#WSIP #SGUnitedJobs #PublicService Assistant Manager-Project Admin and Software Development

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description

#SGUnitedJobs / #PublicService [Assistant Manager, Project Admin and Software Development]

The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) (“the Authority”) leads Singapore’s digital transformation with infocomm media. To do this, IMDA will develop a dynamic digital economy and cohesive digital society, driven by an exceptional infocomm media (ICM) ecosystem – by developing talent, strengthening business capabilities, and enhancing Singapore’s ICM infrastructure. IMDA also regulates the telecommunications and media sectors to safeguard consumer interests while fostering a pro-business environment, and enhances Singapore’s data protection regime through the Personal Data Protection Commission.

As part of the #SGUnited initiative, we are looking for a Manager for the role of Assistant Manager, Project Admin and Software Development.


What You Can Look Forward To:

This position seeks to equip you with valuable work experience and acquire new in-demand skills to gain a firmer foothold in the job market when the economy recovers.

The following are features of this role in IMDA:

  1. Opportunity to work on projects guided by experienced practitioners;
  2. Participate in training programmes to build competencies required of the role;
  3. On-the-Job training with clear milestones and learning objectives; and
  4. Assessment and feedback session for development. 

What You Will Be Involved In:

As part of the “Train, Hold and Release” programme, we are looking for an Assistant Manager. This role belongs to the Resiliency and Cybersecurity Group, which is generally responsible for analysing industry trends, validating new technologies and solutions, monitoring and responding to threats, and formulating and reviewing policies to ensure that Singapore’s info-communication and broadcast networks and services remain resilient and secure to support national strategic initiatives such as Digital Economy and Smart Nation.


What You Will Be Working On:

  • Assist in procurement and project management
  • Source for solutions and platforms for telecoms projects
  • Develop software tools for in-house testing and modelling
  • Technical background preferred
  • Telecoms and software engineering experience preferred


Candidates should be familiar with the following:

  • Knowledge of telecoms networks and systems
  • Software engineering
  • Project management tools including Gantt Charts
  • Documentation


Technical Skills & Competencies that you will be able to learn during this programme:

  • Develop understanding of telecoms networks/systems as well as their component solutions and platforms
  • Expand knowledge and application of software development in relation to testing and modelling
  • Gain experience in managing IT/telecoms projects and their procurement processes
  • Build stakeholder management and collaboration skills


Other Information

  • This position is open to:
    • Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents; and
    • Applicants with no experience and mid-careerists who are looking to make a career switch
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
  • The traineeship is for a duration of 24 months.
  • Trainees will be given a monthly traineeship allowance.

Closing on 16 Jun 2021