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Senior/Executive, Policy & Licensing (System Management)


Job Purpose

The Policy & Licensing (P&L) Executive is responsible for the routine functions that enables P&L Branch to effectively oversee SMRT Trains’ undertaking of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) License as well as policy set forth by SMRT Trains’ Management.
He / She possesses good knowledge of the License and SMRT Policies and serves to safeguard SMRT Trains’ interests in the undertaking and compliance to the relevant regulatory requirements, code of practices, standards, internal policies, and other applicable requirements.
He / She is responsible to perform License-related tasks and support Rail Maintenance Group (RMG) and other stakeholders (e.g., NSEWL, CCL, BPLRT & TEL, Network Maintenance, Engineering & Projects, and Plans & Development), as part of the joint effort in fulfilment of the License and SMRT Policies requirements.
He / She also provides support to carry out plans according to SMRT Trains’ business needs in the areas of Asset Renewal, Asset Management Governance, ISO55001 Compliance, Contract/Vendor Management, System Life Cycle Management (LCM) in accordance with the License.


The P&L Executive will be assisting the P&L Manager to ensure smooth execution of regulatory reporting and licensing-related matters. He / She will support RMG through providing advice in relation to the License and other relevant policies. He / She will also provide administrative support within the licensing and policy scope in supporting RMG and other relevant stakeholders.
He / She will be overall responsible in the following areas:

License and Policy Reporting
i. Ensure effective and efficient reporting through implementation of control process to meet reporting obligations stated in the License.
ii. Review and submit system reliability and availability reports to fulfil License obligations. Govern and facilitate the analysis and ensure accuracy. Assist in highlighting variances to Management.
iii. Ensure timely compilation and submission of regulatory reports for management review and approval.
iv. Assist to facilitate, and communicate requests and queries relating to regulatory and licensing reporting from both internal and external stakeholders.
v. Assist to implement regulatory and licensing procedures and best practices within System Management Division.

Performance Management
vi. Implement and evaluate control processes, methodologies, and use of statistical tools in the monitoring of system performance.
vii. Monitor and analyse system performance and ensure our operating assets maintain a high level of performance and highlight any variances to Management.
viii. Provide secretariat support for Management or Board level meetings.


ix. Execute work processes and procedures to drive continual process improvement and productivity.
x. Undertake any other tasks assigned by Head of Department, MMO and/or Head of System Management.

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with at least 2-3 years of experience in rail or transport industry; or Engineering Diploma with at least 5-7 years of experience in rail or transport industry.
  • Relevant experience in regulatory and licensing related roles are welcome to apply


Skills and Competencies

Technical skills include:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Proficiency in Microsoft PowerBI would be an advantage.
• Railway Operations and Maintenance knowledge and experience would be an advantage.

Generic skills include:
• Effective written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently.
• Good people management and interpersonal skills.
• Analytical, meticulous, and willingness to learn.


SMRT Trains Ltd was incorporated in 1987 and operates Singapore’s first mass rapid transit system. Today, we manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, East-West Line, the Circle Line, the Thomson-East Coast Line, and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. With over 5,000 employees, more than 250 trains, and 141 km of rail tracks across 108 stations, we serve millions of commuters daily.

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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