Assistant Manager, Strategic Planning

SPH Media Trust  

Job Description

Nested within the Transformation & Strategy Office, the Strategic Planning function supports the management to develop and implement the company’s business strategies so that business units achieve their objectives and key results. The role spans all aspects of business operations with key oversight and accountability over the following areas:

Strategy & Business Planning

  • Assist with strategic planning including the development of strategic plans, associated research, analysis, and presentation
  • Ensure that design and delivery of initiatives are consistent with the agreed business & functional strategies
  • Engage with relevant internal & external stakeholders to ensure all change initiatives are fit for purpose in delivering the business mission
  • Ensure effective communication of key messages to the relevant team members
  • Track performance, development, and implementation of business-critical issues
  • Drive regular business reviews, conduct proactive data analysis on all metrics, including monthly targets, financials, budgets, staff, audit reports, etc


  • Facilitate resourcing and implementation of transformation initiatives through cross-functional project teams
  • Work with management and project teams to monitor implementation and ensure outcomes are achieved
  • Coordinate key decision forums including agenda formulation, submission and review of papers, note taking and especially follow up on key actions
  • Prepare reports, presentations, papers, and review material to support discussions and decision making to management and other key stakeholders
  • Coordinate and support business engagements with external parties (e.g. consultants, vendors, auditors, regulators, clients, and media/publications)

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of direct experience in a strategy, business planning, or business development function
  • Strategic thinker with networking aptitude
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to appreciate broader strategic directions and priorities, and translate these into actionable steps for project teams
  • A keen mind and willingness to learn

    Please send applications/referrals to


  • Permanent / Full Time
SPH Media Trust  
  • Media / Events / Advertising / Public Relations
    Printing / Publishing / Journalism
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North News Centre
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