AI/Data Business Consultant - SG Tech

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type
    Full Time

Job Description

The candidate needs to have an entrepreneurial mindset, with strong creative flair, and able to think out-of-the-box to create win-win propositions for complex ecosystem partnerships and generate new leads that cumulate to the adoption of AI/Data by the industries. The candidate will need to demonstrate the ability, with proven track records, to provide business consultancy for external industry partners, in order to develop new business cases and obtained buy-in from industry partners. The candidate will also need to have a firm grasp of AI/Data-related technologies and possess the capacity to translate the new business use cases into viable technical solution approaches.  



  • Generate leads based on interactions with internal IMDA stakeholders as well as industry partners that result in adoption of AI/Data by the industries.

  • Provide business consultancy service to industry partners with the objective of developing new business use cases for AI/Data, and to obtain buy-in from the industries for the use cases.

  • Perform regular scan of the business and technology landscape pertaining to AI/Data in order to identify new technology/business gaps whereby there are potential opportunities for demand/supply aggregation.

  • Build close networks with industry partners, to continually understand industry’s technology requirements, and bridging them with the technology capabilities within the team.  

  • Provide guidance and assistance to the internal engineering team (DSL) to help manage a growing portfolio of projects to successful commercial conclusion.  This includes:

    • Working/building relationship with, and influencing stakeholders, including technology partners and research community for purposes of:

      • Marketing products, solutions and related technologies to potential end-users;

      • Commercialising technologies, newly developed in partnerships with industry partners, and IHLs/RIs;

      • Managing the formation of spin-out companies, and associated activities, e.g. supporting post-deal activities, including renewals to licenses;

    • Other activities necessary for the exploitation of technologies developed, e.g. establishing/refining business models, presenting to/influencing a diverse groups of stakeholders, forming partnerships and commercialising projects conceived with industry partners, etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or business; Dual degrees in both technology/engineering/science and business would be an advantage.

  • At least 5 years of experience in business consultancy, business development, sales for technical products/services (preferably AI/Data).

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively and engage with diverse group of stakeholders, including experience with C-level engagements in large-scale corporate environment.

  • Able to relate technical concepts to business/economic impact with ease

  • Experience in ecosystem level partnership management, project and vendor management

  • Firm grasp of AI/Data related technologies, and able to articulate the sophisticated technical concepts to business stakeholders/end users in their context to seek their buy-in.

  • Experience in an IHL and/or high growth technology company highly desired 

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of patents, copyrights and other forms of IP

  • Team player with the ability to work in a cross functional team

Position will commensurate with experience.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Closing on 23 Jun 2021