Position Description

Deputy Manager, Strategic Planning, Policy & Research (Central, Up to $10K)
Job Code 17190
Job Placement Location Singapore
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The incumbent will be part of the Labour Movement think-tank, to contribute towards the well-being of workers. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team and oversee its resources, execution, and delivery/execution of the programme/movement.
  • Continually monitor the labour landscape, track changes, and identify trends, major shifts, and evolving expectations of the working population. 
  • Identify new and emerging labour market opportunities, issues and challenges in the local and Global environment. 
  • Perform evaluation and analysis, make appropriate short/long-term projections, and call-out for action in a timely manner. 
  • Lead in analysis/research projects and partnerships with Government agencies, in alignment with the strategic aims of the Company/Organization. 
  • Prepare and present strategy papers in alignment with the issues and future challenges facing the Labour Movement. 
  • Integrate research with ground-sensing and overarching national policies. 



  • Minimum Degree in a relevant field to strategic management, business and finance. 
  • At least 10 years in a mid-management role in planning and policy in a high impact dynamic organization, e.g. Economic Ministry, or Statutory board, GLC. 
  • Familiar with strategic visioning and planning projects and driving organizational improvements. 
  • Keen interest in current affairs, in tune with prevailing political, economic, and social trends. 
  • Familiar with conceptualizing and implementing research projects and engaging with Government agencies and research partners. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability. Ability to navigate ambiguity, think out of the box, challenge herd thinking, conceptualize and create practical and workable solutions. 
  • Outstanding communication skills, good facilitator, with high influencing power, able to facilitate group discussions to harness collective intellect and value. 
  • Strong organizational skills to plan and execute turn-key projects and bring to fruition.

Other Information:

  • Reporting to Director, Strategy.
  • Direct Reports: A team of 4.
  • Working Location: CBD.
  • Working Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Critical: Due to the organization's affirmed support and commitment to developing a Singaporean core, this role is only available to Singaporeans.

To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 17190.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Novita Tan at novita.tan@gmprecruit.com
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
GMP Recruitment Services (S) Pte Ltd | EA License: 09C3051 | EA Personnel: Novita Tan | Registration No: R1220374

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