Lead / Senior Lead, Business Environment

Economic Development Board | Date Posted: 20-Sep-2018
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Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

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.

You will have the opportunity to engage with the business community, and work with various government agencies and internal divisions. You will report to Head, Business Environment.


In this role, your responsibilities will include:

Incentive products development & administration

  • Review, enhance and manage a suite of incentive products to ensure governance and competitiveness
  • Provide advice and work with internal stakeholders to co-solution incentive approach for their projects

Policy governance & competitiveness monitoring  

  • Manage internal budget allocations for economic development initiative
  • Keep abreast of international developments that impact competitiveness, primarily but not limited to, developments in various incentives/measures to encourage investments and/or trade
  • Analyse and assessing the impact of such developments and their relevance to Singapore, as well as formulating responses for internal and ministry stakeholders

Business process re-engineering & IT systems development

  • Review business processes pertaining to the usage of BE’s products
  • Provide recommendation to streamline and improve processes
  • Work with internal stakeholders (IT, users, etc.) to develop and implement system projects


To meet the challenges of this role, you must be a Singapore Citizen and have/be:

  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience, preferably in any of the areas mentioned above though experience in other areas can be considered as well
  • Open-minded to opportunities to work across any combination of the areas mentioned above
  • Interest in current affairs, especially on global developments on trade and tax issues
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and systems thinking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Degree in any discipline  

We regret to inform only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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