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International Group - Senior Manager, Platforms & Innovation

Date: 31-Jul-2019

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel

Lead platform initiatives in Singtel International Group (“IG”) to enable value creation to the group’s operating companies including Singtel, Optus, Airtel, AIS, Globe and Telkomsel (“OpCos”).

  • Drive new regional platform use cases for the OpCos to grow their non-traditional and digital revenue, and scaling them to profitable business lines.
  • Deliver platforms and related capabilities to achieve the desired business outcomes in collaboration with Singtel Group IT, Group Network & the various product functions.



  • Support the identification and lead the incubation of strategic platform initiatives by working closely with other IG departments including Strategy & Insights, Strategic Partnerships and Marketing. The key responsibilities include: market opportunity sizing, market strategy and positioning, business/revenue modeling, key success factors analysis, market validation, buy-ins from OpCos for trial/pilot/commercial launch, implementation approach considering assets/IP to be created/owned, funding requirements/milestones, and driving them to the stage of management approval.
  • Lead the end-to-end execution of projects in collaboration with other IG and Singtel Group functions and external partners, and be accountable for the overall project deliverables leading to commercial readiness.
  • Work with Group IT/Network to design, build and enhance platforms to ensure scalability and robustness to support the required business needs


The ideal candidate should have/be:

  • Engineering or Computer Science degree from reputable university
  • At least 8 years of work experience in business and/or product development
  • Knowledge and experience in telecommunication, media and emerging technology space with exposure to key markets in Asia
  • Experience in Product development
  • Experience in Business development
  • Experience in Core telco business and technologies
  • Knowledge in Financial modelling
  • Experience in Leadership
  • Excellent communication
  • Enterprising and entrepreneurial
  • Financial acumen
  • Analytical skills