Director, Prepaid Platform

Date: 22 Sep 2023


Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group

At Singtel, our mission is to Empower Every Generation. We are dedicated to fostering an equitable and forward-thinking work environment where our employees experience a strong sense of Belonging, to make meaningful Impact and Grow both personally and professionally. By joining Singtel, you will be part of a caring, inclusive and diverse workforce that creates positive impact and a sustainable future for all.



Be a Part of Something BIG! 


Singtel are at the leading edge of technology development to improve the experience of our customers as they consume services across mobile, voice and data infrastructure, managed services, cloud computing, IT services and professional consulting. To support that journey, we are searching for top talent and have an exciting opportunity for a Director, Prepaid Platform to strengthen our team.


The Director, Prepaid Platform drives the vision for the development and implementation of prepaid business software and applications. He/She holds a leadership role and translates business strategy into technology strategy by taking responsibility for the overall software engineering development strategy implementation roadmap, technical thought leadership and line management of the team. 


He displays a forward-looking perspective, inspirational and decisive in envisioning the future of software engineering. He is an influential leader who is able to communicate his ideas persuasively and engage with team members and other stakeholders.


Make an Impact by

  • Translate business strategy into technology strategy
  • Be the face of prepaid technology across the organization and drive as a bridge between strategy and the technical/platform teams, communicating business needs further translating those needs into business requirements for the teams to design and implement.
  • Lead by example.  Possess and demonstrate high degree of exposure, collaboration, visibility and influence with all senior stakeholders. 
  • Establish business agility through Agile software development principles followed through the teams
  • Possess vendor management skillset in order to deliver and operate a system provided by a vendor including commercial negotiations
  • Build strategy, guidelines and take actions to improve software development, delivery with world-class quality outcomes
  • Building digital competence within the organization. Take initiatives to maintain Singtel’s position as leaders within the digital space
  • Continuously improve self and teams to keep the pace with new technology, techniques and methodologies of the market
  • Hire, lead, mentor and grow a team of world class engineers that possesses business relevancy


Skills for Success

  • Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related field
  • 15+ overall experience with 7+ experience in a management position
  • Prior experience of managing regionally distributed teams and supporting large scale application development and APIs
  • Proven track record of acting as a leader of change.
  • Experience of managing or leading large size team and team across geographies
  • Ability to guide and review business stakeholders
  • Strategic thinker who is creative in the design of technology strategy and who has a track record of building scalable systems and growing large engineering teams
  • Deep understanding of digital space, with demonstrated success in defining and leading end to end digital program implementations starting from concept, ideation, design, implementation, delivery to value realization for the business.
  • Knowledge/Experience in Agile Development and Management tools
  • Expert commercial understanding, analytical, judgment and decision-making skills, along with problem-solving/conflict management skills and ability to filter and prioritize information.
  • Precise, clear and assertive communicator with strong negotiation skills with ability to liaise with stakeholders across the business and partners to facilitate delivery in an agile methodology.
  • Exceptional leadership skills. Ability to collaborate effectively and work closely with various functions internally and externally. Ability to manage both direct reports and virtual teams to deliver the end results.
  • Result oriented mindset. Possesses passion to innovate
  • Able to plan and manage program budgets.
  • Strong stakeholder, team and vendor management skills




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About Singtel

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has 140 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub. Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand). We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry.

Together, the Group serves over 700 million mobile customers around world. Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation.

The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.