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SeaGroup
26May
Associate, Public Policy
SeaGroup   via SeaGroup

Monitor the regulatory and political landscape in the region to keep abreast of changes in the industries we operate inConduct research into various policy issues as mandatedAssist in the preparation of meetings, events and conferences with external stakeholdersCoordinate with our internal teams to develop and execute relevant, strategic campaigns and initiativesRequirements
A degree from a well-regarded university with good academic credentials
At least 1 year of experience in a public    Read more

policy or relationship management role
An interest in politics and an understanding of how governments formulate policy is a plus
Sharp, resourceful and hungry for learning about issues, current events and market developments
Strong analytical skills
Passionate about the internet industry. Familiarity with the gaming, e-commerce and/or digital payment space is a plus
Stellar people and project management capabilities
Excellent communications skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to communicate in one of the ASEAN languages is a plus

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Info-communications Media Development Authority
26May
Director, Senior Go Digital Programme Office
Info-communications Media Development Authority   via Careers@Gov

Director, Senior Go Digital Programme office
 
Digital technologies are becoming an integral part of society today and digital adoption is no longer a good-to-have, but is key in ensuring public health and safety, and an essential enabler for daily activities. 
 
The Senior Go Digital Programme Office is committed to help seniors to embrace infocomm technology to connect better with the community and to take part in opportunities in the digital    Read more

economy. 
 
As Director, Senior Go Digital Programme Office, you will lead an inter-agency team to develop strategies and programmes for a digital society, in particular, to ensure that senior citizens are equipped with the digital tools, solutions and connectivity, as well as the skills and know-how, to use technology actively, responsibly and confidently.
 
Your responsibilities include:

Lead, conceptualise, direct and oversee the execution of strategic programmes to increase infocomm usage and digital literacy among seniors.
Develop and enhance the relationship with key partners in public, people and private sectors to drive alignment to Senior Go Digital objectives. This includes working closely with education institutions, industry and community partners to develop and deploy various programme to the seniors.
Develop & oversee execution of marketing strategies for outreach programmes.
Strategise and develop effective and consistent communications on key messages to stakeholders and members of the public.

 
Requirements: 

Minimum 10 years of experience in marketing, programme management or policy formulation with at least 5 years in management capacity
Good knowledge and understanding of infocomm technology trends and infocomm applications for end-users 
Effective communication skills in writing, presentation, negotiation and influencing
Effective stakeholder engagement skills
Strong sense-making and ability to think on the feet
Good leadership skill with experience in leading and coaching teams

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Government Technology Agency
25May
#SGUnitedJob Deputy Director, Planning and Special Projects, Cybersecurity Group
Government Technology Agency   via Careers@Gov

The Cyber Security Group (CSG) is the cybersecurity arm of GovTech that is committed to creating a safe and secure digital government. CSG delivers technical and operational capabilities to counteract cyber threats, provides thought leadership on transformative cybersecurity governance and policies, and strengthens the cybersecurity posture of government agencies in a manner that is sustainable, pragmatic, and effective.
If you are someone with a strong cybersecurity background who is    Read more

passionate about technology and looking for opportunities to work with a team of practitioners and leading industry experts, we welcome you to join CSG.
As a Deputy Director (Planning & Special Projects) you will be tasked to lead, develop and drive cyber security strategies and plans to protect the IT interests of the Whole-of-Government (WOG). You will be a change agent to support the secure adoption of new technologies and to influence through policy positions, a risk-based approach towards cybersecurity controls.
 
What to Expect:

Responsible to lead the strategic planning for the cybersecurity defense of WOG
Work closely with cross-functional teams to establish, formulate and monitor the cybersecurity programmes and initiatives and ensure they are in line with GovTech’s cybersecurity directions.
Lead cybersecurity strategy and plans formulation, conceptualization of new initiatives for WOG to ensure continuous and relevant protection of the WOG ICT assets 
Develop and continually enhance an architectural view of WOG cybersecurity measures, and developmental roadmaps of key capabilities
Engage and influence stakeholders’ expectations of GovTech’s cybersecurity strategy, policy, posture and defensive measures.
Review, endorse, align and ensure cybersecurity considerations in GovTech’s corporate strategic plans with proper risk management and migration plans
Strategize and drive partnership with the cybersecurity ecosystem, as well as engage the industry and professional communities to augment GovTech’s cybersecurity capabilities 
Assess and advise senior stakeholders on the latest strategic and geopolitical developments in cybersecurity, emerging information technology landscape, and innovative security products and technologies that may drive changes in cybersecurity strategies and policies
Lead cybersecurity resource planning and management, track and analyse programme progress and performance, and catalyst enhancements to strengthen cybersecurity capabilities in Government
Benchmark WOG cybersecurity programmes, capabilities and performance against industry, international and leading institutions’s standards, best practices and norms

 
 
How to Succeed:

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent. Post graduate degree in business management or Technology management.
Over 15 years of working experience in cybersecurity strategy development and designing/implementation of cybersecurity policies, procedures and management framework.
Has strong cyber security policy development background, preferably with knowledge in agile methodology
Certification in related cyber security professional body, e.g. CISM, CISA, CISSP preferred.
Knowledge on security controls requirements, technology processes, security policies, risk measurements and best practices.
Possess good communication skills with the ability to build effective and strong working relationships with all levels.
Strong leadership and management skills with proven stakeholder management experience.
Excellent written and presentation skills required.

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Government Technology Agency
25May
Business Analyst (Data Analytics)
Government Technology Agency   via Careers@Gov

We are looking for Business Analysts (Data Analytics) who’s interested in using data to help the government design solutions that address its policy and business problems, and stay close to the needs of the general public. The applicant will be responsible for demonstrating how better use of data can help recommend new policies, streamline operations or bring more customised solutions for citizens. He/ She should have some training    Read more

and working experiences on data analytics, and should be comfortable with hands-on data manipulation, data modelling and data visualisation.
 
What to Expect:

Provide data analytics consulting services to the government agencies, including data analytics planning and strategy – perform data analytics visioning and road-mapping, business case development, implementation planning, organisational planning, budget and risk management planning
Work closely with stakeholders to understand their needs/ pain points, scope the problem and develop business case on how to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used for policy making, streamlining operations or developing solutions for citizens.
Advise stakeholders on the key ICT trends and best practices in data analytics, assess applicability for adoption and recommend solution that best fits stakeholders’ needs
Perform data cleaning, pre-processing and feature engineering that facilitate meaningful analysis
Work closely with data scientists to mine insights from structured and unstructured data and to resolve complex statistical modelling problems to answer pertinent business questions.
Design dashboards and interactive visualisation as tools for data exploration as well as for storytelling. Present analytics insights to business users and stakeholders
Work with stakeholders to ensure smooth deployment and adoption of new solution

How to Succeed:

Degree/Master in any discipline that would equip the candidate with the necessary skills to come up with strategic solutions for IT projects
Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience
Ability to take a broad, strategic perspective as well as drill deep to understand business needs and challenges
Understand key concepts, techniques and considerations in Machine learning and Data analytics
Training and relevant experience in one or more of the following areas:

Statistical modelling tools such as: R, Python, RapidMiner, Knime, SAS, Matlab or SPSS
Data manipulation using scripting languages like Python or using ETL tools
Visual analytics technologies like Tableau, Qlikview or D3.js
End-to-end analytics architecture, preferably with some working knowledge of big data stack

Excellent communications skills, both oral and written, with ability to pitch ideas and influence stakeholders
Strong analytical, conceptualisation and problem solving skills
Team player with strong organisation and people handling skills
Passion for the use of analytics and data to improve public service

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Government Technology Agency
25May
#SGUnitedJobs Data Scientist
Government Technology Agency   via Careers@Gov

We are looking for Data Scientists who are interested in using data to draw insights that will result in policy changes or business process optimisation, benefiting the public. The applicant will be scoping the project with stakeholders, using data sets across Government Agencies, applying business acumen to tease out relevant impactful insights, and presenting insights in a clear, concise manner by using appropriate visualisations.
He/she should have some training    Read more

and working experiences on data analytics, and should be comfortable with hands-on data manipulation, data modelling and data visualisation. He/she should also be comfortable with engaging stakeholders on refining their business problems, and prioritising the more potential impactful ones.
The analytics work that we do are typically action oriented and cross-cutting across various domains such as social, economic and infrastructure sectors. Over time, he/she will gain exposure to various policy and ops domains and being more adept in bridging between business users and technical expertise.
What to Expect:

Work closely with stakeholders to understand their needs/pain points, scope the problem and develop business case on how to turn data into critical information and knowledge that are actionable, to be used for policy making, streamlining operations or developing solutions for citizens. 
Perform data cleaning, pre-processing, feature engineering and build relevant models to conduct meaningful analysis. Know which visualisation technique is appropriate to communicate the insight effectively. Iterate with the stakeholders to perform subsequent deep dives based on the initial insights.
Depending on the required business needs, design of dashboards and interactive visualisation as tools for data exploration as well as for storytelling may be expected. 
Potentially deployed to other Government Agencies to be their resident Data Scientist. This will involve executing data analytics projects for the Agency, as well as providing data analytics consulting services to the Agency, which could include providing advice on how to structure analytics teams in the Agency, data analytics visioning, planning and implementation strategies to build strong pipeline of impactful projects

How to Succeed:

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Quantitative Social Science, or related degrees. We will also factor in relevant certifications (e.g., Coursera)
Minimum 2 years of relevant working experience, preferably in public sector or data science field
Ability to take a broad, strategic perspective as well as drill deep to understand business needs and challenges
Understand key concepts, techniques and considerations in machine learning and data analytics
Training and relevant experience in one or more of the following areas:

Data science tools such as R, Python
Visual analytics technologies like Tableau, Qlik

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with ability to pitch ideas and influence stakeholders
Strong analytical, conceptualisation and problem solving skills
Team player with strong organisation and people handling skills
Passion for the use of analytics and data to improve Public Service

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Info-communications Media Development Authority
24May
Manager, Senior Go Digital Programme Office (2-year contract)
Info-communications Media Development Authority   via Careers@Gov

Manager, Senior Go Digital Programme Office (2-year contract)
Digital technologies are becoming an integral part of society today and digital adoption is no longer a good-to-have, but is key in ensuring public health and safety, and an essential enabler for daily activities.
The Senior Go Digital Programme Office is committed to help seniors to embrace infocomm technology to connect better with the community and to take part in opportunities in    Read more

the digital economy.
As Manager, Senior Go Digital Programme Office, you will support inter-agency team to develop strategies and programmes for a digital society, in particular, to ensure that senior citizens are equipped with the digital tools, solutions and connectivity, as well as the skills and know-how, to use technology actively, responsibly and confidently.
 
Your responsibilities include:

Conceptualise, direct and oversee the execution of strategic programmes to increase infocomm usage and digital literacy among seniors.
Develop and enhance the relationship with key partners in public, people and private sectors to drive alignment to Senior Go Digital objectives. This includes working closely with education institutions, industry and community partners to develop and deploy various programme to the seniors.
Develop & oversee execution of marketing strategies for outreach programmes.
Strategise and develop effective and consistent communications on key messages to stakeholders and members of the public.

 
Requirements:

Minimum 8 years of experience in marketing, programme management or policy formulation with at least 5 years in management capacity
Good knowledge and understanding of infocomm technology trends and infocomm applications for end-users
Effective communication skills in writing, presentation, negotiation and influencing
Effective stakeholder engagement skills
Strong sense-making and ability to think on the feet
Good leadership skill with experience in leading and coaching teams

Position will commensurate with experienceOnly short-listed candidates will be notified

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Info-communications Media Development Authority
24May
Assistant Manager/Manager (Programme Office), Senior Go Digital Programme Office (2-year Contract)
Info-communications Media Development Authority   via Careers@Gov

Assistant Manager/Manager (Programme Office), Senior Go Digital Programme Office (2-year Contract)
Digital technologies are becoming an integral part of society today and digital adoption is no longer a good-to-have, but is key in ensuring public health and safety, and an essential enabler for daily activities.
The Senior Go Digital Programme Office is committed to help seniors to embrace infocomm technology to connect better with the community and to take part    Read more

in opportunities in the digital economy.
As the Assistant Manager/Manager Programme Office, Senior Go Digital Programme Office, you will require effective co-ordination of the Programme’s workstreams and management of their inter-dependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising. The officer will be responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of the programme. He/she will maintain the programme environment to support each workstream arising from it through a programme management office.
Your responsibilities include:

Ensure overall consistency and coherence of the Programme
Collaborate with existing teams who are currently overseeing and/or implementing individual workstreams within the Programme, to have oversight of ongoing activities and better synergise efforts
Drive / undertake planning related tasks and policy development
Align efforts across different projects
Initiate interventions whenever gaps in the Programme are identified or when issues arise
Identify and access tools or programmes, developing new ones if necessary
Ensure that the delivery of outputs is on time and in accordance with plan
Provide administrative and secretariat support
Monitor and review progress of the various workstreams
Provide timely reporting on the progress of the Programme

 Requirements

Background in business, project management or related field
At least 5 years of experience in relevant area of work
Proven experience in programme management e.g. good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and exceptional time-management skills including the ability to prioritise and manage competing demands
Strong ability to work in teams, especially coordinating across functions
Proven multi-stakeholder management skills to drive collaboration cross projects/teams;
Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills
Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Position will commensurate with experienceOnly short-listed candidates will be notified

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PUB, The National Water Agency
22May
Planner/Senior Planner (Policy & Regulation), Coastal Protection Department (2-year contract)
PUB, The National Water Agency   via Careers@Gov

As an Planner/Senior Planner in Coastal Protection department, you will be part of a team to develop strategies for protecting the most vulnerable segments of the coast and low-lying areas in Singapore.
Your job role will include, but is not limited to the following:
• Formulate legislation and policies to safeguard the integrity of coastal protection infrastructure and facilities.
• Review policies and legislation with regard to climate changes adaptation, statutory    Read more

powers and liabilities over coastal protection infrastructure and coastal protection reserves, securing/ vesting of coastal protection reserves.
• Coordinate and manage Coastal Protection Expert Panel to review and guide coastal protection programme development, and to accelerate build up of local coastal protection expertise.
• Develop and oversee overall stakeholder engagement strategy including strategic communications programmes in line with coastal protection development plans.
Requirements
• Degree in relevant discipline including engineering, economics, geography
• Candidates with working experience in policy and planning related functions are preferred
• Good knowledge of policy formulation, communication and implementation
• Good knowledge of public administration, governance, economics, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Multi-Criteria Analysis.
• Knowledge in PUA, SDA and their related regulations, as well as other legislation related to coastal protection (e.g. Planning Act, Building Control Act, Foreshores Act, land acts, etc.).
• Proficient in basic Microsoft Office suite software and knowledge in Geographic Information System (GIS) platforms is preferred
• Self-motivated and driven  
• Works well independently and also a good team player

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National Youth Council
22May
Internship - E-learning Development Intern, Operational Safety Management, OBS
National Youth Council   via Careers@Gov

Internship Title
>E-learning Development Intern
 
Internship Period
3 months
 
Internship Outline:
To assist the team in developing online platform for e-learning and onboarding process of Manager (OSM) position.
 
The Operational Safety Management team is responsible for developing new policies, processes and training to ensure the safe conduct of OBS daily operations (local & overseas), so as to deliver a safe and quality operating environment. The team also plans and organizes regular safety review activities    Read more

involving local and overseas experts of its training facilities and operations to ensure that they meet both local and international industry standards.
 
Learning Outcome
As E-learning Development Intern, you will gain the exposure and be familiar in the development of onboarding and policy development processes. You will also gain critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
 
Intern’s Projects/Outline 
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Consolidate and organise both work and policy information related to Operational Safety Management (OSM) unit

To build and design an online platform from scratch and ease the process flow for new on-boarding Managers in OSM

 
You are:

Self-motivated
Independent learner and a Team Player as well

 
Estimated allowance per intern
S$800
 
Work location
OBS Pulau Ubin
 
About National Youth Council (NYC) & Outward Bound Singapore (OBS)
At National Youth Council (NYC), we believe in a world where young people are respected and heard, and have the ability to influence and make a difference to the world. Together with our partners, we develop future-ready youth who are committed to Singapore by instilling in them a heart for service, resilience and enterprising spirit.
 
Outward Bound Singapore (OBS), a division of the National Youth Council (NYC), is part of a world-wide adventure-based training network in more than 30 countries.  OBS is one of the leaders in adventure education in the region.  Over the past 50 years, more than 500,000 individuals (ranging from youth to adults) have been impacted by an OBS experience.
 
Creating Opportunities for All Youth to Be Heard, Be Empowered, Be the Change
>As the national agency for youth matters, NYC provides opportunities for youth to share their views, hear diverse perspectives as well as take action on issues that matter to them. We also aim to imbue youths with the values and skills to thrive in a globalised world while keeping a strong Singapore heartbeat. To find out more, visit www.nyc.gov.sg

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Ministry of Health
22May
Assistant Director (Organisational Development)
Ministry of Health   via Careers@Gov

Responsibilities
You will lead a team to support Senior Management in the longer-term transformation of the public healthcare sector, through organisational development to engage our colleagues and shape our MOH culture. The portfolio will involve the assessment of the organisation’s and divisions’ needs and designing of interventions to build a culture of openness, empowerment, learning and innovation in MOH, with a focus on strategizing how to transform the organisation    Read more

into a future-ready MOH. In addition to culture-building, other areas of focus include change management and capability development. You will have the opportunity to learn skills in organisational development and design, facilitation (e.g. via focus group discussions) and engagement.
You should enjoy working with others, strategic thinking on how to structure and align the organisation to achieve its strategic goals and objectives, and be proactive and dynamic in studying and analysing how we can improve our organisational practices.
Requirements

Relevant background training, preferably with at least 8-10 years’ experience in related areas such as policy formulation, strategic planning and / or healthcare would be advantageous
Knowledge of manpower management principles and practices to ensure the sufficiency of workforce levels and development of workforce capability
Experience leading a team
Ability to think analytically and critically
Possess intellectual flexibility and socio-political sensitivity, strong communications and written skills
Ability to work independently or as a team in a fast paced environment

If you are shortlisted for the position(s), you should hear from us within 30 days of the closing date of the advertisement.

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