Job Information
Company
Singapore Business Federation

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is the apex business chamber that champions the interests of the Singapore business community in trade, investment and industrial relations. It represents 25,800 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers, that contribute significantly to the Singapore economy. 

Established on 1 April 2002 by the SBF Act, all Singapore registered companies with a share capital of S$0.5 million and above are members of SBF.

Its formation was to foster a more comprehensive organisation and representation of the business community’s interests in Singapore and abroad. 

As the apex business chamber, SBF presents a strong collective voice that:

  • Acts as the bridge between the business community and government in Singapore to create and enhance a conducive business environment
  • Represents the business community in bilateral, regional and multilateral fora for the purpose of promoting trade expansion and business networking in Singapore and abroad
  • Helps companies build competitiveness and resilience through capacity building initiatives and services

As Business Voice & Value Creator, SBF is committed to advocating key issues that impact the Singapore business community, helping enterprises develop capabilities and venture overseas.

Recruitment Staff
Sock Joo Tan
Language: English
Job Information
Country Head, North America
Business development
Business Strategy
Strategic Planning & Advisory

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To lead and develop the SBF Global Connect strategy for North America in close consultation with Management team
  • To help Singapore companies find business partners and opportunities in North America
  • Provide advisory/ consultancy to Singapore companies looking to expand into North America and to help them close commercial contracts
  • To develop a database of business opportunities and partners.
  • Build partnerships and collaboration with local stakeholders of Government, partners and business community in North America
  • Provision of regular market insights and updates to Singapore companies interested in North America

Job Experience, Functional Knowledge and Qualifications

  • A good Degree, with at last 10 years of working experience in Business Development, Marketing, Sales or Operations relating to North America
  • A good understanding of local and international business environment, as well as economic and political trends
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Prior work experience, residence and / or business / business travel experiences in North America will be an advantage

Competencies

  • Good analytical, strategic, consultation, planning, negotiation, communication (verbal & written), presentation, project facilitation and customer relationship skills
  • Resourceful, results-driven, self-starter, able to work independently and a strong team player
  • Ability to handle cross cultural challenges
  • Good Leadership skill

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs

Work Type
Pay by Month - USD $5,500 ~ 6,000
Preferred Job Type
Either On-Site or Remote
Los Angeles, California
Expected Admission Quota
1 ~ 3 person
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