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Assistant Director (Partnerships, Impact & Industry Digital Plans (PII), SMEs Go Digital)

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Agency: Info-communications Media Development Authority
Job no.: 560790
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications

Info-communications Media Development Authority (www.imda.gov.sg) 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.

Assistant Director (Partnerships, Impact & Industry Digital Plans (PII), SMEs Go Digital)
 
You will formulate the development of Industry Digital Plan (IDP) 2.0 through engagement with sector lead agencies, trade associations & chambers (TACs) and the industry to drive transformation of SMEs using digital technologies that lead to SME growth and productivity. You will establish strong partnerships with banks and telcos to grow the SMEs’ adoption and utilisation of digital solutions supported under the SMEs Go Digital (SMEsGD) Programme e.g. Start Digital, Grow Digital initiative, including multiple-agencies initiatives e.g. Hawkers Go Digital, Heartlands Go Digital. Your key responsibilities would include stakeholder management, product/project management, sectoral development, analysis of the adoption and utilisation of sector specific digital solutions. 
 
Responsibilities
  • Understand the industry, challenges and trends from the Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs), discussions with industry stakeholders and literature research.
  • Formulate the development of IDP 2.0, including stakeholder consultation and validation from meetings and workshops. 
  • Seek internal and external stakeholders at senior levels for endorsement of the IDP 2.0.
  • Work with sector leads, consultancy firms, TACs and industry partners to develop use cases, content and insights on how SMEsGD initiatives can be relevant in IDP sectors.
  • Coordinate across agencies and internal teams to ensure strategy and alignment, curate and implement impactful projects under the SMEsGD Programme, including availability of pre-approved digital solutions for IDP, CTO-as-a-Service (CTOaaS), Start Digital, Grow Digital, Hawkers Go Digital and Heartlands Go Digital.
  • Develop strong partnerships, formulate business strategies with agencies, industry players and TACs to drive the adoption and utilisation of digital solutions.
  • Product planning including develop strategy, conduct analysis and track performance measures on initiatives under PII’s portfolio.
 
Requirements
  • Good writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management and working with broad spectrum of stakeholders from different vertical industries.
  • Strong communicator to be able to bring across clarity in technical solutions in small group setting or addressing a large audience.
  • Experience in product management and development or demonstrated work experiences with international outlook.
  • Up to date knowledge of IT industry practices and solutions with strong aptitude for IT and Digital Solutions.
  • Domain knowledge of one or more key industries is a plus: manufacturing, land/air/sea transport, construction, environment services, security, early childhood, healthcare, financial services, legal, retail, food services/manufacturing, logistics, media etc.
  • Proactive self-starter, analytical, self-motivated, high energy and driven yet able to work well within a team and motivate the team
  • Ability to multi-task, quick to adapt and able to work in fast pace work environment.
  • At least 10 years of working experience with some years of experience leading a team, and preferably with government agency experience.
  • Background in Business, Computer Science or equivalent.
 
Position will commensurate with experience.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified

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