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Senior Manager, Business Development

Job Purpose


  • Identify business opportunities, manage revenue and related costs to achieve positive EBIT
  • Engage with potential clients early and develop business case to position Strides’s as the preferred partner in the supply & provision of product & services in rail transit system




Note that the list is not comprehensive and related duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time.

  • Responsible for the achievement of Financial Year budget targets for rail-related consultancy, solutions, services, and projects through: (i) Identify, develop and implement business growth opportunities, sourcing for partners to support business growth within Singapore and beyond; (ii) Forecast and manage budget/cost and expenses to meet expected revenue and EBIT for Strides Engineering
  • Review commercial/contract requirements, prepare tender/bid submission, seeking approval from management as per financial policy manual and participate in tender/bidding evaluation or negotiation together with technical teams from internal BUs and sub-contractors
  • Work with Finance, Legal and other counterparts to perform Finance and Business analysis including risk assessment to achieve organic business growth or via Merger and Acquisition
  • Project monitoring and cost control Management for secured projects of the assigned cost centre that (i) are completed according to expected time and schedule as per contract; (ii) are managed efficiently and effectively; (iii) are managed profitability within approved budget; (iv) recommend or approve sub-contractors’ payment request; (v) account receivable and closing projects account with clients together with finance department
  • Approve operation expenses within authorised limits as per Financial policy manual and Procurement and Purchase manual
  • Involve in Strategic Business Development planning as well as taking decision on day-to-day operation

Qualifications & Work Experience


  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ total experience in project business development, consulting management and related fields.



  • With problem structuring and strategic problem-solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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