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Assistant Director (Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management Department)

Agency: National Environment Agency
Job no.: AD(EPCM)/EPCM/JOPD/031219
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Home Team Uniformed Services, Others, Singapore Armed Forces, Enforcement

Formed on 1 July 2002, the National Environment Agency (NEA) is the leading public organization responsible for improving and sustaining a clean and green environment in Singapore.

The NEA develops and spearheads environmental initiatives and programmes through its partnership with the People, Public and Private sectors. It is committed to motivating every individual to take up environmental ownership and to care for the environment as a way of life.

By protecting Singapore's resources from pollution, maintaining a high level of public health and providing timely meteorological information, the NEA endeavours to ensure sustainable development and a quality living environment for present and future generations.

As an Assistant Director (Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management Department), your roles will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Assist the Branch Head in the implementation and review of Standing Operating Procedures and work with the Operations Divisions/Departments in managing incidents
  • Manage the daily operations in the NEA Operations Centre as a team of operations specialists
  • Develop and review contingency plans at the intra and inter-agency level
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the various emergency/contingency plans and standing operating procedures to respond to a situation or crisis
  • Design and conduct exercises to validate the various plans to improve contingency, operational and security readiness
  • Carry out Secretariat functions in coordinating inter and intra agency level meetings and exercise planning meetings


  • At least 10 - 15 years of broad-based experience in operations planning/training and staff work with the SAF or Home Team equivalent
  • Experience in running or part of an Operations Centre team or an Ops Trainer will be an advantage
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Basic Microsoft Sharepoint knowledge will be an advantage
  • Required to perform shift work occasionally on a rotational basis, manage incidents outside of normal office hours and on weekends
  • Able to work independently

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