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Manager, Industry Development (Built Environment) (1-year Contract)

Agency: Workforce Singapore
Job no.: 563993
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Marketing/Business Development

Workforce Singapore (WSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). It will oversee the transformation of the local workforce and industry to meet ongoing economic challenges.

WSG will promote the development, competitiveness, inclusiveness, and employability of all levels of the workforce. This will ensure that all sectors of the economy are supported by a strong, inclusive Singaporean core.

While its key focus is to help workers meet their career aspirations and secure quality jobs at different stages of life, WSG will also address the needs of business owners and companies by providing support to enable manpower-lean enterprises to remain competitive. It will help businesses in different economic sectors create quality jobs, develop a manpower pipeline to support industry growth, and match the right people to the right jobs


You will be part of a team to:

  • Identify and assess key industry, manpower challenges and skills requirements
  • Roll out new nation-wide initiatives through implementing a data-driven approach. These initiatives include the COVID-19 Stabilisation and Support Package, the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Support Package and Senior Worker Support Package, amongst others. 
  • Develop engagement plan and recommend appropriate solutions based on organisations business and manpower needs
  • Work closely with sector agencies and industry partners on industry development/ sensing
  • Track programmes’ progress updates and industry related information/statistics
  • Work with internal and external partners to support outreach, marketing and networking events that will increase awareness and adoption of best practices/programmes


  • Able to analyse data and present distilled facts and findings and recommendations
  • Possess good understanding of relevant industry background, trends, manpower and human capital skills needs and business value chain in the HR ecosystem would be advantageous
  • Good understanding of various government initiatives in relation to manpower interventions and various human capital practices
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Achievement-oriented, tenacious and entrepreneurial
  • Relevant work experience in business development/ account management/ project management role would be advantageous

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting. 

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