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Assistant Director, Evaluation & Analytics

Agency: Health Promotion Board
Job no.: 532835
Work type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories:Healthcare, Research and Analysis, Statistics

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.

Overview of Policy, Research and Surveillance Division

Advance the transformation of health promotion through the delivery of internationally-recognised and high-performing policies, evidence and intelligence.

Overview of Programme Evaluation Department

To advance the transformation of health promotion through the adoption of a systems and multi-disciplinary approach to programme evaluation, leveraging new data

Summary Objective of Role

The job holder will drive and lead programme analytics with a focus on delivering measurable outcomes for programme evaluation and influencing business strategies. This would be done through working as part of dynamic business and marketing teams to come up with well-articulated measurement framework and impact assessment strategy as well as driving integration and cross-analytics of multiple big datasets (e.g. programmatic, surveillance, disease and app-based data).


  • Lead a team to set up and implement analytics to drive programme evaluation to inform HPB’s strategies and facilitate an assessment of the impact of HPB’s work on the nation’s health outcomes
  • Drive the application of big data collected from population level programmes to develop new use cases that can help drive HPB’s goal of delivering personalised behavioural nudges across programmes and marketing
  • Drive collaborations and partnerships across public and private sector partners to advance and widen health promotion in broader research agenda


  • Qualifications in data analytics, statistics, public health, epidemiology or related field, or candidates with other disciplines with relevant experience are welcomed to apply
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in data analytics, with at least 2 years in supervisory capacity
  • Have worked with large data sets including statistical analysis, data visualisation or data mining.
  • Working knowledge of forecasting/predictive modelling tools would be a plus
  • Proficient in the use of data visualisation tools (e.g. Tableau, Microsoft Power BI), MS Excel (advanced), SPSS, STATS or equivalent analytics tools;
  • Strong communication skills with proven track record in leading and collaborating with business stakeholders independently both within and outside of the organisation

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