APAC Business Manager

Job Title: APAC Business Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: FSD/15017
Contact Name: Fleur Daniell
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 04, 2019 16:09

Job Description

Professional Services:  Advise and support the Regional Practice Group Leader on strategic, business and operational related topics

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive improvements of operational and financial performance by monitoring and analysing key performance indicators at practice and service line level, ensuring alignment with planned targets (including cost management, working capital, staffing and margin contribution)

  • Ensure cross-practice and cross-functional initiatives implementation at Practice Group level and coordinate resources from other Professional & Business Services functions supporting the same Practice Groups to ensure proper coverage and effective strategy execution

  • Ensure appropriate resourcing model, headcount planning, staffing, and talent pipeline (including training and performance management) leveraging support from, and in coordination with, other PBS functions

  • Coordinate interactions with Industry Groups making sure that go-to-market and service delivery is appropriate for clients in those sectors

  • Monitor and ensure effective implementation of client and business development plans leveraging support from other PBS functions

  • Coordinate internal practice group engagement activities and meetings fostering positive and open communication

  • Lead and participate in projects for the Practice Groups and the region


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a related discipline; an MBA is strongly preferred

  • Significant professional management experience in a global setting, ideally in a professional services environment

  • Proficiency in law firm operations, legal accounting and finance

  • Understanding of the elements of law firm profitability at practice group, service line, client, matter and attorney level

  • Strong business sense and good judgment in problem solving

  • Experience conducting complex qualitative and quantitative analysis, interpreting results and suggesting action plans

  • Ability to work effectively in informal teams and collaborate cross-practice and cross-function in a global organization


For further details please contact Fleur Daniell on +65 6493 1873 or share your details at

Job Code: FSD/15017

EA License Number: 14C6917

Registration Number: R1764804


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