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Senior Associate/ Manager, Strategy Advanced Manufacturing (1+1 year contract) #SGUnitedJobs #publicservice

Apply now Agency: Economic Development Board
Job no.: 4000998
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories: Organisation Development


About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

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About Advanced Manufacturing

The Advanced Manufacturing team in EDB is responsible for designing and executing national manufacturing strategies to drive transformation and growth of Singapore’s manufacturing ecosystem. This will include research, analysis and solutions development in close partnership with various teams in EDB and external stakeholders (government and industry partners) to formulate and review strategies, develop ecosystems, design value propositions and programmes and identify new business opportunities for implementation. As part of the team, you will find yourself at the forefront of shaping Singapore’s manufacturing sector, which is the key pillar of Singapore’s economy.

This is an individual contributor role. For more experienced candidates with project management experience, the Manager position will entail greater responsibilities in terms of managing project work streams and participating in inter-agency taskforces.

You will report to the Vice President and Head, Advanced Manufacturing.



In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Research & analysis of disruptive trends and developments in the manufacturing sector
  • Working closely with key companies, teams in EDB and relevant external government agencies to support the development of value propositions and products to ensure that our manufacturing base remains competitive through constant transformation.
  • Strengthening the brand of Singapore as a world class advanced manufacturing hub through Community Platforms that foster interaction and collaboration e.g supporting the team in events organisation, communication campaigns and developing marketing materials
  • Supporting Account Managers in their company engagement and jointly shaping new opportunities.



  • Knowledge and interest in manufacturing
  • 1-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in research, market analysis, strategy development role
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking, with ability to structure analysis on ambiguous/ complex issues and distil insights and actionable solutions
  • Demonstrate keen sense of business acumen, ability to adapt and react quickly to changes in priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken; including ability and experience in engaging and managing internal and external stakeholders across all levels of seniority
  • For the Manager position: Strong project management and leadership skills with the ability to lead cross-functional teams and multiple workstreams, and deliver outcomes effectively and efficiently


We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


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