Career Opportunities

Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) is a statutory board with the mission to provide quality educational assessment and research services to our customers in Singapore, and other parts of the world. We are looking for team players who enjoy working in a dynamic and creative work environment. We invite you to join our team for a rewarding and challenging career.

We offer workshops and consultancy services to equip Education Professionals with specialised knowledge and skills in educational assessment. We look forward to working with you to continue achieving excellence in assessment services.

If you are interested, please refer to Careers@Gov for further information.

RESEARCH OFFICER (ASSESSMENT RESEARCH) – 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will conduct research on educational measurement and assessment issues and develop assessment services and products that are fit for purpose, educationally sound and positively transforming for stakeholders. He/She is expected to contribute to research studies which focus on harnessing technology to assess complex competencies for 21st Century education, apply statistical techniques to support assessment-related analysis and provide project management and consultancy services for assessment projects. With good progress, the officer can look forward to leadership opportunities in shaping the future of educational assessment in Singapore.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 3 years of experience in research studies, measurements, analytics and/or policy analysis
  • Experience in the education sector will be an advantage
  • Proficient in the use of statistical analysis software (e.g. SPSS, SAS, RUMM2020, R-Programming)
  • Experience coding applications with C/C#/C++, Visual Basic or Java Programming, will be useful
  • Adaptable, meticulous individual with excellent analytical skills
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in applied and practical manner to get buy-in from stakeholder groups
  • Enjoy working in teams in a dynamic and creative work environment
SENIOR MANAGER/MANAGER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT – 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Successful applicant will play an active role in leading a small team to manage and deliver IT Application projects. The key responsibilities include:

-       Manage IT Application projects, through the administration of initial requirements gathering and tendering process (launch, evaluate and award).

-       Supervise development and manage these contracts for subsequent operations.

-       Work closely with users and vendors on enhancements to ensure systems and services stay relevant with evolving business needs.

-       Perform necessary project risk management and devise relevant risk mitigating measures with users and vendors.

-       Manage subsequent running of systems and services and conduct periodic review to ensure project success.

-       Serve as  a technical consultant for the agency ICT projects by providing technical advice on technology trends and standards to meet present and future business needs.

-       Value-add by providing advice on some of the best practices in exploiting appropriate technology, reviewing, and improving these work processes based on understanding of the business and needs.

-       Continuously review existing policies against prevailing Instruction Manual (IM8) guidelines and implement the necessary changes to ensure existing policies continue to remain relevant.

-       Lead in the formulation and implementation of work processes to ensure SEAB’s compliance to Instruction Manual (IM8) policies.

-       Lead, coach and develop staff to sustain a high-performance team.

-       Serve as the Audit Liaison officer for Instruction Manual (IM8) audit.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

-       Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information/ Infocomm Technology, Computer or Electronics Engineering, or related field.

-       At least 8 years of relevant working experience as a Project Manager in at least 2 full project development life cycles, with at least one of them using Agile methodology.

-       Strong vendor management and interpersonal ability.

-       Strong analytical, conceptualisation and problem-solving skills.

-       An adaptable and enterprising attitude, willing to pick up new knowledge and take thoughtful risks.

-       Motivated by innovation to achieve tangible business outcomes.

-       Strong presentation skills, both written and verbal, to positively influence key partners.

-       Working experience in supporting audits and compliance management.

-       Experience in the public service and good knowledge of relevant IT policies  would be advantageous.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

If you are interested in any of the above position, please submit your application with your educational certificates to Careers@Gov.