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Senior Manager / Manager, Industry Development [Industry Development Division 1]

Agency: SkillsFuture Singapore
Job no.: 536557
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Marketing/Business Development, Organisation Development, Public Relations/Corporate Communications/Psychology

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Education (MOE). It will drive and coordinate the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promote a culture and holistic system of lifelong learning through the pursuit of skills mastery, and strengthen the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore.

SSG will strengthen the adult training infrastructure by taking on all existing functions of the Committee for Private Education (CPE) and guide the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of adult educators. SSG will play a key role in the quality assurance for private education institutions and adult training centres. Together with educational institutions and training partners, SSG will ensure that students and working adults have access to high quality, industry-relevant training throughout life. SSG will also bring together synergies in continuing education and training (CET) and pre-employment training (PET), so skills requirements will continue to meet the demands of different sectors of the economy.


You will be reporting to the Team Lead and be part of a team responsible to perform industry development and partnership engagement work :

  • Gather industry intelligence and translate future business trends into emerging skills and jobs
  • Drive demand sensing for talent and skills needs by sectors/clusters, and map out Industry Transformation Map (ITM) unpacking strategies (for e.g. Built Environment, Healthcare/Community Care and Social Service sectors)
  • Plan capability development initiatives to build talent pipeline and upskill the existing workforce to meet growing industry needs, with aim to garner adoption 
  • Outreach and build networks with strategic partners such as economic agencies, employers, trade associations and chambers, unions and training providers, to understand sector needs and drive adoption of key capability development initiatives  
  • Roll out these initiatives, working through Institutes of Higher Learning, lead firms, best in class providers etc.
  • Oversee account management and performance management of Institutes of Higher Learning, lead firms, best in class providers


  • Tertiary qualifications
  • Up to 7 years of relevant work experience in industry development, business development and account management
  • A team player who is agile, adaptable, collaborative, highly independent,  committed and to a fast-paced environment that requires multi-tasking
  • Possesses strong stakeholder management, project management, analytical and decision making skills  
  • An effective communicator who possesses good English speaking and writing skills
  • Candidates without the relevant work experience but possess the required qualities are welcome to apply

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