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 skillsAble 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, FINANCE – 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in managing the financial functions in relations to the exam personnel, candidates and external stakeholders. The key responsibilities include:

  • Plan, coordinate and manage all exam personnel-related payments and queries
  • Review and manage the all exam personnel rates
  • Manage all external billing to and collection from customers
  • Manage all refunds to candidates through various mode of payments
  • Support system development, testing and implementation to ensure smooth and efficient financial operations 
  • Manage and execute organisation excellence projects that may be assigned from time to time

REQUIREMENTS

  • A good tertiary qualification, preferably in Accountancy or Business
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience, preferably in public sector finance.
  • Experience in implementing finance-related systems will be an added advantage
  • Meticulous
  • Positive and collaborative mindset
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Innovative and resourceful
  • Outcome-driven
  • Ability to multi-task and resolve problems systematically
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications

ASSISTANT MANAGER / MANAGER, ORGANISATION CAPABILITY – 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in building a data and digitally workforce in SEAB and strengthening organisation capabilities and resilience through fostering a collaborative culture and robust knowledge management practices, processes and platforms. The key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain the data and digital capabilities competency framework and development roadmap
  • Plan, develop and conduct initiatives to build data and digital capabilities
  • Design and develop communications and engagement initiatives to foster an optimal knowledge management and knowledge sharing ecosystem
  • Assists in the review and implementation of the knowledge management policy and processes to enhance knowledge sharing and for business continuity purposes
  • Set up and maintain the physical and virtual resource library to support knowledge sharing and organisation learning

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in implementing a Knowledge Management System preferred
  • Proficient in SharePoint and other Microsoft applications
  • Keen interest in data visualisation and data analytics
  • Knowledge in competency frameworks and learning methodologies would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to engage internal stakeholders, and comfortable presenting at mid to large-scale events
  • Strong project management skill
  • Attention to details
  • Self-motivated

APPLICATION PROCEDURE (FULL-TIME POSITION)

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

Temporary Positions

HQ INVIGILATORS / PRESIDING EXAMINERS (PEs)

We invite retired or former officers from the following ministries to join SEAB as HQ Invigilators / PEs:

  • Education Officers from Ministry of Education
  • Uniformed Personnel from the Ministry of Defence or Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Staff from Ministry of Health or Ministry of Transport

Individuals with experience in invigilation/managing exams are also invited to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The main responsibility of the HQ Invigilators / PEs is to perform invigilation duties during the national examinations, non-national examinations and/or tests. The HQ Invigilators / PEs will have to ensure the security of the examinations and/or tests that they are assigned to conduct. HQ Invigilators / PEs are to conduct the examinations and/or tests according to the rules and regulations as determined by SEAB.

Appointed HQ Invigilators / PEs would be required to attend a compulsory briefing and training session before the start of the examination/test.

Period of Engagement: February 2020 to December 2020

REQUIREMENTS

  • Retired or former Education Officer from the Ministry of Education, or
  • Retired or former Uniformed Personnel from MINDEF and Ministry of Home Affairs, or
  • Retired or former staff from Ministry of Health or Ministry of Transport.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE (TEMPORARY POSITION)

 

Interested applicants may submit their applications via Careers@Gov for the following roles:

 

For Clarification

 

If you are interested in these positions and need further clarification, please email to SEAB_QSM@seab.gov.sg.

 

(Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be called for interview.)