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Senior/Assistant Director, Future Economy Programme Office

Apply now Agency: Ministry of Trade and Industry
Job no.: 529084
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories: Research and Analysis

Responsibilities 

The officer supports and coordinates efforts across the Government to transform Singapore’s economy, spur economic growth, and create good jobs for Singaporeans. This role provides extensive exposure to Singapore’s economic development goals and challenges, and the development and implementation of economic strategies across the Government.  

Some of the key roles played by the officer include: 

  • Researching and recommending strategies to spur economic growth and enhance competitiveness, including international best practices for economic development that can be adopted, or adapted to Singapore’s context. 

  • Maintaining oversight and coordinating the implementation of the recommendations of the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE), including monitoring and reviewing the implementation progress and effectiveness of Industry Transformation Map (ITMs). 

  • Collaborating with ITM lead agencies and external partners (e.g. unions, trade associations and chambers) to implement and refine economic strategies, taking into account economic trends, policy directions and research. 

  • Partnering other public agencies to identify and design strategies that cut across the ITMs and other economic activities to maximise synergy, and to create new growth opportunities.  

  • Working with funding agencies to secure adequate resourcing for ITM initiatives. 

  • Supporting the FEC as Secretariat. 

 

Requirements 
 
You should have:  
 
* strong analytical and research abilities  
* strong learning orientation (e.g. a curious mind, a preference to refine new ideas) 

* excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to understand the needs of stakeholders 
* good presentation and writing skills 

* deep interest in Singapore’s economy and economic development strategies

 

For applications to our positions, we regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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