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Manager / Assistant Manager (Training Development & Standards)

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Agency: Ministry of Health
Job no.: 533683
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Healthcare, Sciences (e.g. life sciences, bio-technology etc.), Training and Development

The Ministry of Health’s (MOH) vision is to champion a healthy nation with our people – to live well, live long and with peace of mind. As an open country constantly exposed to an interconnected world, Singapore faces complex issues in public healthcare. MOH constantly grapples with new challenges brought on by an increasingly globalised world, a rapidly ageing population and rising expectations. MOH’s responses to these challenges include preventing and managing the outbreak of diseases such as SARS and Influenza A (H1N1), designing a healthcare system that delivers care in an integrated and effective manner, growing the capacity and capabilities within the sector, and managing healthcare inflation.

As an MOH officer, you will be involved in formulating and implementing policies that guide Singapore’s healthcare ecosystem. You will work alongside a team with varied skills and backgrounds, but with the common goals of (i) promoting good health and reducing illnesses; (ii) ensuring that Singaporeans have access to good and affordable healthcare; and (iii) pursuing medical excellence. Your work will have far-reaching impact on the health and lives of Singaporeans.

You will play a vital role to develop, implement and administer manpower strategies and initiatives involving healthcare professional manpower standards, regulation, training and development to transform the in-service healthcare workforce to achieve evolving national healthcare objectives.  As a member of a team, you will collaborate with healthcare practitioners, regulators, administrators and educators, to

  1. Organize and coordinate the efforts of practitioners and educators to develop competency frameworks, training roadmaps and programs;
  2. Set up and administer training grants to facilitate the provision and uptake of training and development; and
  3. Assess the risk of new and emerging healthcare roles and introduce appropriate manpower standards and governance to safeguard patients’ well-being.

Requirements

  • Education in pharmacy, nursing or allied health disciplines
  • Two or more years of working experience in healthcare
  • Prior experience with training of healthcare professionals and project management will be advantageous
  • Proactive and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team

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