Closing Date: 6th February 2018

Australian Trade and Investment Commission

Innovation Landing Pad Manager

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In 2016 the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) established an innovation landing pad in Singapore to support the Australian Government’s global innovation strategy. 


The primary objective of the landing pad is to assist Australian start-ups validate their business model and develop their product, as well as explore opportunities for business development, investment, mentorship and strategic partnership. 


We are seeking an experienced, energetic business professional who will provide strategic advice and local support to market-ready Australian start-ups at the Singapore landing pad.


Reporting to the Senior Trade Commissioner, Singapore, your key roles are to create an environment conducive to growth and development of innovative Australian companies and facilitate engagement between Australian start-ups and local businesses supporting the ecosystem.


To be a strong contender for this position, you will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in business development, business consulting/strategy or marketing, preferably within a start‑up and/or international context.


Well-developed local business networks plus high level communications skills, first class representational skills and the know how to assist start‑ups navigate the Singapore business environment and government regulations are essential qualities.


This position requires Bachelor’s degree in a relevant business field (e.g. finance, marketing, economics, international business, business law, business administration).


This is a locally-engaged position governed by Singapore labour law and Austrade’s Overseas Engaged Employees Terms and Conditions of Employment, and is subject to pre-employment screening including security assessment.


Candidates must currently have the right to live and legally work in Singapore. Austrade will not be able to provide any sponsorship letter nor be directly involved in the work visa application process.


For further details and to apply, please head to our website and complete our online application form at



Only candidates who complete their application in Austrade’s online recruitment system will be considered.


Applications Close: Saturday 23 December 2017 at 5.00 pm Singapore time.