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Advertised on: 04 Jan 2021

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is the holding company of the award-winning attractions Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo. WRS is dedicated to the management of world-class leisure attractions that foster conservation and research while educating visitors about animals and their habitats. As champions for Wildlife, we lead actions to protect them, inspire a love for wildlife and spark a sense of wonder in everyone, regardless of our roles.


Come 2024, we will add a new Bird Park, a Rainforest Park, nature themed indoor attraction and Eco-resort as part of our Mandai rejuvenation plan. If you are a team leader, self-driven, and looking for growth and new challenges, we want you to be part of our team.


This role in the People & Organisation Development (POD) team requires an experienced and versatile people and organisational development professional. The incumbent is expected to be a critical linchpin to assist Vice President, POD to drive People initiatives in our organisational 5-year Transformation 2.0 (T2.0) strategy.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


·       Manage T2.0 Transformation Project Committee (TPC) People initiatives that include:

o   Support the TPC (People) Business Lead to drive People transformation for a future-ready, efficient, and effective workforce.

o   Organise regular meetings with established cadence to ensure timely project updates for the TPC (People) that is co-chaired by Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer.

o   Submit timely project updates for Transformation Steering Committee TSC chaired by Group CEO.

o   Partner closely with the People stakeholders to understand their needs and educate them on the submission of projects.

o   Guide project teams towards successful project implementation and outcomes, including management of project timeline, risks and costs.

o   Ensure that processes are in place to support successful delivery of each project team, including sufficient controls to highlight any risks to the transformation.

o   Ensure As-is and To-be processes are mapped to guide transformation.

o   Identify and resolve roadblocks and issues.

o   Identify competency gaps for timely skills upgrading to support project implementation.

o   Collaborate and partner with technical and operational teams to gather business requirements, evaluate priorities and ensure clear project scoping and smooth delivery.

o   Ensure change management as part of project implementation.


·       Plan, develop, and implement competency development frameworks with necessary tracking to support transformation initiatives in the following areas:

o   Data competency and data maturity model.

o   Digital competency and digital maturity model.

o   Lean management (to support process improvement projects and lean culture).



·       Degree in Business Administration/Management or the equivalent.

·       At least 8 – 10 years of project management experience.

·       Demonstrable experience of delivering complex, enterprise-wide changing programmes is essential.

·       Certified Lean practitioner with exposure to Design Thinking (human-centred) is preferred.

·       Knowledge of Prosci and ADKAR change management concepts is preferred.

·       Ability to manage time efficiently to handle a myriad of stakeholders and concurrent projects.

·       Ability to engage and influence senior stakeholders, as well as engage, guide and motivate project teams.

·       Effective communication skills, results-oriented and people-centric.

·       Resourceful with keen attitude and high learning agility.

·    Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; candidates with proficiency in project management and collaboration software will have an advantage.


Specialization : Human Resources
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 8
Work Location : WRS Corporate Office