Aspire is the leading all-in-one finance operating system for growing businesses in APAC. We are on a mission to reinvent business finance for a new generation of entrepreneurs and business owners, empowering startups and MSME to realise their full potential. 

Founded in 2018, Aspire has raised over USD 300M+ across equity and debt from world-class investors. In 2023, we successfully closed an oversubscribed USD 100 million Series C equity round led by Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Ventures with participation of Tencent, Paypal Ventures, LGT Capital Partners, Picus Capital and MassMutual Ventures. To power our solutions, we have partnered with some of the best companies in the world such as Visa and Wise and helped more than 15,000 businesses using our suite of products.

For 2 consecutive years in 2022 & 2023, Aspire has been awarded Best Employer of the Year and Startup of the year by Asia FinTech Awards, and also LinkedIn’s Top Startup in Singapore. In 2023, we also made it to CB Insights’ Top 100 Global Fintech List. 

You will be amazed by the energy and experience of our team! Aspire serves as an environment for you to innovate and drive change with our team of ex-entrepreneurs, ex-founders, and high-achievers with international and diverse backgrounds.

Are you a top talent who is passionate about entrepreneurship? Join our rapidly growing team to make an impact in the fintech space! 

About the Team:

At Aspire, we believe that the cornerstone of our success lies in fostering an exceptional culture that brings great talent together and unlocks the full potential of our talents. Our People Team is committed to driving organizational growth, developing exceptional leaders, and advocating for the positive success of our employees. As a member of this team, you will embark on a journey together, building Aspire's future together.

About the Role

As the Learning & Development (L&D) Manager, you will lead the L&D team in aligning people and organizational needs with meticulously crafted learning strategies to build organizational capability. You will plan and effectively deliver training, workshops, and other learning forums centered around our strategic pillars of Manager Capability and Organizational Values.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Craft L&D Vision and Strategy that aligns with organizational goals and stakeholder needs.
  • Conduct thorough assessments of learning needs based on performance and engagement data, and through discussions with stakeholders.
  • Develop an annual learning roadmap/calendar that aligns with the overall strategy and addresses the identified learning needs.
  • Develop and deliver training sessions, workshops, and other learning forums across various formats, including in-person, virtual, and hybrid.
  • Assess the short-term and long-term impact of learning programs to ensure continuous improvement and alignment with the evolving needs of the organization.
  • Oversee career development practices, including but not limited to improving the career progression frameworks and associated policies
  • Oversee L&D budgets and maintain effective relationships with external vendors and partners.
  • Provide guidance to cluster and department heads on planning and implementing their specific learning needs.
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in the field by conducting regular research, attending external seminars, conferences, and relevant courses.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • You have built or scaled the L&D function in a dynamic organisation
  • You have the ability to analyze data and use it to inform L&D strategies
  • You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and can articulate your ideas to different stakeholders
  • You possess strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to set targets, prioritize effectively and make decisions
  • You are a strong team player who can manage multiple stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • You enjoy finding creative solutions to problems
  • You are a self starter and can organise your own work
  • You are adaptable and thrive in changing environments
  • You are detail oriented, with ability to deliver and communicate complex areas on time and succinctly.

What we offer

  • Uncapped flexible annual leave.
  • Hybrid work arrangement. 
  • Training subsidy for your professional growth.
  • Wellness benefit.
  • Team bonding budget to foster collaboration and sense of belonging.
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere (for up to 90 days per annum).
  • Culture is Key: We always strive to cultivate a special culture that brings special talents together - You can learn more about our culture on our careers site and LinkedIn Life page.

Equal Opportunity Statement 

Aspire is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by applicable laws. 


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