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Senior / Assistant Director (Training Development & Standards)

Agency: Ministry of Health
Job no.: 531611
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Healthcare, Sciences (e.g. life sciences, bio-technology etc.), Training and Development

The Ministry of Health’s (MOH) vision is to champion a healthy nation with our people – to live well, live long and with peace of mind. As an open country constantly exposed to an interconnected world, Singapore faces complex issues in public healthcare. MOH constantly grapples with new challenges brought on by an increasingly globalised world, a rapidly ageing population and rising expectations. MOH’s responses to these challenges include preventing and managing the outbreak of diseases such as SARS and Influenza A (H1N1), designing a healthcare system that delivers care in an integrated and effective manner, growing the capacity and capabilities within the sector, and managing healthcare inflation.

As an MOH officer, you will be involved in formulating and implementing policies that guide Singapore’s healthcare ecosystem. You will work alongside a team with varied skills and backgrounds, but with the common goals of (i) promoting good health and reducing illnesses; (ii) ensuring that Singaporeans have access to good and affordable healthcare; and (iii) pursuing medical excellence. Your work will have far-reaching impact on the health and lives of Singaporeans.

You will play an important role to develop, implement and administer manpower strategies and initiatives involving professional manpower standards, regulation, training and development, and in collaboration with Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Pharmacist, Chief Allied Health Officer and Chief Dental Officer, to transform the in-service healthcare workforce to achieve prevailing national healthcare objectives.


Job requirements

  • Education in healthcare disciplines or training in public health, healthcare management, healthcare professional education, training and development will be advantageous
  • Five or more years of working experience in (a) healthcare and / or (b) education, training and development  and / or (c) regulation with at least 1 year in a supervisory position leading healthcare teams of 2 or more members
  • Strong writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Analytical, objective and diplomatic
  • Good networking and facilitating skills

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