Principal / Senior Manager, Capability Development [MIPD] [#SGUnitedJobs]

  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Full Time

Job Description


MIPD oversees the review and coordination of initiatives to advance capabilities of the Training and Adult Education (TAE) sector in physical infrastructure, systems, manpower and skills.  You will be part of a team responsible to develop and implement manpower and skills plans to support and enhance the operational efficiency and training effectiveness of the TAE sector. 

You are expected to support divisional efforts as an information and consulting resource working closely with key industry stakeholders, institutions and adult educators to conduct analysis and develop reports on instructional/educational technologies and e-learning requirements that supports the development of plans and strategies to enhance the e-learning capabilities of the adult educators and improve overall andragogical quality. You may also assist in providing expertise to the adult educator community to meet the required outcomes of e-teaching to support training providers with the conversion of current courses to e-learning. The roles will include but not limited to the following: 

  • Coordinate with divisions and external stakeholders, such as institutions, to gather findings and conduct quality needs analysis on instructional/ educational technologies and e-learning 

  • Collect, store and maintain accurate and confidential data files to support planning and implementation of related projects

  • Identify and curate e-learning capability development programmes for adult educators in collaboration with partners 

  • Provide expertise and conduct activities to develop the capabilities of adult educators in the areas of design, development, and implementation of quality e-learning courses

  • Collaborate with divisions and external stakeholders to implement, manage and evaluate report/programmes/schemes outcomes 

  • Undertake any other assignments to support the division’s work


  • Tertiary qualifications, preferably in one of the fields of vocational and continuing education, or adult learning, or in a related field

  • Full WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) and Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education (DACE), or equivalent is preferred 

  • Up to 10 years of work experience, of which 5 years are in involved in CET work in the local TAE landscape 

  • Proven experience in andragogical curriculum design and delivery, and certification management 

  • Technologically savvy and possess good knowledge of e-learning standards and learning management systems

  • Familiar with content authoring software and applications commonly used to develop e-learning 

  • Strong analytical skills and conceptual ability  

  • Good writing, communication and digital literacy skills.

  • Proven networking and negotiation skills, and can engage with stakeholders across all levels

  • A team player who is independent, resilient, resourceful, adaptable and an agile learner, and can thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment to achieve outcomes

  • This is a 2-Year contract position

Candidates without the required qualifications but possess the relevant work experience and required skills will also be considered.



Closing on 01 Jun 2021