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Manager / Senior Manager / Assistant Director (Policy and Governance)

Agency: Smart Nation and Digital Government Office
Job no.: 536560
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Policy Formulation

The Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) plans and prioritizes key Smart Nation and digital government projects, raises the standards of Government ICT and services, builds long-term capabilities for the public sector, and promotes adoption and participation in digital and smart innovations. It takes a whole-of-nation effort, and we will actively engage the public, the industry and fellow agencies as we build a Smart Nation together.

Are you a change maker who likes creative thinking, embraces collaboration, is highly motivated and ready to be challenged?

Are you passionate about using technology to solve problems and make lives better?

Are you someone who can roll up your sleeves and rally different teams towards a common goal?

As part of the Digital Government ICT team, you will work in a dynamic team overseeing efforts to make the Government’s ICT systems and infrastructure more innovative, user-friendly, secure and resilient. These projects span the entire Singapore Public Service and require managers to keep the big picture in focus.

Our ideal candidate is a detailed planner, excellent communicator and top-notch analyst. You will seek out, develop and help implement strategic initiatives that drive whole-of-Government digitalisation. Acting as facilitator and mediator, you will work with project teams in GovTech and key stakeholders within SNDGO and other government agencies to usher key initiatives through their lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks, developing operational policies and facilitating communication with all stakeholders.

[Job Responsibilities]

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with internal and external stakeholder teams to develop strategies, implementation plans, and KPIs for key initiatives.
  • Creating and implementing comprehensive management plans for projects, with attention to transparent communication at all levels.
  • Evaluating, analysing and communicating project progress on a continuing basis, and responding to queries and concerns from top management with supporting research and recommendation.

[Job Requirements]

We are looking for self-motivated individuals who value integrity, teamwork and take pride in going the extra mile to provide excellent service. If you share our passion in shaping Singapore into a Smart Nation, we welcome you to join us!

[Work Experience]

An ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • 2-3 years working experience, preferably in technology
  • Experience in public policy and governance
  • Experience in business analysis/development

Knowledge in the following technical area(s) is advantageous:

  • Cloud technologies and platforms
  • Application development and deployment

[Personal Traits]

  • Inquisitive in nature and strong interest in technology
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to engage a wide spectrum of external and internal stakeholders; including multi-agency and inter-departmental teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Resourceful and proactive
  • Analytical and creative, with an eye for detail


Only shortlisted applicants will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date.
Successful candidates will be offered a 2-year contract in the first instance.

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