CAREERS WITH THE CHAMBER

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore is one of the largest foreign business Chambers in Singapore with a team of dynamic professionals who support our member network of around 400 companies and 3,700 professionals to meet their goals and make connections. Open positions are listed below. For all applications and enquiries please contact anna@britcham.org.sg

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Executive Director of the British Chamber will be responsible for formulating, driving and in-year implementation of the Chamber’s strategy. The individual will be responsible for leading a dynamic Chamber team, delivering events and services to members and the broader business community and executing the overarching mission of the Chamber. The individual will report to the President of the Chamber and work closely with the Board and Executive Committee.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Formulate and develop Chamber strategy in support of business opportunities and connect opportunities with UK and ASEAN:

  • Understand needs and opportunities for BritCham members
  • Support members and deliver value to their businesses
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Chamber Members, Sponsors, Business Committees and the Board
  • Develop an appropriate advocacy approach aligned with the Chamber strategy
  • Demonstrate robust stakeholder engagement at C-Suite
  • Represent the Chamber at external forums, local and international Business Communities with Voice of the Chamber
  • Work closely with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to sustain the development and delivery of business support advisory services to UK based SMEs

2. Execute Chamber strategy and operations:

  • Provide Leadership to the Chamber team with clear objectives
  • Effectively communicate Chamber strategy and operations with Board, ExCo and Members
  • Implement in-year plan of agreed strategy with Chamber Board
  • Accountable for developing and delivering in-year budget aligned with the Chamber strategy
  • Strengthen Membership and Sponsorship with focus on engagement with members to maximise renewals, sponsorship revenue and acquisition of new members
  • Promote Chamber visibility through attendance, engagement and networking with members at key events
  • Maintain strong relationships with the sponsors, member companies, the British High Commission, the Department for International Trade, and other relevant Trade Associations and stakeholders
  • Design and develop new revenue streams from membership, sponsorship, events, trade services and advertising
  • Closely liaise with the ASEAN-based British Chambers and maintain and develop productive exchange and collaboration for the benefit of BritCham members
  • Increase the element of British and Singapore links
  • Support and develop BritCham’s Business Committee structure

Key Attributes:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of Singapore business environment
  • Ability to develop, articulate and execute Chamber strategy
  • Strong Sales and Negotiations skills
  • Strong skills and experience of management accounts and in developing and maintaining in-year budget
  • Demonstrate strong leadership with visionary and collaborative working style
  • Ability to apply thought leadership on key themes and issues
  • Exceptional communications, networking and influencing skills
  • Confident in public appearances and speaking
  • 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

The closing date for applications is 9am, 18th March 2019.


INTERN, TRADE SERVICES TEAM

Detailed job description:

  1. Scope of work and deliverables will be concentrating on supporting the Head of Trade Services 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
    • Some administrative support
  2. As and when helpful, you may be required to attend and support events which may be early morning or evening. These will enhance overview and insights into the Chamber's offering to member and clients

Pre-requisites:

  1. Degree course - School of Economics or Business
  2. Excellent Excel skills
  3. Must be flexible and able to work within a small team environment

No of vacancies: 1

Format: Full time, Monday - Friday

Reporting to: Head of Trade Services

To hear how time spent interning at the Chamber has benefited previous students, visit our Internships page.