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Assistant Director, Leisure-Time Physical Activity & Weight Management - Program Design & Development

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Agency: Health Promotion Board
Job no.: 532113
Work type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories:Healthcare, Marketing/Business Development, Organisation Development, Others

Established in 2001, the Health Promotion Board’s (HPB) vision is to build a nation of healthy people.

We aim to empower residents in Singapore to attain optimal health, increase the quality and years of healthy life, and prevent illnesses, disability and premature death.

To achieve this, HPB drives national health promotion and disease prevention programmes, spearheads health education initiatives and creates a supportive environment in Singapore where healthy lifestyle options are available and accessible for healthy living every day.

The Physical Activity and Weight Management (PAWM) team aims to make the physically-active lifestyle an integral part of Singaporeans' lives. The objective is to encourage more Singaporeans to incorporate sufficient level of physical activity (PA) into their daily lifestyle to improve their health. HPB aims to achieve this by educating local residents & seeding more incidental PA (IPA) and Leisure Time PA (LTPA) programmes.
 
Responsibilities
Reporting to DD (PAWM), Assistant Director Program Design & Development under the Leisure Time PA (LTPA) & Weight Management (WM) Department, you are expected to oversee a team to manage HPB’s physical activities programs to Singaporeans. You are expected to be excellent in program operations and execute programs smoothly. 
You will manage a small team to:
 
  • Work across HPB’s divisions to collaborate and promote effective physical activity strategies & delivery of programs across Children, Youth & Adults segments
  • Conduct in-depth analysis & assessment to provide insights on effective physical activity strategies and plans to the targeted segments
  • Design, develop and execute effective innovative programmes to promote physical activity to target segments and put in place a review mechanism to improve program offerings
  • Establish, review and manage operations and processes to ensure programmes are executed with good corporate governance
  • Manage stakeholders (internal & external, government, corporate) and vendors for synergistic programme delivery
  • Responsible for team’s workplans, budget, KPIs, reports, invoices and payment
 
Key Competencies
  • Highly-motivated and flexible
  • Ability to think strategically, with a good foundation and instinct for ground operations
  • Strong on-ground operations and execution experience, and multi-level coordination skills
  • Strong planning skills
  • Ability to communicate well, verbally and in written form
  • Dynamic team player and effective collaborator
  • A good sense of humour
 
Requirements
  • Possess relevant qualifications preferably in health-related science, program design & development or related disciplines and/ or least 10 years of relevant working experience, with a track record of results for program innovation, development and operations;
  • Demonstrate excellent project and vendor management skills
  • Experienced in leadership skills and managing small teams
  • Possess excellent inter-personal skills and emotional intelligence to be able to work within and across teams in a matrix structure
  • Possess good verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Self-starter and possess good problem solving skills

 

The Physical Activity and Weight Management (PAWM) team aims to make the physically-active lifestyle an integral part of Singaporeans' lives. The objective is to encourage more Singaporeans to incorporate sufficient level of physical activity (PA) into their daily lifestyle to improve their health. HPB aims to achieve this by educating local residents & seeding more incidental PA (IPA) and Leisure Time PA (LTPA) programmes.
Responsibilities
Reporting to DD (PAWM), Assistant Director Program Design & Development under the Leisure Time PA (LTPA) & Weight Management (WM) Department, you are expected to oversee a team to manage HPB’s physical activities programs to Singaporeans. You are expected to be excellent in program operations and execute programs smoothly. 
 You will manage a small team to:
Work across HPB’s divisions to collaborate and promote effective physical activity strategies & delivery of programs across Children, Youth & Adults segments
Conduct in-depth analysis & assessment to provide insights on effective physical activity strategies and plans to the targeted segments
Design, develop and execute effective innovative programmes to promote physical activity to target segments and put in place a review mechanism to improve program offerings
Establish, review and manage operations and processes to ensure programmes are executed with good corporate governance
Manage stakeholders (internal & external, government, corporate) and vendors for synergistic programme delivery
Responsible for team’s workplans, budget, KPIs, reports, invoices and payment
Key Competencies
Highly-motivated and flexible
Ability to think strategically, with a good foundation and instinct for ground operations
Strong on-ground operations and execution experience, and multi-level coordination skills
Strong planning skills
Ability to communicate well, verbally and in written form
Dynamic team player and effective collaborator
A good sense of humour
Requirements
Possess relevant qualifications preferably in health-related science, program design & development or related disciplines and/ or least 10 years of relevant working experience, with a track record of results for program innovation, development and operations; 
Demonstrate excellent project and vendor management skills 
Experienced in leadership skills and managing small teams 
Possess excellent inter-personal skills and emotional intelligence to be able to work within and across teams in a matrix structure
Possess good verbal, written and presentation skills
Self-starter and possess good problem solving skills

 

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