Vice President, Organisation & People (Non Executive Talent) (9746)

Expiring today

Temasek International Pte Ltd
Singapore, Singapore
08 Mar 2023
24 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Core Objectives of the Non-Executive Talent (NET) Team
  • Ensure Temasek Portfolio Companies (TPC) are guided and led by competent, well-constructed, future-ready Boards to navigate a challenging and uncertain environment
  • Enable robust set-up of new Platform Companies with appropriate governance and competent leadership at early stages of growth
  • Identify, Track, Build and Engage with an extended Board-ready talent network to support existing and emerging requirements of the Temasek Operating System
The Role
  • Work as an integral part of NET team in support of core activities, to help Temasek fulfil its institutional objectives as an investor, institution and steward
  • Board Governance, which includes:
    • Conducting Board Reviews and Board Gap Analysis on portfolio companies' boards to enable meaningful engagement with Chairs and NomCos around optimal board construct and governance
    • Staying abreast of global developments in Corporate Governance e.g., regulatory changes, Sustainability, ESG and DE&I related trends - translating these into implications on Board review process
    • Owning the necessary endorsement/approval processes, to ensure compliance to relevant Temasek policies, including:
      • Temasek's Directorship framework
      • Employees' external appointments policy
  • Board Talent identification, which includes:
    • Engaging with investment teams to understand companies' forward looking business challenges and leadership requirements from the Board
    • Driving thought leadership and research to understand and build a robust pipeline for future Board-ready talent
    • Guiding junior members of the team in conducting research
  • Board Advisors' Network management, which includes:
    • Tracking and supporting review of Temasek Strategic Networks
    • Driving the research to identify, track, assess, engage talent for diverse needs
    • Guiding and managing the Advisory talent life cycle
  • Board and C-level Engagement and Networking events:
    • Direct responsibility for organising various engagement events. These include various Portfolio Company Board engagement events, potential directors' networking events, etc.
  • Continuous enhancement and improvement of internal team effectiveness, which includes
    • Participating in technology enhancement initiatives to support effective functioning of the team
    • Enhancing knowledge management and intelligence capture to drive value-added analysis and advisory on Board talent
Ideal Experience and Qualities
  • Undergraduate Degree from a reputable institution
  • 10 to 12 years working experience. Prior experience in HR and leadership advisory, executive and board search, senior talent acquisition, senior talent management, or management consulting preferred. Strong topical interest or knowledge in Board governance and leadership issues would be advantageous.
  • Deep analytical skills with attention to detail and ability to organize complex data sets
  • Business-oriented, intellectually curious and forward looking in mindset
  • Agile in thoughts and actions - able to connect-the-dots and draw strong logical connections between business issues, requirements and actions
  • Proactive and takes initiative - has a problem-solving mindset
  • Solid IT skills and conversant with the use of search engines and databases (e.g., LinkedIn Recruiter, Microsoft BI or Tableau)
  • Excellent and confident communication skills (both written and spoken)
  • Team-oriented, ability to work well with people within and outside the team, and across a matrixed organization. Willing to lend a hand in helping fellow teammates where required
  • Self-confident with the ability to interface with senior management and various external parties in coordinating NET events and activities such as trips, functions, etc.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task
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