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Executive Director


The Executive Director of the British Chamber will be responsible for driving the strategic themes and in-year
implementation of the Chamber strategy. The individual will be responsible for leading a dynamic Chamber
team, responding to members and business community and executing the overarching objective of the
Chamber.

 

The individual will report to the President of British Chamber and work closely with the Board and
Executive Committee.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

 

  • Strong leadership with ability to collate feedback, actively listen, and implement into operation of the Chamber, including:
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with BritCham Members, Sponsors, Business Groups and the Board
    • Develop an appropriate advocacy approach in close collaboration with BritCham’s President and the External Affairs Committee
    • Demonstrate robust stakeholder engagement at C-Suite
    • Represent the Chamber at external forums, local and international Business Communities as the voice of the Chamber
    • Lead Executive team with clear objectives
    • Support members and deliver value to businesses

 

  • Execute Chamber strategy and operations with focus on:
    • Strengthen Membership and Sponsorship with focus on healthy cashflow
    • Design, coordinate and deliver quality Events
    • Effective communication of Chamber strategy with Board, ExCo and Members
    • Implement in-year plan of agreed strategy with Chamber Board
    • Design and develop new revenue streams from membership, sponsorship, events and advertising
    • Maintain strong relationships with the Chamber Board, sponsors, member companies, the British High Commission, the Department for International Trade, the Singapore Business Federation as well as other key Singapore stakeholders
    • Closely liaise with the ASEAN based British Chambers and maintain and develop productive exchange and collaboration for the benefit of BritCham members
    • Increasing the element of British and Singapore links and relations in the Chamber positioning
    • Support and develop BritCham’s Business Group Committee structure

 

  • Develop the Chamber Business Services strategy:
    • Work closely with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to sustain the development and delivery of business support advisory services to UK based SMEs
    • Manage and lead the Business Services team
    • Develop and execute a commercially sustainable Business Services offer

 

Key Attributes:

 

  • Strong leadership with visionary collaborative working style
  • Ability to apply thought leadership on key themes and issues
  • Exceptional communications, networking and influencing skills
  • Focus on team development, coaching and mentoring
  • Sound understanding of UK politics, economy and culture
  • Sound understanding of business environment in Singapore and ASEAN region
  • Business leader and senior management experience
  • Private sector experience key, public sector experience beneficial

 

Interested candidates should send their resume to Chamber President Bicky Bhangu at bicky@britcham.org.sg.

 

 


 

Events Intern

 

Detailed Job Description:
 
1. Scope of work and deliverables will be concentrating on supporting the Events Team in the following areas:
  • Compiling guest lists for upcoming events
  • Managing event collaterals including name badges
  • Support with registration at the events
 
2. Supporting events will include early mornings or evenings which will enhance overview and insights into the Chamber’s offer to members and clients
 
Pre-requisites:
Excellent excel and communication skills
Must be flexible and able to work within a small team environment
 
No. of vacancies: 1
 
Dates: From 1st August 2017
 
Supervisor details:
Name: Zoë Fazan
Contact No.:6718 0534
Designation: Senior Events Manager
 

Interested candidates should send their resume to Zoë Fazan.

 


 

Business Services Intern

 

Detailed Job Description:
 
1. Scope of work and deliverables will be concentrating on supporting the Business Services Manager and her team with research work in the following areas:
 
  • Support ongoing research work required to serve clients from the UK who want to trade and invest in Singapore and the region
  • Update sector reports
  • Support with high profile events at the British High Commission
  • ASEAN and AEC status and expected developments in 2017
  • CRM system update
  • Some admin support 
 
 
2. As and when helpful, you may be required to attend and support functions/events which may be early morning or evening which will enhance overview and insights into the Chamber’s offer to members and clients 
 
 
Pre-requisites (degree course, class of student):
School of Economics or Business
Excellent Excel skills
Must be flexible and able to work within a small team environment
 
No. of vacancies:
 
Dates: From 28 August 2017
 
Supervisor details:
Name: Carole McCarthy
Designation: Business Services Manager
 

Interested candidates should send their resume to Carole McCarthy.

 
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