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Senior Manager (Business Development – Technical) - contract

Agency: Info-communications Media Development Authority
Job no.: 552457
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Marketing/Business Development, Others

Info-communications Media Development Authority ( offers a rewarding career that gives you a front seat in the fast-changing infocomm media sector, where technology and content are shaping the way people view the world more than ever.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, where talented individuals and teams can make a difference. Whether you are developing a telecommunications policy affecting consumers or spearheading a scheme to nurture budding media talents, each member of IMDA contributes towards driving innovation, enhancing productivity for economic growth, and improving the quality of life for all Singaporeans.

As a statutory board in the Ministry of Communications and Information, IMDA promotes and regulates the infocomm and media sectors.

Job Description

We would like to invite independent and self-motivated individual who has keen interest in innovative ICM technologies and working with high growth technology companies to join the Innovation and Tech Ecosystem team.

The Accreditation team at IMDA and SPARK programme seeks to nurture and grow promising technology companies at difference stages, to scale rapidly and compete in the global arena. You will be part of a dynamic team to work with CXOs of accredited companies to help them establish track records, pitch to investors, create new market opportunities and grow internationally.

You will also collaborate with industry partners, agencies and internal IMDA divisions to support the growth of the accredited companies, with the aim to drive Singapore’s digital transformation using best in class local-based technology solutions.


  • Establish partnerships with local and foreign partners such as tech ecosystem partners, foreign government and research institutes
  • Manage cross-functional teams to ensure all aspects (technical, financial and operations) of the evaluation are performed to high standards
  • Identify unique value propositions and perform deep dive analysis on technology and product architecture
  • Develop strategies with C-suite of Accredited and SPARK companies to support their growth plans, including facilitation of strategic partnerships & marketing
  • Orchestrate solvers mix and create partnerships amongst ICT coys to better address problem statement of Open Innovation Challenges
  • Collaborate with the industry, government agencies and internal departments to co-create impactful initiatives to meet programme objectives
  • Promote technology adoption within Government and Enterprises through creating opportunities for technical proof-of-concept
  • Build knowledge and expertise in emerging technologies, e.g. AI/Data Science, Cybersecurity, IoT, Robotics, etc.
  • Support planning and reporting activities for division update to senior management / board members


(A) Academic

  • Background in technology and business related fields

(B) Experience

  • 7 years experience or more in business consultancy, partner management, technical pre-sales or project management experience in ICT industry
  • Works in a Technical Architect / Technology & Business consulting / Corporate Innovation environment
  • Strong technical knowledge and/or domain expertise in forefront technology areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity and IoT

(C) Other areas of Consideration

  • Self-motivated, organised, can work independently
  • Exercise initiative and flexibility
  • Plugged into the ICT tech, start-up and/or R&D ecosystem in Singapore
  • Good communication skills, able to interact with key stakeholders to influence decisions and engage in strategic discussions
  • Able to conceptualize, communicate and provide clarity on new ideas
  • Commercially-savvy

Position will commensurate with experience.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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