Strategic Planning, Transformation Office

SPH Media Trust  

Job Description

The Strategic Planning function supports the Chairman and CEO 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 accountability over driving results across the following areas:

Business Planning and Management

  • Support the Chairman and CEO in all aspects of running the business
  • Assist with coordinating key decision forums including agenda formulation, submission and review of papers, note taking and especially follow up on key actions
  • 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
  • Provide business management, coordination, and project management support for the CEO


  • Assist with strategic planning including the development and production 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 (including the Government) to ensure all change initiatives are fit for purpose in delivering the business mission


  • Lead, develop, implement, and track business initiatives and projects as directed by the Chairman and CEO
  • Liaise with other members of the leadership team and business colleagues to ensure delivery of key objectives for the CEO
  • Continuously improve business management efficiency by simplifying and standardizing operational processes and procedures. Identify and implement best practices in resources and processes, ensuring consistency and relevancy


  • Prepare reports, presentations, papers, and review material to support discussions and decision making to the Board and other key stakeholders
  • Coordinate and support business engagements with partners and external parties (e.g. consultants, vendors, auditors, regulators, clients, and media/publications)
  • Coordinate business interactions with stakeholders as required on behalf of the CEO

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate should have:

  • 2-5 years of work experience
    (preferably in a strategy, business planning, and/or policy planning function)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong presentation ability
  • A keen mind and willingness to learn
  • Permanent / Full Time
SPH Media Trust  
  • Media / Events / Advertising / Public Relations
    Printing / Publishing / Journalism
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North News Centre
Work Location
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North
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