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 (DATA SCIENCE), ASSESSMENT RESEARCH – 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in handling, analysing and mining data to provide meaning analysis and visualisation for decision making. The key responsibilities include:

  • Analyse large amount of data for trends and patterns, and build predictive models and machine learning algorithms
  • Apply sound methodologies in data science, statistical analysis and data mining
  • Perform data visualisation to derive insights and value-add to decision making
  • Develop automated marking models for different subjects with constructed responses ranging from answers that are one sentence in length to complex answers requiring an essay or analysis 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Trained in the field of Data Science, or Computer Science, or Statistics, with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in manipulating data sets, building statistical models and hands-on experience in machine learning applications
  • Fresh graduates with relevant exposure can be considered
  • Strong in programming experience and proficient in Python/R/C++
  • Possess knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques, such as clustering, recommender systems, Natural Language Processing, Deep learning etc., and their real-world applications
  • Possess knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts, such as regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.

 

RESEARCH OFFICER, ASSESSMENT RESEARCH – 2-YEAR CONTRACT
RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in conducting research on educational measurement and assessment issues, as well as in developing assessment services and products that are transforming for stakeholders. The key responsibilities include:  

  • Conduct research studies which focus on harnessing technology to assess complex competencies for 21st Century education 
  • Apply statistical techniques to support assessment-related analysis
  • Provide project management and consultancy services for assessment projects
  • Develop assessment services and products that are fit for purpose, educationally sound and positively transforming for stakeholders 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Trained in Mathematics and/or statistics-related field
  • Experience in the education sector will be an advantage
  • Proficient in the use of statistical analysis software (e.g. STATA, SAS, RUMM2020, R-Programming)
  • Experience in the use of coding applications (such as Visual Studio) with C/C#/C++, Visual Basic or Java Programming, will be useful
  • Adaptable, meticulous individual with excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in an applied and practical manner to obtain buy-in from stakeholder groups
  • Enjoy working in teams, in a dynamic and creative work environment
SENIOR MANAGER, ORGANISATION CAPABILITY – 2-YEAR CONTRACT
RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will serve as the team lead for the Organisation Capability Department, to oversee the capability building of staff, innovation and staff recognition initiatives, while having a key role in planning and leading initiatives to enhance employee engagement and employee well-being, and strengthen the culture of the organisation.

 The key responsibilities include:  

  • Plan and implement relevant initiatives to enhance employee engagement, foster employee well-being and strengthen culture of the organisation.
  • Administer the Public Service Employee Engagement Survey (PS EES) and relevant employee engagement-related surveys, and draw insights to current climate of engagement level.
  • Supervise the work of the Organisation Capability Department which includes Learning and Growth of staff, Awards, Knowledge Management and building of Data and Digital competencies.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 5 years of experience in Organisation Development and Employee Engagement, with at least 3 years of experience in supervising a team.
  • Able to conduct facilitation, and communicate and engage different levels of stakeholders.
  • Able to analyse data and draw relevant insights to design relevant interventions.
  • Familiar with employee engagement and culture-building practices and Organisation Development concepts. Knowledge of Design Thinking would be advantageous.
  • Familiar with Whole-of-Government Awards, e.g., PST Awards.
  • Familiar with Competency Frameworks.
  • Possess a creative mind and have a flair for design.
  • Possess an outgoing and pleasant personality.
  • Is resourceful and self-motivated.
SENIOR MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCE – 2-YEAR CONTRACT
RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will oversee the Human Resources (HR) unit to drive the implementation of HR policies and strategies, talent acquisition efforts, rewards and recognition initiatives, workforce planning and career development of staff, performance management, succession planning, deployment of HR data analytics, and manage HR administrative matters such as manpower budgeting and reporting.  

 The key responsibilities include:  

  • Talent attraction and retention.
  • Overseeing compensation and benefits policies and procedures.
  • Curating and developing various career development initiatives.
  • Developing staff engagement and welfare programmes and benefits.
  • Deployment of HR data analytics to identify and forecast workforce trends, to derive meaningful insights to facilitate decision making and make recommendations.
  • Providing guidance on processes in relation to staff performance appraisal, and conduct and discipline.
  • Partnering internal recreation club on the implementation of employee well-being programmes.
  • Administering the day-to-day operations of the HR unit.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 5 years of HR practitioner experience, preferably in the public service.
  • Good understanding of the Public Service’s HR policy and Employment Act.
  • Good communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and navigate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Experience in data analytics and having the ability to use appropriate tools to streamline work processes for better efficiency are added advantages.
  • Possess high level of integrity and work ethics. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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