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Senior/Lead Executive (Assessment and Certification) - Professional and Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy

Agency: Singapore Polytechnic
Job no.: 542348
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Administration Support, Education, Marketing/Business Development, Training and Development

As Singapore’s first polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) prides ourselves in providing the best learning experience for our students in pre-employment and continuing adult education. The mission of SP is to prepare our learners to be life ready, work ready and world ready. Our vision is to be a caring community of inspired learners committed to serving with mastery.

Singapore Polytechnic's Professional and Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy is a leading continuing education and training (CET) academy that advocates the pursuit of lifelong learning and skills mastery. We offer a wide range of training programmes for adult learners to enhance their employability, and partner the industry closely in workforce development.  

Assessment or certification is part of the up-skilling and re-skilling journey to stay relevant in a job role. Reporting to the Deputy Director at PACE Academy, the appointee will play a vital role in championing Assessment and Certification of Competencies in PACE Academy. Not only should he/she have the understanding of competencies required in a variety of job roles, he/she must also possess a passion for working with industry partners and organizations. There will also be opportunities to develop and scope the curriculum and explore technologies relevant to the assessment or certification.


  • Identify opportunities / relevancy of assessment or certification by working with industry body / company involved and relating back to the school(s) and subject matter experts involved.
  • Collaborate with the identified industry partner to formally recognize the certification / accreditation. Share with industry / partner SP PACE Academy track-record. 
  • Do pro-active engagement with industry / regulatory body to strive for SP to be appointed as the certification centre. Work with identified school or subject matter experts to work out necessary assessment / accreditation methodology / rubrics. Purchase necessary equipment / software.
  • Work with internal marketing team to prepare outreach to companies / individuals to drive adoption.


  • 2 – 4 years working experience in the areas of Learning and Development (L&D)
  • Relevant qualifications and certifications in human resource development, social sciences, education and/or related fields
  • Keen interest in people development work
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage with all levels of staff, including senior stakeholders
  • Able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • A good team player
  • Resourceful and innovative individual who has an eye for details and spotting opportunities

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2020

If you are shortlisted for the position(s), you should hear from us within 30 days of the closing date of the advertisement. 

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