Talent Acquisition Manager (1-Year Direct Contract)

  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) aims to transform the delivery of Government digital services by taking an outside-in" view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with citizens and businesses to co-develop technologies.

Join us as we support Singapore’s vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.



With our Mission - Engineering Digital Government. Making Lives Better - delivering digital transformation within the public service is at the heart of what GovTech does. We harness the best infocomm technologies to make a difference to the everyday lives of Singaporeans, and in order to do so, we need the best people on board to live up to our mission. In the People and Organization Division (POD), we spearhead initiatives to recruit, nurture and develop talents within GovTech.


As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you will partner key stakeholders in managing the full recruitment life cycle. In this role, you will understand external trends in the market, engage top talents for our opportunities, actively manage the client and candidate throughout the process, assess and evaluate talents for roles and manage negotiations through to close. More importantly, you must be an agile individual who not only thrive in a dynamic work environment but has the X-factor to attract talents to be part of the GovTech story.


What to Expect:

  • Manage the full recruitment life-cycle, from gathering requirements to conducting interviews to offer management

  • Be an advisor to the business in developing recruitment strategies to attract top tech talents, be recognised as a subject-matter-expert in all recruitment related matters

  • Build relationships and engage talents in the market, providing excellent candidate experience 

  • Work in partnership with internal cross divisions to improve employer branding, participate in marketing/outreach campaigns

  • Identify passive candidates through research, internal and external networking, and direct outreach

  • Contribute ideas and participate in initiatives to improve and streamline recruitment processes

  • Timely updates in the recruitment system so as to adopt a data-driven approach to recruitment 


How to Succeed:

  • Sourcing and recruitment experience, with proven record of successful placements, preferably in the high-tech industry 

  • Experienced in using social media, job boards, internet sourcing, and other means to reach out to passive candidates

  • Good business acumen and excellent negotiation skills to influence and engage stakeholders of all levels

  • Experience in using insights and data to influence executives

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Graduates in engineering/technology preferred, though not a must




Closing on 10 Feb 2022