Project Officer, Human Resources & Organisation Development (1 year contract)

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Job Description

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.



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About Human Resources & Organization Development Division



You will be part of a dynamic Human Resources & Organization Development team that formulates and implements people initiatives to support business strategies and maximize the potential of our employees.



As a Project Officer with the HROD team, your key responsibilities are as listed, but not limited to:


  • Provide timely support to the recruitment team in advertising job opportunities on various online portals/platforms, scheduling & coordinating interview arrangements with the relevant stakeholders and processing on-boarding requests for new hires
  • Plan the Orientation training calendar; working with the respective content owners and conduct New Hire Orientation sessions
  • Ensure all job descriptions and assessment tools are up to date and maintain the candidate database
  • Support panel interview arrangements with the relevant stakeholders, manage admin/logistics for Associate Bootcamp and process on-boarding for Associates
  • Support overseas-posted officers in their posting matters, including visa applications and relocation matters
  • Administer processes to facilitate record keeping and maintenance of personnel files
  • Data cleansing and verification of existing data
  • Other adhoc matters


The successful candidate should have/be:


  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in a related field/ role in HR, Marketing or related disciplines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organised, detail oriented, meticulous, IT savvy and thorough in follow-through
  • Resourceful and able to think creatively and possess good initiative in proposing new ideas/solutions
  • Understanding of recruitment best practices, benefits schemes and/or HR information systems like SAP would be an advantage
  • Strong Excel and data analysis skills would be an advantage
  • Results oriented with the ability to stay focused, efficient and effective in managing multiple priorities
  • Excellent presentation, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Singaporean



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

Closing on 28 Oct 2021