Project Officer, Digital Industry Singapore (1 year contract)
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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 Digital Industry Singapore (DISG)
The Digital Industry Singapore (DISG) office is a joint office comprising officers from EDB, ESG and IMDA. DISG will drive job creation, capability building, enterprise development and internationalization across key local and international digital enterprises. The role of DISG will be to oversee Singapore’s efforts in industrializing digital, which is the building up of supply-side companies in the digital industry vertical. The work of digitalizing industries will be driven by the respective sector leads as part of the Industry Digitalization Plans.
About the role
In this role, you will have an overview of DISG’s desired outcomes and acquire a strong understanding of our product management systems and processes. You will work closely with a diverse group of officers across EDB, ESG and IMDA on incentive administration, and will consolidate industry insights on a quarterly basis. You will also have the opportunity to develop presentations for internal and external audiences.
Respond to or liaise with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. emails, and addressing general queries)
Assist with secretariat duties including arranging for meetings, maintaining schedules, developing performance measurement presentations and associated materials to update key stakeholders, and developing and maintain best practices for incentive administration and disbursements
Coordinate logistical plans for external trips and internal team events
Manage internal processes to ensure timeliness and compliance with DISG’s deliverables
Maintain databases and proper documentation of files
Conducting industry and incentive monitoring, and supporting account managers to upload projects into internal product management systems
Extract and organize division-wide project data for analysis and reporting, and for management use
Analyse and create performance dashboards to help monitor the quality of investments into Singapore across company archetypes
Partner with EDB’s business teams including policy, finance and corporate planning to service accounts
Onboard new colleagues through conducting training on incentive administration
Background in Business / Accounting /Finance or related disciplines
At least 2 years of relevant work experience. If you possess experience working with multiple internal and external stakeholders, as well as using product management IT systems, it would be an advantage
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
IT Savvy and able to pick up the use of different IT systems quickly
Possess a self-motivated and positive attitude, able to work within a fast-paced team
Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills with the ability to work with a diverse team
Willingness to explore new ideas and processes
We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.
Advertised: Singapore Standard Time 03 Dec 2021
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
31 Mar 2022