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Startup Programme Lead

Date: 30-May-2023

Location: NUS ENTERPRISE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

NUS Enterprise is the Innovation & Entrepreneurial arm of National University of Singapore (NUS). The ecosystem team operates one of the most extensive startup ecosystem in the world, leveraging on world-class research and innovation capabilities twinned with market connectivity through our regional and global nodes. We are expanding our team to build the next-gen startup ecosystem that will enable the rise of Asia’s upstarts of tomorrow. If you are raring to make a difference and is not afraid to be challenged, here is an opportunity to drive impact with an exceptional platform. 


We are currently hiring a Lead for Singapore to anchor our programme operations, which includes:
• Develop and implement programmes to support the growth of our ecosystem from sourcing for quality startups to supporting them in achieving their next milestones. 
• See to the smooth execution of programme activities, manage related stakeholders and resources, internal and external. 
• Account manage startups as required
• Provide startup needs analysis, proactively tracking programme success and iterate on programme design as necessary using a data driven approach. 
• Serve as active ambassador for our programmes and a coach in programme development to others in the extended ecosystem building team.


• Ability to see the big picture while having a knack for implementation down to the finest operational details. 
• Knowledge of and network in the tech start-ups scene in Singapore or other countries in Southeast Asia. Prior experience in venture capital or accelerators/incubators will be advantageous.  
• Resourcefulness and communication skills to work with stakeholders in ensuring smooth running of programmes and operations.
• Good project management skills and embrace a data driven approach in providing operations and reporting 
• Committed to a culture of excellence in pushing ourselves and supporting our team mates to be world class in what we do

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Job Type: Contract (2-year, renewable)

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: NUS Enterprise

Department : Ecosystem Builder Programmes

Job requisition ID : 18812