Senior Associate/Manager (Technology, OSTin)
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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.
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Office for Space Technology & Industry
The Office for Space Technology & Industry (OSTIn) is Singapore’s national space office. It is responsible for nurturing the development of space technologies to serve national imperatives, growing a globally competitive space industry in Singapore and fostering an enabling regulatory environment for Singapore’s space activities. To support these objectives, OSTIn also seeks to build international partnerships and contribute to the development of multilateral norms on space. In addition, OSTIn also supports the development of Singapore’s future workforce through space-based STEM outreach.
In this role, your responsibilities will include:
Analyse the latest space technology, policy and industry trends to identify opportunities to advance Singapore’s interests in space
Plan and manage space technology projects, including developing and managing project workplans, budgets and tracking of KPIs
Plan and manage the end-to-end administration of research grants which includes the management of grant call processes, ensuring compliance to relevant guidelines and managing grant disbursements.
Develop deep understanding of local space industry players, their needs and strategies to develop and implement solutions that would support the growth of these industry players and the local space ecosystem
Cultivate strategic relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders in the research and industry ecosystem
Background preferably in Science or Engineering and/or relevant interdisciplinary fields.
Experience in scientific and engineering research and/or relevant work experience in technology project management is preferred. At least 4 years of relevant work experience will be required to be considered for Manager position.
A strong interest and passion in outer space
Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills; able to analyse in-depth complex issues and put forth actionable solutions
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken; including ability and experience in engaging and managing stakeholders across all levels of seniority internally and externally Possess a driven, self-motivated and positive attitude, excellent work ethic and is a team player
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 05 May 2022
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
31 Aug 2022