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Assistant Director/Deputy Director, Digital Inclusion

Agency: Info-communications Media Development Authority
Job no.: 560906
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications

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.

Assistant Director/Deputy Director, Digital Inclusion 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for review and formulation of next phase of Digital Access programme, to better meet the needs of beneficiaries.
  • Oversee the running of Digital Access programme comprising various schemes designed to address specific digital gaps.
  • Manage key stakeholders and partners, and leverage industry’s capability and strength to further the cause of Digital Access schemes targeting at low-income; Digital for Life Fund projects helping Singaporeans embrace digital as a lifelong pursuit and enrich their lives using digital.
  • Oversee the management and implementation of various Fund schemes to support ground up initiatives that contribute to digital readiness or Digital for Life cause of digital technology & inclusion; or digital literacy & wellness.
  • Oversee the operations of grant calls, proposals evaluation & award, project management and claim disbursement.
  • Develop and deepen staff’s competencies in policy & strategy development, scheme operations and management, funds management & grants administration, as well as stakeholders management.


  • Background in Economics, Political Science, Public Administration or Law would be an advantage
  • At least 12 years of experience in public policy making and scheme operations
  • Have experience managing a team with at least 4 members for at least 6 years
  • Have good appreciation of social sector
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong problem-solving and project management skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Good people management, negotiation and leadership skills

Position will commensurate with experience.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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