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Senior Manager/Assistant Vice President (Strategy, OSTin)

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Others

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 the Office for Space Technology & Industry

The Office for Space Technology & Industry (OSTIn) is Singapore’s national space office. OSTIn is responsible for: (a) nurturing the development of space technologies to serve national imperatives; (b) growing a globally competitive space industry in Singapore; (c) fostering an enabling regulatory environment for Singapore’s space activities; (d) establishing international partnerships and contributing to the development of multilateral norms on space; and (e) supporting the development of Singapore’s future workforce through space-based STEM outreach.

 

Responsibilities

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Building sound understanding of outer space technology, policy and industry trends, and identifying opportunities to advance Singapore’s interest in space.
  • Coordinating the development and implementation of a coherent national outer space strategy and associated workplans, policies and initiatives to advance Singapore’s interests in space.
  • Analysing and mapping industry value chains, challenges, needs and opportunities and develop compelling value propositions and roadmaps that will help Singapore to succeed in the New Space industry.
  • Planning, structuring and project managing space technology projects, including developing and managing project workplans, budgets and tracking of KPIs.
  • Identifying, co-creating and managing collaborations with key stakeholders in the private and public sectors.
  • Performing Board Secretariat and other performance reporting functions

 

 Requirements

  • A strong interest and passion in outer space
  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant disciplines
  • At least 7 years of work experience in roles to do with technology policy and strategy, innovation or strategy consulting, preferably in both government and the private sector; those with at least 10 years of relevant work experience and at least 2 years of experience in managing a team will be considered for the role of Assistant Vice President
  • Ability to analyse in-depth complex issues and put forth actionable solutions, and meticulously plan and drive strategy implementation at the organisation level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken, and experience working with diverse stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a team player
  • Singaporeans

 

We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date

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