business correspondences from English to Chinese and vice versa for the China region; fluency in a North Asian language would be an added advantage for the North Asia region to liaise with associates.
  • Willing to travel
  • Profit & Loss responsibility will be an advantage
  • Strong business acumen and mindset
  • Creative thinking and sound analytical skills
  • Good time management ability
  • Able to handle multiple tasks at any point of time
  • Able to work under stress and tight deadline
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Taking full accountability on projects assigned; follow-up on projects timely and proactively
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written); able to negotiate with vendors/service providers to ensure a successful, high-quality and cost-effective project execution; able to communicate with sponsors, speakers, event partners, etc. to ensure the smooth implementation of projects.
  • Detail-oriented with high standards on logistical & operational arrangements
  • Result-oriented with creative problem-solving skills

The Manager is given his/her own portfolio of geographic markets to oversee, with the objective of helping companies learn about international trade and investment opportunities and subsequently land their businesses in those markets. In addition to operationalising strategies, plans, programs, and activities aimed at building awareness and motivating action towards member companies' internationalisation efforts, the Manager also acts as a steward of specific segments of the division’s ecosystem of stakeholders. S/he is expected to participate in organization-wide and/or department projects.


Job Responsibilities

  • Initiate and conduct knowledge acquisition exercises on markets, and present key findings in formats (writing in narrative) that can be easily disseminated and understood by member companies. Research may include secondary (e.g. desktop reviews) or primary (e.g. in-market studies) research methods with extensive travelling expected.
  • Assist in the synthesis of market knowledge into actionable responses through the design of programs and/or communication modes for sustained engagements with member companies
  • Design activities and manage stakeholder expectations in order to ensure successful execution of those activities aimed at building awareness of portfolio markets, and/or motivating action by member companies. Activities include, but are not limited to: Symposiums, Business Forums, Roundtables, Seminars/ Webinars, Workshops, outgoing Study Trips, and also direct conversations.
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders; and provide administrative support where required. Identified stakeholders include, but are not limited to: Business Councils, Business Groups, Trade Associations and Chambers in Singapore/overseas.
  • Appreciate the financial model on which SBF activities are built on and be able to exercise proper cost control for activities carried out
  • Manage team members to ensure projects are carried out according to plan and schedule


Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree in any discipline
  • Foreign language skills that are relevant to market are preferred
  • Ability to communicate (speak) with Senior Business people
  • Good understanding of business processes and organisational disciplines
  • Ability to assess business performance and strategies through such means as basic analyses of financial reports
  • Sensitive to situational factors impacting internationalising businesses such as political issues, social developments, and environmental concerns
  • At least two years in a for-profit organisation required; at least 5 years of experience with progressive responsibilities preferred
  • Inquisitive, open to new ideas, a self-starter who is adaptable to new situations and able to multitask
  • Respectful of cultural, political, and socio-economic differences and diversity, and can manage communications and participate in collaborations effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good management skills in operational aspects of teams
  • Extensive travelling is expected (subject to further notice)

The Advisory and Operations team supports SBF Global in three key functions: (1) Resolve Singapore business community’s enquiries on overseas expansion received through GlobalConnect@SBF email, hotline, and GlobalConnect@SBF Hub; (2) Serve as a brand ambassador of SBF Global by curating and managing events that deliver superior client experience and; (3) Administration. The function of this role is (1) to manage SBF Global’s events on project basis, (2) to lead the administration SBF Global’s financial and administrative processes, and (3) to attend to walk-in enquirers.


Job Responsibilities

1.Curate and manage SBF Global events for excellent customer experience.
    This includes but not limited to:
  • Leading discussions with internal departments to understand requirements and details of SBF Global events, providing professional input as appropriate
  • Planning and organising SBF Global events with attention to resource, financial and time constraints and interfacing in line with budgetary controls.
  • Ensuring that events are conducted with the standards befitting the SBF Global brand.
  • Collating and preparing post-event reports.
2. Resolve Singapore business community’s enquiries on overseas expansion received through GlobalConnect@SBF email, hotline, and GlobalConnect@SBF Hub.
    This includes but not limited to:
  • Work with enquirers to identify types of assistance required to bring their business overseas.
  • Provide enquirers with relevant information to fulfil their needs, and/or to connect enquirers with partners who can fulfil those needs.
  • Ensure that enquiries are resolved within Service Level Agreement and enquirers are satisfied with the services rendered.
  • Ensure enquiries are properly recorded.


Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree in any discipline, or at least 3 to 5 years of experience in customer facing role.
  • Working experiences stationed in overseas market will be a useful advantage.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Display strong interest in facilitating Singapore companies to internationalise
  • Keen sense of business acumen and experience in project management
  • Detail oriented and highly organised
  • Ability to analyse in-depth different complex issues and put forth actionable solutions
  • 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 are hiring dynamic individuals to cover ASEAN markets, in particular Malaysia and Thailand. Reporting to the Director ASEAN and working with other team members, the candidate should be resourceful, results-driven, self-starter, an individual contributor as well as a team player, who would carry out the following job duties in his/her assigned markets. These positions are based in Singapore and the candidate will need to travel regularly to the assigned markets.


Job Responsibilities

  • To cover the assigned market/s (ASEAN) and oversee the end-to-end process of identifying companies, account development, business development, project facilitation, deal origination, and stakeholders management (foreign governments, trade offices, Singapore government)
  • Cultivate strategic relationships and build trust with key company executives
  • Engage Singapore companies and develop deep understanding of company’s needs and operations for internationalisation projects, with the objective of helping the company to secure overseas sales and/or investments (“Market-push”).
  • Identify, negotiate, and structure overseas project opportunities (through “Market-pull” opportunities and platform projects) to secure “win-win” outcomes for Singapore companies.
  • Build sound understanding of regional markets/ global industry and business trends, and its implications to the Singapore companies.
  • Provide Market Research and Intelligence input on the assigned market or region and highlight the implications (Opportunities/Challenges).

Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree in any discipline
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience for Market Specialist role and at least 7 to 10 years for Country Head, preferably in a business industry, and/or in sales, business development, managing key accounts and driving successful projects and internationalisation outcomes.
  • A strong interest and passion in facilitating Singapore companies to internationalise.
  • Able to work with a wide spectrum of Singapore companies (large and SMEs)
  • Actual Working, Residence and / or Business / Travel experiences in your assigned market will be a useful advantage.
  • A strong understanding of local and international business environment, as well as economic and political trends that impact doing business in your assigned market
  • Enthusiasm and Strong Willingness to travel to your assigned market
  • Familiarity with the business landscape of ASEAN countries.
  • 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
  • Fluency in your assigned market’s language will be a bonus but not critical
  • Ability to handle cross cultural challenges
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a team player

Jobs & Skills


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and work directly with companies to provide advisory on business transformation, present findings, propose solutions and assist in the project implementation
  • Responsible for project and client management
  • Oversee a team of junior ITAs towards achieving or exceeding goals, objectives, activities, revenue targets and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Responsible for outreach activities to meet JDP PO objectives
  • Build relationship and collaboration with important stakeholders of Government, TACs, Eco-system partners and business community in Singapore


Requirements

  • A good Degree with at least 10 - 15 years of business experience and at least 5 years at the management level
  • A strong and demonstrated track record in consulting or experienced in industry
  • Demonstrate high levels of technical and professional knowledge to keep up with the current developments, trends in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge
  • A good understanding of government policies, incentives, local and international business environment (for e.g. economic and political trends) that impact business
  • Proficiency in delivering business report to presenting solutions and managing the project implementation with clients
  • Well-developed core consulting skills of research, analysis, planning, presentation, negotiation, communication (written and spoken), presentation, facilitation skills and customer relationship skills
  • Exceptional in problem solving skills – an analytical, innovative, and creative mindset
  • Aptitude to grasp new concepts and effectively produce results
  • Resourceful, results-driven, self-starter, able to work independently
  • Strong leadership skills and able to self-direct and be an independent contributor to the team


Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for conducting relevant research, data analysis and deliver business reports
  • Assist team lead to work closely with clients in identifying business opportunities, developing solutions proposal, and participating in delivering the projects
  • Responsible in the participation of industry market and focus group studies
  • Maintain client relationships and outreach activities to meet JDP PO objectives
  • Build relationship and collaboration with important stakeholders of Government, TACs, Eco-system partners and business community in Singapore


Requirements

  • A good Degree with at least 5 - 8 years of business experience
  • Experience in the domain of consultancy, advisory or leading industry transformation project is an advantage
  • Demonstrate high levels of technical and professional knowledge to keep up with the current developments, trends in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge
  • A good understanding of government policies, incentives, local and international business environment (for e.g. economic and political trends) that impact business
  • Well-developed core consulting skills of research, analysis, planning, presentation, negotiation, communication (written and spoken), presentation, facilitation skills and customer relationship skills
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player with high level of motivation willing to take on initiatives and learn independently
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Experience in project management and delivering of projects

SBF has been appointed as the Program Manager for WSG’s SGUnited Traineeship and mid-career Pathways programmes. The objective of the SGUnited programmes is to help find traineeship opportunities for fresh graduates and flatten the unemployment curve for mid-career individuals.

Our role is to handle the end-to end application and disbursement of grants. We have different sub-groups within the team

1. Applications - Enquiry, processing the applications

2. Onboarding - Enquiry, prepare Letter of Offer, keeping track of trainees onboarding the programme

3. Maintaining Database - For keeping track and management reporting

4. Disbursement of Claims - Enquiry, processing of claims


Requirements

  • A Degree or Diploma in Business
  • Proficient in MS office especially in Excel
  • Have an eye for detail and be analytical
  • Strong drive, proactive self-starter with creative mind
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and multi-task
  • Results-oriented and good teamwork
  • Good inter-personal skills with a pleasant personality
  • Able to start work immediately or within short notice

The Human Resources Project Manager (HRPM) is expected to facilitate job matching between companies with manpower in demand and companies with excess manpower. He/she will be based at a Trade Association and Chamber (TAC) including the Singapore Business Federation (SBF); and will work with other TACs as well as government agencies such as WSG and e2i. This is a full-time contract-for-service role ending on 2 June 2021


Job Responsibilities

  • 1) Aggregate manpower demand from companies
    • Collate job vacancies and mid-career opportunities across companies for experienced hires
    • Gather relevant information on these positions, such as job description, designation, qualification, salary range, period available, whether it is a permanent or temporary position, and terms of contract, etc
  • 2) Aggregate manpower supply from companies
    • Collate the number of workers across companies or within the industry that are available for hire, either on a temporary or permanent basis
    • Gather insights on the profile of workers, such as qualifications, skills, years of experience
    • Be familiar with MOM’s guidelines and rules on managing excess manpower and instances where MOM needs to be notified, and provide advice to companies on this where necessary
  • 3) Assume coordinating and advisory role in the job matching process
    • Identify and facilitate potential job matches between companies
    • Work with TAC partners, WSG and e2i to support intra-sector and cross-sector job matching
    • Organise and report sector overview from information collated in (1) and (2)
    • Identify and recommend appropriate training programmes and government schemes for redeployment training when skill gaps are identified, especially for cross-sector matching
  • 4) Advise companies on talent attraction for better success in job matching
    • Assist companies in drafting job descriptions
    • Guide companies in identifying relevant qualifications, knowledge, skills and competencies required for job vacancies
    • Be familiar with government schemes that provide support for the hiring and training/redeployment of workers, and provide advisory to companies on relevant schemes that they can tap on
  • 5) Any other duties as assigned.


Requirements

  • A Degree or Diploma in Business/Human Resource Management
  • At least 7-8 years of experience in Human Resource functions or in management positions
  • Experience in talent attraction
  • Understand employment regulations
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Passionate about helping jobseekers and local companies

Marketing & Corporate Communications

Reporting to the Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications, the incumbent will be part of a team and assist in the planning, development, and implementation of all SBF’s corporate and marketing communications, including public relations activities.


Requirements

  • 1) Corporate Communications
  • • Assist in articulating SBF’s vision, mission, value proposition and organisational objectives to shape perception and the image of the Federation, befitting its stature as an apex business chamber
    • Assist in key message development and corporate storytelling, including content development, drafting of talking points and thought leadership articles/pieces.
    • Provide strategic communications counsel to internal stakeholders on all communication-related issues.
    • Develop corporate materials, including SBF’s annual reports, corporate presentations and brochures, and corporate videos.
    • Custodian of SBF’s corporate identity and communication platforms.
    • Assist in crisis communications planning and management for the organisation.
  • 2) Media
  • • Cultivate and enhance media engagements through active story pitching to the media.
    •Draft and edit speeches, media statements and all-related media engagement materials.
    • Curate communication materials, including media release and factsheets.
    • Manage press briefings, interviews, and media queries, and ensure timely response to media and follow ups.
    • Provide communications counsel and support for media events and activities to internal stakeholders in SBF.
  • 3) Marketing Communications
  • • Assist to develop and leverage digital and print communication platforms to raise awareness of SBF and its products and services among its members and target audience(s).
    • Evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of SBF’s communication channels and develop new ones to engage our target audience(s).
    • Supervise the creation/production of EDMs, manage and update SBF’s social media and corporate website, and optimise the connectivity of our digital and online communication platforms so that we can reach our target audience(s) more effectively.


Requirements

  • A good Degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Business, or other relevant qualification.
  • More than 6 years of relevant experience in corporate communications or public relations.
  • Experienced in media relations with proven track record of pitching to the media.
  • Experienced in integrated communications, including social media management and digital marketing communications.
  • Proficiency in English with excellent writing, presentation, and project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to engage a wide spectrum of external and internal stakeholders, including government agencies and cross-functional teams.
  • Able to work under pressure managing multiple projects within tight deadlines.
  • Independent, self-driven and a team player.
  • Strong work ethics and able to provide guidance to team members.

Membership & TAC Engagement and Digital Technology Services

The incumbent will assist in managing the Digital Transformation initiatives. S/he will drive the transformation from the business perspectives and is responsible for driving the overall Digital Transformation Initiative.


Job Responsibilities

  • Implement the Digital Transformation Roadmap for SBF
  • Serve as the secretariat and the critical point of contact between all the stakeholders in the Digital Transformation Team
  • Ensure that deliverables, objectives and outcomes of the project(s) are achieved as specified, within timescales, to budget and agreed quality standards
  • Lead project meetings and facilitate workshops as required, producing & presenting written and oral reports/management information to Senior Management and other groups as appropriate
  • Identify, document, analyse and, if required, challenge internal & external customer requirements, ensuring the project meets business needs / strategic aims
  • Interact closely with business users and IT to set priorities, resolve conflicts and hold teams accountable for deliverables
  • Undertake detailed project planning & documentation (defining project deliverables, success criteria, benefits management, dependencies, change control, risk management) including escalating risks & issues as required
  • Closely monitor project progress, performance and quality, including evaluation and benefits realisation
  • Identify user / customer training needs and ensure appropriate training is provided


Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree and with project management certification and experience is ideal
  • Have at least 8 years of relevant working experience
  • Ability to apply project and programme management disciplines in a flexible manner appropriate to complex change programmes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills and relationship management, including ability to engage, communicate with, influence and negotiate with senior management and stakeholders
  • Persuasion and negotiating skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workloads and demonstrate flexibility
  • Advisory skills including ability to analyse, trouble-shoot, support, challenge and advise other project and programme managers - High level influencing and stakeholder management skills with the ability to operate effectively in a complex organisation
  • Experience of successfully managing and monitoring medium to large-scale projects through all stages of project life-cycle
  • Experience of managing multiple projects at different stages, concurrently
  • Experience of managing and working on complex cross functional projects and project teams (e.g. IT and service provision)
  • Experience of managing, mitigating and reviewing project risks & issues
  • Appreciation of the latest technology trends in a business environment would be an added advantage

We are seeking a dynamic individual with strong IT infrastructure, problem solving and analytical skills to join us. You will be involved in project management and lead IT infrastructure project. You will be part of a dynamic team involved in the design, implementation and maintenance of the system infrastructure solution.


Job Responsibilities

          • Preparation of Project Management Plan, project related technical document and management reports
          • Review, manage, and recommend best IT practices/ processes/ service management techniques and maintain documentations, as and when applicable
          • Good experience in IT INFRA Operation and Project Management
            • Manage the implementation of network and infrastructure related projects
            • Provide IT Network/Infrastructure leadership and input
          • Assist user in the preparation of guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to the systems.
            •Provide technical consultation (i.e. market research and feasibility studies) to Users on new technologies.


Requirements

          • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology
          • Preferably 3-5 years working experience in managing ICT projects preferably with involvement throughout the entire project lifecycle
          • At least 5 years of hands-on Infrastructure experience
          • Preferably with Networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
          • Shall have good working knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:
            • Network design LANs, WAN, TCP/IP, Virtualisation
            • Wireless Communication Systems
            •Infrastructure to support ICT equipment

The Project Manager will assist in the work towards SBF’s digital transformation in the areas of IT application systems, specifically in the areas of websites, portals, digital marketing systems and association management systems.

You will be responsible to manage the project for the implementation of the IT application system or services and ensure it meets the business operation goals.

You are a decisive and driven individual who takes a proactive approach to analyze business requirements with stakeholders and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. You will need to be a capable project manager with project management knowledge as well as a good communicator.


Job Responsibilities

          • Identify, conceptualise, innovate and perform feasibility study of new or improved IT systems to support user’s business needs, improve current work operations and introduce new innovative IT services.
          • Plan and lead the development of the business case as well as the budget for the IT systems.
          • Manage and execute the procurement of IT systems and services in a timely manner.
          • Oversee the design, development, integration and implementation of IT systems, technology services and integration of application system across different platforms.
          • Ensure that projects are executed based on the project plan to meet identified business needs, within agreed parameters of cost, duration and quality.
          • Engage and manage the vendors to deliver IT solutions and services.
          • Identify, manage and mitigate potential project risks and its implication to the organisation.
          • Manage the vendors and contracts on the maintenance and support of the IT application system and services.
          • Ensure the application system design comply with the IT management and security policy and standards etc.


Requirements

          • A Degree in Information Technology.
          • Minimum of 3 years of experience in IT project management or related positions.
          • Good knowledge of application development methodologies and implementation.
          • Possess experience in managing the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
          • Possess experience in managing vendor and contracts for application maintenance supports and services.
          • Candidates with relevant Industry certifications would be preferred.
          • Good interpersonal and communication skills to manage relevant stakeholders.
          • Posses strong sense of responsibility, initiative and resourcefulness as well as keen interest in problem-solving.
          • Able to work independently in a team.


Job Responsibilities

You will be a key member of the Membership and TAC Engagement Division, assisting the Executive Director to oversee, develop and drive major initiatives to enhance engagement with members of the Federation through the various outreach channels. Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be required to:

          • Lead and manage the initiatives and operations of the TAC engagement team
          • Lead in working closely with key partners, which are the TACs, SBF members and stakeholders to identify their interests and needs to develop relevant outreach strategies, channels, programmes and initiatives
          • Develop and manage the TAC-related initiatives eg TAC Alliance community, conferences and other activities.
          • Establish, manage and strengthen relationships with partners and stakeholders, to build up the SBF’s business community and ecosystem for better collaboration
          • Handle any other responsibilities and duties that may be assigned to you from SBF from time to time


Requirements

          • Degree in Business or a relevant discipline
          • At least 10 years of relevant working experience in the private or public sector, especially in the areas of business operations or IT or IT-related functions, 4 of which should be in a supervisory position
          • Excellent qualitative, quantitative and problem-solving skills
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to express complex issues simply and logically
          • Proactive and possess the drive and resourcefulness to come up with innovative solutions/recommendations and operationalising the solutions/recommendations
          • A collaborative mindset with the ability to bring various parties together to achieve results
          • Results-oriented with multi-tasking capabilities
          • Ability to drive organisational wide projects
          • Proficient in organizing forums, seminars, workshops and roundtable discussions
          • Prior experience working in/with government agencies such as ESG, SSG, etc would be an added advantage

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations. We represent some 27,200 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.

In 2017, a Trade Association and Chamber (TAC) Alliance was formed to unify Singapore-based TACs, working together as strategic partners and collaborators to further the interests of members and facilitate the growth of the business community.

SBF’s TAC Engagement team develops and drives active engagement programmes with TAC Alliance partners and supports major initiatives to enhance engagement with members of SBF through various outreach channels. To build up SBF’s business community and ecosystem, TAC Engagement establishes and deepens relationships with stakeholders and fosters collaboration through important initiatives for the TAC sector.

The team also manages the SBF Rising in Support of Enterprises (RISE) Programme, an SBF initiative to help companies tide over the challenges arising from COVID-19 and push on with transformation efforts in preparation for economic recovery.

Reporting to the Deputy Director and working with the Executive Director of the Membership & TAC Engagement Division, as well as other SBF senior management and staff, the ideal candidate should be resourceful, results-driven, a self-starter, and excel as an individual contributor as well as a team player, who would carry out the job duties below.


Job Responsibilities

                    • 1. Build relationships with TAC secretariat and leaders, and key stakeholders
                      • • Promote and create awareness of SBF’s services and programmes with and through TAC Alliance members as well as other TACs.
                        • Establish, manage and strengthen relationships with TAC secretariat and leaders, and key stakeholders in support of TAC-related initiatives and growth strategies.
                        •Identify potential trends, challenges, opportunities and insights arising from meetings and discussions to recommend actionable initiatives for the development of the TAC community
                        •Support and participate in key forums and platforms that drive the development of TACs
                    • 2. Organise TAC collaborative meetings and events
                      • • Work with TAC partners and other stakeholders to organise and support TAC collaborative meetings, and flagship and ancillary events for TACs, that may involve key political leaders (e.g. briefings on Budget, strategic planning events, symposiums, networking events, courtesy visits).
                        • Provide secretariat support for the TAC Alliance
                    • 3. Manage or Support TAC initiatives
                      • • Conceptualise, develop, obtain buy-in and execute TAC initiatives (e.g. dialogues, seminars, workshops, education programmes, polls, special reports) to uplift the capabilities of the TAC sector.
                        • Support the administration of the SBF RISE Programme.
                      • 4. Administration and other support
                        • • Maintain the TAC contact database for both council/board and secretariat levels.
                          • Provide administrative or logistics support at SBF events from time to time.
                          • Undertake any other adhoc work as assigned by the Deputy Director of TAC Engagement or Executive Director of the Membership & TAC Engagement Division, where required.


Requirements

                        • A good bachelor’s degree in Business or a relevant discipline.
                        • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in the private or public sector, preferably with at least 2 years’ experience in trade associations or chambers or the not-for-profit sector.
                        • Prior experience in programme administration will be an advantage.
                        • A good understanding of working with government agencies and/or grants.
                        • Proficient in MS Office, especially in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
                        • Excellent qualitative, quantitative and problem-solving skills.
                        • Able to manage a high volume of work with good prioritisation and multi-tasking capabilities.
                        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to express complex issues and ideas simply and logically to internal and external stakeholders.
                        • Proactive and possess the drive and resourcefulness to innovate daily operations and processes.
                        • Collaborative mindset with the ability to bring various parties together to achieve a win-win outcome.
                        • Strong interpersonal skills with a pleasant personality.
                        • Have an eye for detail.
                        • Able to work well with tight deadlines.
                        • Resourceful, results-driven, and a self-starter.
                        • Excel as an individual contributor as well as a team player.

SBF’s Trade Associations and Chambers (TAC) Engagement team develops and drives active engagement programmes with TAC Alliance partners and supports major initiatives to enhance engagement with members of SBF through various outreach channels. To build up SBF’s business community and ecosystem, TAC Engagement establishes and deepens relationships with stakeholders and fosters collaboration through important initiatives for the TAC sector.

The team also manages the SBF Rising in Support of Enterprises (RISE) Programme, a new SBF initiative to help companies tide over the challenges arising from COVID-19 and push on with transformation efforts in preparation for economic recovery.

Reporting to the Deputy Director and working with the Executive Director of the Membership & TAC Engagement Division, as well as other SBF senior management and staff, the ideal candidate should be resourceful, results-driven, a self-starter, and excel as an individual contributor as well as a team player, who would carry out the job duties below.


Job Responsibilities

                        • Work with TAC partners and other stakeholders to organise and support TAC collaborative meetings, events and projects
                        • Assist with planning, preparation and marketing of TAC initiatives to uplift the capabilities of the TAC sector
                        • Maintain the central database for the SBF RISE Programme, and liaise with SBF divisions and TAC partners to maintain the list of qualifying activities and programme partners
                        • Track and process RISE applications from SBF members, and prepare and provide analysis in management reports on the RISE Programme
                        • Liaise with applicants on the details and outcome of their applications, and coordinate with Finance on approved applications for reimbursement to applicants
                        • Handle enquiries on applications and the SBF RISE Programme, and manage the RISE email accounts
                        • Drive marketing of the SBF RISE Programme
                        • Maintain proper records of applications, supporting documents and enquiries; coordinate and enhance administrative processes; and provide administrative support for discussions on TAC Engagement initiatives or related matters
                        • Provide administrative or logistics support at SBF events from time to time, and undertake any other adhoc work as assigned by the Deputy Director of TAC Engagement or Executive Director of Division


Requirements

                          • Preferably a good bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of experience in an administrative role
                          • Prior experience in programme administration, marketing and/or account management will be an advantage
                          • Proficient in MS Office, especially in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
                          • Good ability to produce creative content such as simple videos, infographics, etc. and hands-on experience in content management will be an advantage
                          • Good verbal and written communication skills
                          • Able to communicate both operational and complex ideas to internal and external stakeholders
                          • Strong interpersonal skills with a pleasant personality
                          • Have an eye for detail and be analytical
                          • Ability to work well under tight deadlines
                          • Resourceful, results-driven, and a self-starter
                          • Excel as an individual contributor as well as a team player

Strategy & Development

The primary purpose and function of this job is to assist the Director, Strategic Planning & Sustainable Employment Programme Office on the following:

                              • Drive SBF’s annual and long-term strategic and corporate planning process to ensure that SBF achieves its objectives. This includes conducting environment scans and identifying important trends in the business sector and trade association and chamber space, making recommendations on the focus of each planning exercise, etc.
                              • Obtain focus on SBF’s re-positioned role through regular monitoring of key projects and workplans, to ensure that SBF is on track to achieve its re-positioning to increase its value to its members.
                              • Co-ordinate the organisation’s regular management reporting to our Council.
                              • Review SBF’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) & increase the visibility of SBF’s achievements on its KPIs to better articulate our value to our stakeholders and members.
                              • Handle any other responsibilities and duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

                                • A good degree in Business, Economics or a relevant discipline.
                                • 2-7 years of relevant working experience in corporate planning, KPI setting, corporate management reporting and business-related research, preferably in a commercial organisation or an economic-based government agency.
                                • A good understanding of the needs and concerns of businesses and trade associations and chambers, and a passion for helping these two sectors.
                                • Good in statistics, MS-Excel and statistical software.
                                • Candidates with practical experience in data analytics will have an advantage.
                                • Strong analytical and communication (i.e. verbal and written) skills and an attention to detail.
                                • A keen learner and proactive self-starter, with a willingness to work across a number of subject areas.
                                • Results-oriented with multi-tasking capabilities.
                                • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve results.
                                • Able to work well in a team as well as an individual contributor.

Interested applicants should send in their detailed resume stating why they are suitable for the role; their notice period; and expected salary to .

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