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Executive/Senior Executive/Assistant Manager (Research & Information Management), CYGO/RPG (1-Year Contract)

Agency: Ministry of Social and Family Development
Job no.: 553014
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Economics/Statistics, Research and Analysis, Social and Community Development

“We are Professionals with Passion for People”

The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) develops the “heartware” for Singapore through our policies, community infrastructure, programmes and services. Our mission is to nurture resilient individuals, strong families and a caring society that can overcome challenges together.

We are committed and passionate in developing a strong social service sector, and play key roles in shaping the future of Singapore. Through these efforts, we hope to play a part in helping our citizens achieve their hopes and aspirations for themselves and their families.

A career in MSF is a challenging and fulfilling one that allows you to make a difference in shaping the lives of Singaporeans. If you are driven and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we welcome you to be part of the MSF Family!

Description of Group:

The Rehabilitation and Protection Group (RPG) provides services for the rehabilitation of adult and juvenile offenders and the protection of children and families. We are passionate and committed to making a difference in the lives of these children, youths and families and are looking for like-minded individuals who share the same passion as us to join our dynamic and life-changing team.

Description of Division/Branch:

The Central Youth Guidance Office (CYGO) is an inter-ministry setup comprising officers seconded from MOE, MHA and MSF. We look into early intervention strategies to prevent youth-at-risk from committing crime. As the central co-coordinating agency, we keep an overview of the programmes and services for the youth-at-risk and look into addressing the gaps.

Brief Description of Job Scope:

As an officer in the Central Youth Guidance Office (CYGO), you will work with various partners to formulate strategies to prevent youth-at-risk from committing crime.


  • Formulate, review and implement information management policies related to work on youth-at-risk offending and re-offending issues, within MSF and across Ministries.
  • Maintain CYGO’s data system as data administrator. 
  • Conceptualise research and evaluation studies, manage the progress of these studies, and report and translate findings for policy and application.
  • Request for, clean and analyse data, to distil useful insights for policy and application.
  • Conduct literature review for emerging youth offending issues.
  • Provide consultation on research and statistical matters to our stakeholders and partners.
  • Support the National Committee on Prevention, Rehabilitation and Recidivism (NCPR) secretariat and the SkillsFuture Tripartite Taskforce on Youth Work secretariat.

Competencies Required:

  • Tertiary qualification
  • Relevant experience in policy, data analysis and/or research
  • Relevant experience in data visualisation tools (e.g., Tableau) and data analytical tools (e.g., SPSS, R, Python)
  • Ability to write and communicate clearly and succinctly
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and in teams


The successful candidate will be offered a 1-year contract.

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