Project Leader - Singapore

Long-term contract
Localisation Singapore
No remote
2 yrs of exp.
Posted on 01-25-2024
Start : May 2024

Tri-Sector Associates

Tri-Sector Associates is an end-to-end impact firm dedicated to finding new ways for society to work together to solve the hardest social problems.

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What you will do

Our work has been likened to “CrossFit for the mind”: a mixture of policy analysis, strategy consulting, investment banking, and non-profit capacity building to provide end-end support in launching successful projects across diverse issues.

We are looking for a dynamic Project Leader to join our offices in Singapore. The Project Leader role is typically for individuals with 4+ years of relevant work experience. This role is a full-time position based in Singapore, with a target start date of May 2024.

In this recruiting cycle, candidates with relevant experience in climate finance and/or blended finance will be prioritised.

Amongst your core responsibilities will be:

  1. Leading and managing engagements focused on tri-sector work:
  • Responsible for project-level work planning, delivery, and success
  • Serve as day-to-day contact for key project partners and stakeholders
  • Support the development and growth of team members through coaching, training, role-modeling and mentoring
  1. Creating new opportunities:
  • Brainstorm new collaboration models to solve emerging social and environmental issues, and develop a plan to bring it to life
  • Lead the preparation of proposals to clients and funders to win new mandates
  • Engage senior sector stakeholders, and advocate for projects and new models of cross-sector collaboration
  1. Supporting firm-building initiatives:
  • Apply and continuously improve the organisation’s best practices through developing and refining of training materials, and intellectual property
  • Providing coaching and mentorship to support the professional development of lesser experienced team members and peers

In addition, there will be opportunities to manage relationships with senior clients and represent the firm at thought leadership opportunities around the region.


What We Are Looking For

Successful candidates will have demonstrated:

  • Strong project management ability to design a workplan and oversee multiple complex workstreams to meet client needs in a professional services engagement context
  • Analytical rigor in breaking down problems, structuring research approaches, conducting analysis, and reviewing deliverables
  • Sensitive and clear communication skills to influence senior and working level stakeholders from different sectors towards a cause
  • Creativity in reaching consensus an entrepreneurial temperament and resourceful nature to help different stakeholders find agreement
  • Hunger and humility to learn given the diverse skillsets involved and continuously evolving field
  • Passion for creating genuine systems-level social change even when the going gets tough
  • Humility and care for the team by upholding a meritocracy of ideas not rank, and supporting the development of fellow staff and peers

The following experiences would be preferred for this round:

  • At least 2+ years of experience in structuring climate finance or blended finance transactions
  • At least 2+ years of experience working within or across different areas of climate including, but not limited to biodiversity, and nature-based solutions.

Candidates with these skills and attributes will typically have had experience from backgrounds in leading evaluation firms, management consulting, or development finance. However, we believe that there are a diversity of settings where these skills can be developed, and are open to considering candidates from different backgrounds. To us, what matters more is: what have you actually done, and what could you achieve with us if given the opportunity?

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume together with answers to the following questions in a short cover letter. Your resume should set out your educational background, work experience, skills, and work authorisation / citizenship status.

  1. What experience and skills do you bring to the table which can support our work in Singapore and the region?
  2. If you could choose one issue area to do a PFS project in, which would you choose and why?
  3. Where did you see the job advertisement?

In your resume, please set out your educational background, work experience, skills, and work authorisation / citizenship status.

Your submission can be done via this form: Link. If you are unable to use the form, please email your responses and resume to Cliquez sur candidater pour accéder aux informations., subject line: [Project Leader – Singapore] [Your name]. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis and accepted until 21 February 2024. Only submissions sent via the form or email address will be considered.

Our interviews generally span 3 rounds, including a phone interview, cases for you to have a sense of the work which we do, and a chance to meet members of the team to understand if we are a good mutual fit. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we will only be able to notify shortlisted candidates.