Permanent Opportunities 

Global Compact Network Singapore

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We are the Singapore chapter of the United Nations Global Compact.
As the leading voice on corporate sustainability, GCNS drives multi-stakeholder action to forge a more sustainable future, founded on the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Through various platforms and partnerships, GCNS advances the stewardship of sustainable business practices and Singapore’s national agenda of becoming a regional sustainable business hub. In addition, GCNS nurtures the next generation of responsible business leaders through its youth initiatives.

GCNS is a Collaboration Partner for GRI ASEAN Regional Hub and supports the Singapore chapter of the World Bank Group’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC). GCNS is also proud to have the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) as Principal Members.

Position:

Senior Executive, Training and Capacity Building  (2 years contract) 

Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is seeking a detail-oriented individual to oversee the administrative  and logistics portion of GCNS’ capability building programmes and events. The successful candidate will be part  of GCNS’ Capability and Capacity Building Team to assist companies in Singapore in advancing their sustainabil ity ambitions through leading industry training and workshops, sustainability tools and resources, and by provid ing them with a supportive network. 

The candidate will join an active UN Global Compact local network - an ambitious team that is energised behind  our mission to promote corporate sustainability and responsible business in Singapore and the region. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as key support to the capacity building team 

  • Oversee programme and event registration processing 

  • Liaise with participants to ensure optimal engagement and learning experience 

  • Oversee logistics and technical support, including coordination and negotiation with external vendors ∙ Oversee payments administration 

  • Track, monitor and process grants administration 

  • Support marketing and outreach efforts 

  • Support research initiatives, as required 

  • Post-event follow-up, as required 

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Deputy Executive Director 
     

Requirements: 

  • 2 years’ related experience in administrative support 

  • Organised and process-oriented 

  • Comfortable engaging with a wide range of stakeholders 

  • Strong communicator (written and verbal). 

  • Possess initiative to problem solve and assist the team whenever needed 

  • Possess a positive work ethic and determination in achieving targets within tight deadlines with min imal supervision 

  • Some understanding of corporate sustainability will be advantageous 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint required. Open to learning new software ∙ Able to work within a small team dynamic 

We offer: 

  • A progressive and dynamic work culture that offers flexibility in work arrangements and recogni tion schemes 

  • A learning and growth-oriented work culture with ample professional development opportunities

  • A community environment of purpose-driven people to work with, five days a week 

  • An international network through the UN Global Compact local networks and other UN agencies

  • A modern office working environment in the CBD area 
     

If you are interested in the role and would like us to learn more about you, send in your CV, together with a cover letter with your expected salary and notice period to be given, to charmaine.ng@unglobalcompact.sg or ryal.wun@unglobalcompact.sg.

Position:

Deputy Director / Senior Manager, Sustainability and Capacity Building

Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is seeking an experienced sustainability professional to lead GCNS’ upskilling and capacity building initiatives in support of Singapore’s sustainability agenda. 

The successful candidate will assist companies in Singapore in advancing their sustainability ambitions through industry training and workshops, sustainability tools and resources, and by providing them with a supportive network.

This role will focus on identifying sustainability training needs of the business community and develop and project manage capacity building initiatives (e.g. certification programmes and workshops). 

We are looking for someone with relevant training and project management experiece, and who can engage strategic stakeholders on corporate sustainability. Having familiarity and network in the financial sector will be advantageous.

The successful candidate will join an active UN Global Compact local network - an ambitious team that is energised behind our mission to promotes corporate sustainability and responsible business in Singapore and the region.

Responsibilities: 

Training & Capacity Building

  •  In partnership with training partners/academic institutions/UN agencies, contribute to the development of training and learning modules, including a sustainable finance programme and UN Global Compact accelerators

  • Project manage the implementation of training programmes

  • Facilitate training modules with impactful learning experiences

  • Develop and adapt training materials (handouts, presentations, facilitation guides etc.) and tools for effective training experiences

  • Contribute to the design and delivery of new capacity building initiatives, thought leadership and events

Community Building

  • Establish and manage strategic relations with relevant governmental agencies, regulatory bodies, NGOs and business associations to advance GCNS’ priority areas

  • Work with Partnership & Membership team to identify member learning needs and design con- tent/programmes to address them

  • Engage and recruit corporate CFOs for the UNGC CFO Taskforce

Research and publications

  • Support research initiatives and knowledge creation for GCNS, including writing, copy editing and adapting UN Global Compact publications for the Singapore and regional markets
        Identify and collaborate with ecosystem partners to create new insights

 

Other

  • Serve as key account manager for select GCNS members/partners

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Deputy Executive Director
     

We offer: 

  • A progressive and dynamic work culture that offers flexibility in work arrangements and recogni tion schemes 

  • A learning and growth-oriented work culture with ample professional development opportunities

  • A community environment of purpose-driven people to work with, five days a week 

  • An international network through the UN Global Compact local networks and other UN agencies

  • A modern office working environment in the CBD area 
     

If you are interested in the role and would like us to learn more about you, send in your CV, together with a cover letter with your expected salary and notice period to be given, to charmaine.ng@unglobalcompact.sg or ryal.wun@unglobalcompact.sg.