Business Development Advisor

To ensure that SMEs have access to the various resources to help them start, sustain and grow their businesses, Enterprise Singapore has established SME Centre@SICCI in collaboration with Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) as part of a network of SME Centres where SMEs can get valuable business advisory services.

Over the next two years, the SME Centres will implement a pilot initiative for promising micro and small enterprises. Enhanced support will be available to local enterprises that SME Centres identify as demonstrating growth ambition, having a good track record of growth, or having a scalable or unique business model. Business Development Advisors at the SME Centres will provide enhanced support to qualifying enterprises, such as:

  • One-on-one in-depth business diagnosis
  • Development of business plans (e.g. business and digital transformation, talent development, internationalization)
  • Business coaching; and
  • Implementation of growth roadmaps, including referrals to relevant schemes and partners 



Lead Acquisition

  • Identify and build a pipeline of willing & promising SMEs that demonstrate hunger & potential for accelerated growth
  • Research and analyze key business drivers, competitive landscape, trends and operating metrics for SME businesses
  • Identify growth opportunities in new market entry, product development, new revenue streams/ channels etc.

Communication & Relationship management


  • Gain a deep understanding of the needs of our SME partners, how their business model operates, their challenges and current business capabilities
  • Leverage on account plan, diagnostic toolkits, business canvas model, SWOT analysis for business analysis
  • Build and manage relationships with SMEs and track ongoing performance management
  • Support core strategic projects during execution phase and provide troubleshooting support to SMEs for any enquiries or assistance required

Performance & Growth tracking


  • Develop clear 3-year road map and growth strategy for SME together with C-level management
  • Develop metrics to measure growth and performance of companies and deliver quarterly revenue and goals for your account managed company
  • Prepare presentations and progress updates to various stakeholders

 Strategic partnerships


  • Build referral and lead generation network for strategic partnerships to support SMEs in their growth journey, in both local and overseas markets
  • Facilitate business matching and introductions between SMEs, partners and relevant organizations
  • Actively implement collaboration initiatives with partners to create new ventures for companies or to elevate the whole industry
  • Identify relevant industry tradeshows, conferences, and speaking/PR events for SMEs


  • Background in finance and business development, i.e. Business Development, or Strategy & Operations, or Key Accounts Management
  • A degree holder or equivalent, with 8-10 years of relevant experience in specific capability areas or industry exposure
  • Good track record in undertaking a wide range of advisory or consultancy projects
  • Familiarity with various government assistance programmes and regulatory requirements of relevance to SMEs is a plus
  • Interested in being part of a fast paced, client facing environment
  • Proactive, target driven and Team player
  • Strong interest in business, proven experience in driving acquisition, closing strategic partnerships and sharp business acumen
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Passion for businesses & translating data into actional business insights & growth plans
  • Strategic expertise in market entry, product development, e-commerce, digitalization
  • Mature, high energy, positive, outcome focused

Additional Information:

Employment Type: 2-years contract

Office hours: 9am to 6pm from Monday to Friday.

Please submit your application  via

Senior Finance cum HR Executive

To ensure that SMEs have access to the various resources to help them start, sustain and grow their businesses, Enterprise Singapore has established SME Centre@SICCI as part of a network of SME Centres where SMEs can get valuable business advisory services.

It provides information of government assistance programs to the business community.

SME Centre@SICCI is looking for a Senior Finance Executive with HR experience to join



The incumbent’s key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Manage a full set of accounts
  • Review and manage all bookkeeping activity
  • Perform other financial operations such as petty cash management, bank reconciliation, checking of expense claims
  • Prepare audit schedules and monthly management accounts
  • Manage GST, annual audit, budgeting, and forecasting exercises
  • Prepare monthly payroll, CPF submission, Annual IR8A submission
  • and other HR submissions
  • Identify, initiate and execute opportunities for continuous process improvements
  • Maintain staff records and administer the employees’ compensation and payroll process
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process
  • Maintain records as per ISO standard



  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Finance/Accountancy or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of full set accounting experience
  • High level of ethics and integrity
  • Proactive and takes initiative to resolve issues and/or highlight challenges
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills

Why should you join us?

We provide a wonderful and inclusive working environment. We are pro-family and offer excellent overall benefit package including medical insurance.

Office hours: 9am to 6pm from Monday to Friday

Please submit your application via