#SGUnitedJobs Senior Manager, ICT Policy & Standards Development

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Job level
    Middle Management
  • Contract type
    Full Time
  • Salary
    S$6000 - S$10000

Job Description

GovTech is tasked to harness info-communications technology and related engineering for public sector transformation. The Governance Group within GovTech designs and implements progressive policies that continuously raise the technology standards and respond to the ever-changing nature of security threats. The group also puts in place effective compliance framework and works with all government agencies to achieve this.
This is a managerial position within the Governance Group with the responsibility to review, propose recommendations and develop effective infocomm policy, standards, guidelines and best practices, that aims to enhance the overall effectiveness of infocomm governance for whole-of-government.
What to Expect:
  • Plan and track achievement of programme outcomes
  • Conceptualise, implement and manage new programme
  • Review the policy, standards, guidelines and best practices periodically to ensure that the policy is aligned with the government strategic objectives, evolving business environment and priorities
  • Keep abreast of developments in the policy domain and standards in the global landscape and industry
  • Recommend and develop new policy, standards, guidelines and best practices  to supplement the current policy and standards  
  • Engage and consult stakeholders in the review and development of policy, standards, guidelines and best practices to obtain feedback and garner support
  • Develop and implement effective change management plan( such as communication plan and training programs) to drive adoption, implementation and  compliance to new or updated policy, standards, guidelines and best practices
  • Provide advice to stakeholders in adoption and implementation of policy, standards, guidelines and best practices
How to Succeed:
  • Minimum a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related discipline. 
  • At least 8 years of relevant working experience in policy development
  • Experience in policy writing is preferred
  • Good knowledge of Government infocomm environment and Data Management will be an added advantage
  • Good analytical ability and able to keep abreast of the developments in the policy domain, data standards and best practices and make sound recommendations
  • Ability to write and articulate well to express effectively the intent of the policy clauses and standards
  • Ability to balance strategic business perspectives vis-à-vis implementation considerations
  • Strong programme/project management skills
  • Strong persuasion, influencing and communication skills
  • Ability to understand and effectively analyse a situation and make decisions to address issues and problems

Closing on 28 Apr 2021