Head, Our Better World

Programmes Division

 

The Programmes Division designs and implements programmes that bring people together to share ideas, skills and resources to enrich lives and effect positive change. Our Better World (OBW) is the digital storytelling initiative of the Singapore International Foundation. We tell compelling stories of people doing good all over Asia to inspire action and power movements for change. Through authentic and compelling stories, we aim to harness the forces of digital media for good.

Our people are our key to success. As a lean organisation, we seek to optimise each employee’s potential and to build a high-performance culture. We will provide opportunities for you to work in different functional areas. If you are flexible, responsive to change and willing to work on projects across business units to challenge yourself, join us.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate the strategic direction of Our Better World (OBW) in line with SIF’s mission and vision
  • Contribute to shaping SIF’s strategies and plans, and effective engagement of its stakeholders
  • Champion and advocate the OBW brand through strategic collaboration with international and local partners via various communication platforms
  • Pursue a diversified financial model for OBW to complement existing funding
  • Lead the team on strategies for content, distribution, community, research and technology - ensuring seamless integration/cross collaboration across roles/functions
  • Build OBW’s people capacity and systems and structures to deliver on its mission

Requirements:

  • Degree holder with at least 10 years of relevant working experience and at least 6 years of supervisory experience
  • Strong leadership and management skills 
  • Expertise in content, marketing and technology, digital media and editorial supervision – preferably with international experience
  • Intuitive and empirical knowledge in maintaining editorial standards and brand consistency
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills – with ability to apply strategic understanding to excellent execution
  • Excellent communicator – fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills to effectively manage multiple stakeholders
  • Highly motivated and resourceful in taking a solutions-focused approach 
  • Can-do attitude to overcome challenges and manage constraints without compromising on outcomes
  • Open and willing to work in matrix team structure
  • Singaporean 
 
 

 

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