Operations Lead (SG) - Impact Incubator

Job Description

Our client champions and supports the growth of local and regional ecosystems by designing and leading programs that involve workshops, events, mentorship networks, curriculum, and other efforts to build and grow impactful businesses.


They are looking for an Operations Lead with an entrepreneurial mindset to lead a business unit that aims to build a pipeline of investment-ready solutions to address ocean plastic waste across South and Southeast Asia by creating a regional network of business incubators and accelerators that target innovative waste management and recycling enterprises.


As Operations Lead, you will lead the overall operations and project finances while serving as a senior project manager on projects in the Asia-Pacific region. This position will be reporting to the Country Director and  the regional Managing Partner and will also be working with a passionate team across the region.


  • Serve as senior project lead - manage a project from initiation to completion, track and manage budget/time forecasting; define project scope and deliverables.

  • Manage the delivery of the initiative and act as a personnel manager for core team members of the region

  • Support with legal and administrative tasks related to the project in the region and human resource requirements

  • Work with the region’s Managing Partner and the Country Director to create and implement structures that ensure the portfolio of projects are appropriately resourced to meet KPI

  • Mentor and be a resource to other Project Managers within the Asia-Pacific region with project management setup, budgeting support and develop appropriate tools/templates to use within their business units.

  • Lead a team to determine and implement a plan for collecting quality metrics and impact measurement required for program reporting develop and manage internal systems to capture data and impact



  • A degree in business, accounting or operations with a min of 10 years experience in a fast-paced environment

  • Familiarity with using Agile Methodology

  • A strong ability to prioritize plans, problem solve, communicate, organise execute with an attention to details

  • Interest in building and supporting the community of startups and innovation ecosystems in the region

  • A seasoned team leader with strong interpersonal skills; someone who can work independently and collaborate well with remote teams in the region

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