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Lead/ Senior Lead, Safety & Security Industry Programme Office

Apply now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Cluster Groups/ New Businesses

About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg 

About Safety & Security Industry Programme Office

The New Businesses team in EDB aims to identity and incubate new industries that build on Singapore’s existing industry and research base and which could become important growth drivers for Singapore in 3-10 years.  

You will be part of the Safety and Security Industry Programme Office (SSIPO) team, responsible for shaping the Safety & Security industry, which includes segments ranging from video surveillance to biometrics. You will work closely with security technology companies such as NEC, Singapore Technologies, Thales, Idemia, Certis Cisco and Smiths Detection as well as relevant government stakeholders to develop and grow the sector in Singapore.

In this capacity, you will:

  • Actively monitor industry and technology trends to formulate appropriate industry development strategies
  • Identify and engage companies to consider Singapore as their location to site regional and global activities
  • Work with government stakeholders to develop Singapore’s infrastructure and research capabilities to meet future technological needs of the industry
  • Engage CEOs and other decision-makers in both private and public institutions to promote investments into Singapore, as well as facilitate policy and project implementation


To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:

  • Degree in any discipline
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience working with security technology companies would be an advantage
  • High level of initiative, analytical mind and strong attention to detail
  • A keen interest in trends and future industries
  • Singaporean


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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Last updated: Dec 13, 2017