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Sovereign’s Capital

Specialist, Workforce PlanningSingapore



Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023

Life at Grab 

At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.

Get to know the team

The People Rewards & Org Planning team is responsible for Grab's compensation and benefits framework, planning our workforce strategies as well as undertaking specific people-related projects including Merger & Acquisition and post-merger integration. 

The Workforce Planning team is an established team that sits under People Rewards & Org Planning. Our primary focus is on improving productivity and efficiently managing costs to ensure the sustainability and high performance of the company. If you are seeking a dynamic environment where you can deepen your analytical skills, learn how to drive organisation-wide strategies, and thrive in a fast-paced setting, we invite you to join us!

Get to know the role 

We are looking for a Workforce Planning Specialist who will be responsible for developing and implementing best practices to ensure that Grab has the right number of employees, in the right place, at the right time, to drive the success of Grab’s businesses and operations across the region. This is an individual contributor role reporting to the Head of Workforce Planning. 

In return, you will get the opportunity to:

  • Develop your skills in a strategic role within a dynamic and forward-looking company

  • Shape the workforce planning strategy of one of the top technology companies in the region

  • Work with a diverse and collaborative team that values your contribution and encourages individual continuous growth

  • Gain exposure to various aspects of the organisation, providing a holistic understanding of how Grab operates

The Day-to-Day Activities 

  • Workforce Analysis: You are expected to meticulously analyse both the demand for and supply of resources for accurate planning. This includes analysis of actual versus budgeted variances, performing future projections, and devising effective workforce planning solutions to bridge identified gaps.

  • Data Management and Reporting: Your role will involve budget management and report preparation, ensuring a rigorous and methodical approach is applied. This will facilitate accurate and reliable decision-making processes.

  • Stakeholder Engagement

    • You will serve as a trusted advisor, partnering closely with business leaders and People Business Partners to understand specific business challenges and recommend efficient resourcing plans to address them

    • You will be expected to liaise and collaborate with various stakeholders, including the Regional Finance team for budget cycles, in order to develop, sustain, and analyse productivity trends

The Must-Haves

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in an analytical area such as Human Resource Management, Business, Finance

  • Experience: Minimum 3 to 5 years of work experience

  • Self-leadership Skills

    • Ability to set goals and execute under tight deadlines

    • Ability to balance an intense attention to detail with swift execution

    • Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvements

    • Comfortable with troubleshooting and solving everyday work problems

  • Analytical Skills

    • Ability to conduct numerical analyses to generate insights

    • Ability to conduct spreadsheet calculation to help with decisions

    • Ability to build and use financial models

  • Collaboration Skills:

    • Ability to build relationship and work with diverse groups of people and departments

    • Ability to establish and maintain continuous alignment with stakeholders

    • Ability to communicate with structure and persuade through confidence and humility

  • Technical Skills

    • Familiarity with Google Suite’s productivity and collaboration tools, including but not limited to sheets, docs, slides, drive, and calendar

    • Familiarity with data visualisation tools such as Power BI is desired

    • Familiarity with financial plannings tools such as Anaplan and Oracle would be an advantage

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Equal opportunity

Grab is an equal opportunity employer. We owe our success to the talents of our globally-diverse team and the varying perspectives they add to our thriving community.

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