Senior Manager / Manager, Industry Development [Industry Development Division 1] [#SGUnitedJobs]

SKILLSFUTURE SINGAPORE AGENCY
  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Job level
    Manager
  • Contract type
    Permanent

Job Description

Responsibilities

You will be reporting to the Team Lead and be part of a team  responsible to perform industry development and partnership engagement work:

Industry Development & Intelligence Building

  • Gather intelligence on local and international industry trends and translate into jobs and skills strategies

  • Identify and engage best-in-class partners to do demand sensing, develop training solutions and drive skills upgrading

  • Work with strategic partners to implement plans as part of the Next Bound of SkillsFuture 

Stakeholders Engagement

  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to implement the national SGUnited Skills Programme 

  • Work with companies and CET Centres (including IHLs) to curate programmes and explore different modalities to serve the needs of the different workforce segments 

  • Curate bridging modules in basic competencies such as workplace literacy, digital literacy and financial literacy to provide additional support to learners

  • Build networks with economic agencies, WSG, e2i, companies, trade associations & chambers, unions, and training partners to promote the SGUnited Skills Programme as part of the national SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package

  • Monitor closely with partners on the take-up of the SGUnited Skills Programme and gather demand in new emerging sectors with hiring needs

Account Management and Partnership Management

  • Identify, appoint/renew and engage enterprises and strategic partners to support above SkillsFuture initiatives

  • Manage partner contracts, disbursements and other administrative matters

  • Conduct and monitor periodic reporting of training partners’ efforts and outcomes

  • Appoint and manage partners for SGUnited Skills Programme and other relevant industry programmes

Requirements

  • Responsibilities

    You will be reporting to the Team Lead and be part of a team  responsible to perform industry development and partnership engagement work:

    Industry Development & Intelligence Building

    • Gather intelligence on local and international industry trends and translate into jobs and skills strategies

    • Identify and engage best-in-class partners to do demand sensing, develop training solutions and drive skills upgrading

    • Work with strategic partners to implement plans as part of the Next Bound of SkillsFuture 

    Stakeholders Engagement

    • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to implement the national SGUnited Skills Programme 

    • Work with companies and CET Centres (including IHLs) to curate programmes and explore different modalities to serve the needs of the different workforce segments 

    • Curate bridging modules in basic competencies such as workplace literacy, digital literacy and financial literacy to provide additional support to learners

    • Build networks with economic agencies, WSG, e2i, companies, trade associations & chambers, unions, and training partners to promote the SGUnited Skills Programme as part of the national SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package

    • Monitor closely with partners on the take-up of the SGUnited Skills Programme and gather demand in new emerging sectors with hiring needs

    Account Management and Partnership Management

    • Identify, appoint/renew and engage enterprises and strategic partners to support above SkillsFuture initiatives

    • Manage partner contracts, disbursements and other administrative matters

    • Conduct and monitor periodic reporting of training partners’ efforts and outcomes

    • Appoint and manage partners for SGUnited Skills Programme and other relevant industry programmes

    Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification
  • Up to 7 years of relevant work experience, and preferably in the training adult education sector 
  • Strong analytical skills and conceptual ability  
  • Good writing, effective communication and digital literacy skills.
  • Possess networking and negotiation skills, and can engage with stakeholders across all levels
  • Keen appreciation on industry development and workforce skills development issues.
  • A team player who is resilient, resourceful, adaptable and an agile learner, and can thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment to achieve outcomes in multiple projects managed      
  • Candidates without the relevant work experience but possess the required qualities are welcome to apply 
  • This is a 12-18 months contract position

Closing on 30 Apr 2021