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Senior Manager (International Relations), International Policy & Engagement

This role leads the International Relations function of SBF, working closely with the Singapore business community to develop and forward its interests with respect to cross-border trade and investment policies and regulations at international platforms such as the APEC Business Advisory Council, International Chambers of Commerce (ICC), Business 20, World Trade Organisation, East Asia Business Council, and Asia Business Summit. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Investigate issues of concern and interests to the Singapore business community, co-create solutions and champion them at international platforms, particularly in relation to trade and investment.
  • Develop policy positions and formalise these through written papers and presentations.
  • Take part and coordinate with participating business leaders as the focal point for the Singapore delegation at international conferences and summits such as the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), International Chambers of Commerce (ICC), Business 20, World Trade Organisation (WTO), East Asia Business Council (EABC), and Asia Business Summit (ABS).
  • Coordinate and maintain the relationship with business leaders and other partners in the Singapore business community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirement:

  • A degree with at least 5 years of working experience, with experience in advocating for the interests of companies on overcoming the barriers in international trade policies and regulations in the areas of trade and investment, trade in services, digital economy, customs and trade facilitation, and trade finance.
  • A good understanding of Singapore companies’ interests and concerns with respect to the above-mentioned topics.
  • Good analytical, planning, consultation, communication and facilitation skills.
  • Results-oriented with multi-tasking capabilities.
  • Strong drive and proactive self-starter.
  • Able to work well in a team and as an individual contributor.
  • Able to travel frequently.

Note: Position offered will be commensurate with experience.