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.

Full-Time Positions

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

ASSISTANT MANAGER / MANAGER, EXAM SYSTEMS - 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in supporting the end-to-end processes in the conduct of the e-Examinations, managing the existing e-Examination systems and development and implementation of new system projects to support the delivery of National Examinations.The key responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical support in exam operations and manage system enhancements for the e-Examination systems
  • Equip internal and external stakeholders with the skills and knowledge to use and manage the e-Examination systems
  • Work with stakeholders to plan, review, improve and implement the use of exam systems in National Examinations
  • Implement appropriate governance and standard operating procedures to manage risks and the IT operational processes for the exam systems
  • Assist in the management of system integration efforts of various exam systems
  • Assists in project management and testing of new systems

REQUIREMENTS

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Computer or Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, or related disciplines preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in IT project management, end-user IT support, operational management in the education field or public sector will be an added advantage
  • Good technical aptitude, and passionate about technology
  • Good analytical and organisation skills with attention to details
  • Effective communicator in writing, presentations and interpersonal communication, with the ability to influence diverse audiences and build strong partnerships with stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt, learn and multi-task in a fast-pace and complex environment
  • Good mix of business acumen, technical knowledge, and product development skills will be preferred

​ASSISTANT MANAGER / MANAGER, EXAM PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION - 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in the management of key examination processes to support the smooth delivery of the national examinations. Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and support the registration of candidates, which include the preparation of instruction booklets and management of registration systems
  • Manage exam compliance-related tasks, which include the arrangement and conduct of school visits, interviews and investigations
  • Review and process the end-to-end applications of special consideration and appeals
  • Provide customer service support to enquiries on examination matters from public and schools​

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 2 years of working experience in administrative and/or operations-related work
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Innovative mindset
  • High degree of integrity, is resul​t driven and able to multi-task effectively
  • Meticulous with positive working attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work effectively with and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Able to work effectively to achieve targets
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Good knowledge in IT applications (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Strong teamwork
  • Resilience​

​ASSISTANT MANAGER / MANAGER, EXAM OPERATIONS AND LOGISTICS - 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in planning, managing and executing the various marking and moderation activities to support the smooth delivery of the National Examinations. Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and support the nomination and appointment of markers/moderators
  • Plan and manage the end-to-end processes of the marking, including on-screen marking (OSM), activities
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of the GCE N/O/A Levels coursework activities, including coursework e-Submissions, in consultation with internal and external stakeholders
  • Engage SEAB stakeholders actively and work closely with IT teams/vendors in materialising SEAB’s digitisation efforts
  • Review and conduct after-action reviews (AARs) to identify areas to streamline processes

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience handling administrative matters in education sector
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, and comfortable with using IT systems
  • Keen interest in digital transformation projects
  • Team-player
  • Good project management skills
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Able to work effectively with and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Positive mindset with mental and resilience
  • Ability to adapt flexibly to different operating situations
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to work under the pressure of tight deadlines

 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE (FULL-TIME POSITIONS)

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