d/lab Head of Business Design

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

Job Description

 
d/lab is a team that is set up to test & develop new products in areas of opportunity identified within the SPH landscape. These products should solve real user painpoints, tap on SPH's existing strengths, and be able to demonstrate traction with its target audiences.
 
Together with your teammates, you will identify areas of greatest strategic potential, generate potential solutions and run ideas through a structured innovation process together with relevant stakeholders. Ideas must be validated and developed into recommendations to the Business if we should a) adopt the idea b) invest more resources or c) pursue other ideas. 
 
As a key member of the core team, you would be responsible to craft and drive business KPIs,  prioritising the areas to pursue, and pivot or cycle through ideas as necessary. You will be responsible for ensuring there are meaningful business models within the design of the ideas, and build businesses of the future.
 
Our ideal candidate is:-
  • Passionate about creating value, able to develop creative strategy, pivot opportunistically, and works well in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Able to represent and facilitate user-centric practices and discussions with team and internal business units
  • Confident in navigating stakeholders in projects of various degrees of complexity
  • A strong communicator able to convey complex ideas and concepts clearly and simply
  • Responsible & takes ownership for pushing through ideas, while being collaborative and creative in problem solving
  • Disciplined and systematic in evaluating the feasibility and value of a product; and is not wedded to ideas
  • Proactive and adaptive to rapidly changing environments
 
Please bring with you
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in a product-related or a corporate innovation role, and good knowledge of digital business models.   
  • Be able to lead workshops with clients, assess needs, and arrive at minimum viable product (MVP) definition.
  • Have experience working with multi-disciplinary teams of internal/external stakeholders, development, and product management
  • A proven track record of delightful and innovative product development
  • Familiarity with digital business models and global tech developments
 
It's a bonus if you have 
  • Experience in digital product design;
  • Experience in corporate innovation setups and/or
  • Background in technology or media and understanding of large enterprises

Job Requirements

Our ideal candidate is:-
  • Passionate about creating value, able to develop creative strategy, pivot opportunistically, and works well in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Able to represent and facilitate user-centric practices and discussions with team and internal business units
  • Confident in navigating stakeholders in projects of various degrees of complexity
  • A strong communicator able to convey complex ideas and concepts clearly and simply
  • Responsible & takes ownership for pushing through ideas, while being collaborative and creative in problem solving
  • Disciplined and systematic in evaluating the feasibility and value of a product; and is not wedded to ideas
  • Proactive and adaptive to rapidly changing environments
 
Please bring with you
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in a product-related or a corporate innovation role, and good knowledge of digital business models.   
  • Be able to lead workshops with clients, assess needs, and arrive at minimum viable product (MVP) definition.
  • Have experience working with multi-disciplinary teams of internal/external stakeholders, development, and product management
  • A proven track record of delightful and innovative product development
  • Familiarity with digital business models and global tech developments
 
It's a bonus if you have 
  • Experience in digital product design;
  • Experience in corporate innovation setups and/or
  • Background in technology or media and understanding of large enterprises
  • Permanent / Full Time
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
  • Media / Events / Advertising / Public Relations
    E-Commerce / Digital Media
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North News Centre
  • http://www.sph.com.sg
Work Location
  • SPH News Centre, 1000 Toa Payoh North
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