Senior Manager, Executive Education

Job Purpose

The Senior Manager will assist with decision-making frameworks, analytic guidance and business judgment on key projects aligned with Executive Education’s plan for regional growth. This is a delivery focused role, which would suit someone who can not only deliver complex projects, but think analytically and has the confidence to challenge where necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and execute business growth strategy for Executive Education under limited supervision
  • Develop sales strategies to enable sustainable market penetration in appointed region
  • Identify and onboard new partners into the EE network, and negotiate business terms and contracts for our services
  • Be able to represent and articulate the LKY School’s Executive Education value proposition at the executive level
  • Project leadership and operational excellence in the day-to-day management of business development, including (but not limited to) forecasting, pipeline development, customer relations
  • Develop team standards for gathering and documenting business requirements and processes
  • Develop, communicate and drive project schedule commitments
  • Facilitate change management decisions and adjust assignments and expectations accordingly
  • Motivate internal stakeholders (EE, LKY School, NUS) to support growth of region, and successfully deliver organisational and customer goals
  • Provide guidance and recommendations to colleagues doing marketing and programme delivery in order to improve the quality of leads and conversion
  • Stay up-to-date with competitors and industry trends


  • Minimum 10 years’ working experience, with at least 5 years in a people influencing role
  • Background in business development, stakeholder management, and/ or exposure to development of business strategy or corporate development
  • Willingness to work independently, intellectually curious, and entrepreneurial
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills
  • Executive presence – Experience and comfort level working with senior management in commercial companies and government
  • Business focused thinking, an ability to focus on key issues and a strong hands-on, and results driven mentality
  • Creative problem solver with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Must be highly motivated, possess positive attitude and have excellent organisational skills
  • Desire to continually develop personal and professional skills
  • Able to work across multi-functions/ multi-individuals/ multi-cultural situations to achieve desired results

 (The NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is located 5-8 minutes’ walk from the Botanic Gardens MRT, which is served by the Circle and Downtown 2 MRT lines).

Application Procedure

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click here to submit an online application form via our Career@NUS website.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.