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Assistant Executive / Executive, Research & Statistics Unit

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Planning and Policy

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 Research & Statistics Unit


The Research & Statistics Unit of the Singapore Economic Development Board conducts national surveys on the manufacturing sector to facilitate policy and business decisions.


As an Executive of the Research & Statistics team, you will support the team in compiling timely and accurate data, as well as providing data insights.


Your key responsibilities include:


  • Liaise with companies on their survey submission which includes reviewing their survey submission for completeness and reasonableness, follow-up with them for clarification where necessary.
  • Analyse data from various sources and translate it into meaningful insights as part of industry monitoring
  • Assist in forecasting industries’ growth
  • Prepare statistical reports, infographics or data visualisation for internal and external publication
  • Perform general administrative duties within the team


To meet the challenges of this position, the candidate must have/be:


  • Trained in Business/Business Analytics/Accountancy/Finance preferred
  • Meticulous, detailed-oriented and have good analytical skills
  • Able to develop strong relationship and communicate confidently with respondents at all levels
  • A strong team player
  • Knowledge in Accounting and/or software such as Tableau would be an added asset


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
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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