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[Expired] Senior Officer/Assistant Head, Human Capital

Posted On :28 Sep 2013


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Human Resource Management
  • Years of Experience: 2
  • Skills: Communications skills, Interpersonal skills

Job Descriptions


You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of highly motivated individuals within the Human Capital Division in the Economic Development Board (EDB).

The Human Capital Division creates and implements solutions to ensure a sustainable cutting-edge workforce to drive current and future growth industries in Singapore.

As part of the team, you will be actively involved in one or more of the following areas of work:
Workforce Augmentation

  • Influencing national manpower polices and strategies to ensure Singapore’s competitiveness, as well as continued and sustainable access to foreign workers
  • Creating initiatives and solutions to augment manpower requirements for Singapore’s industries;
  • Developing a robust international school landscape as infrastructure to ensure Singapore’s attractiveness as a re-location destination for executives from global companies
  • Education and Workforce Development
  • Developing a conducive national Pre-Employment Training and Continuous Education & Training environment that supports capability development for EDB sectors. 
  • Talent Programmes & Capability Development
  • Develop EDB-wide horizontal initiatives, programs & tools to enhance manpower & talent development
  • Sectoral Manpower Strategies
  • Co-develop sectoral resource optimisation & talent strategies with EDB’s industry cluster divisions 


To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be: 
• A good Honours degree in any discipline. Fresh graduates are welcomed to apply
• Independent, inquisitive, open-minded and resourceful 
• Strategic thinker with strong analytical ability 
• Good language and writing skills
• Familiarity and interest in the areas of education, training and human capital development would be advantageous
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to engage both internal and external clients
• Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident 


About This Company

EDB is the lead government agency responsible for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore’s position as a global business centre and grow the Singapore economy.  We dream, design and deliver solutions that create value for investors and companies in Singapore.  In so doing, we generate economic opportunities and jobs for the people of Singapore; and help shape Singapore's economic future.

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