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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in the development and implementation of ICT projects to support the delivery of large scale national examinations. The key responsibilities include:
  • Support the research, development and enhancement work of the exam systems
  • Provide technical and operations support in the conduct and delivery of e-Examinations
  • Work with stakeholders to plan and administer the e-Examinations
  • Assist in the management of systems integration, IT processes and security
  • Equip stakeholders with skills and knowledge to manage the exam systems

REQUIREMENTS

  • A tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology or related discipline from a reputable institution
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in research, development and consultancy for large and complex IT projects, preferably in the Public Service
  • Experience in IT Project Management and/or operational management skills will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in ITIL V2 or ITIL V3 is preferred
  • Strong technical aptitude and passionate about technology
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills with attention to details
  • Effective written, communications, presentation and inter-personal skills to influence diverse audience and engage stakeholders
  • Good balance of business acumen, technical knowledge and product development skills
  • Self-motivated and resourceful

 


ASSISTANT MANAGER / MANAGER (RESOURCE MANAGEMENT), CORPORATE PLANNING - 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will plan and manage the financial resources to meet SEAB strategic objectives. The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Manage the allocation of financial resources
  • Prepare and analyse financial management reports
  • Manage the Governing Board Secretariat function
  • Support the review of financial policies and procedure and governance framework

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good tertiary qualification from a reputable institution, preferably in Accountancy or Business
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in the public sector finance
  • Able to work independently and multi-task effectively
  • Meticulous and resourceful
  • Self-motivated with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good writing, facilitation and verbal communications skills
  • Team player with a positive work attitude

 


ASSISTANT MANAGER / MANAGER, ASSESSMENT SERVICES - 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in the planning, coordination, administration and smooth delivery of the training and consultancy services, assessment courses, seminars, conferences, test and examinations. The key responsibilities include:

  • Gather and understand the requirements and expectations of clients for timely delivery of services
  • Coordinate the training and consultancy services, courses, seminars and conferences
  • Plan and administer tests and examinations
  • Gather and collate feedback from clients on services rendered
  • Maintain the databases and provide the quarterly report

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum a tertiary qualification in any discipline from a reputable institution
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in operations-related work, project management and/or administering training and consultancy programmes or courses
  • Meticulous and reliable
  • Good written and communications skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • Keen to develop professionally and enjoy new challenges
  • Has good knowledge in MS Words, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Good writing, facilitation and verbal communications skills
  • Team player with a positive work attitude


  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (ASSESSMENT RESEARCH)

    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

    • Minimum 3 years of experience in research studies, measurements, analytics and/or policy analysis
    • Experience in the education sector will be an advantageProficient 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  
     

    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 PRESIDING EXAMINERS (HQ PEs)

    If you are a retired or former Education Officer / Uniformed Personnel from MINDEF or Singapore Police Force, we would like to invite you to join SEAB as HQ PE.

    The main responsibility of the HQ PE is to perform invigilation duties during the national examinations. The HQ PE will have to ensure the security of the examinations/tests that he/she is assigned to conduct. He/She is to conduct the examinations/tests according to the rules and regulations as determined by SEAB.

    Appointed HQ PEs will be required to attend a compulsory briefing and training session before the start of the examination.

    Period of Engagement: July to November

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Retired or former Education Officer from the Ministry of Education, or
    • Retired or former Uniformed Personnel from MINDEF and Singapore Police Force

     

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR HQ PEs

    1. You can download the HQ PE Application Form.

    2. The completed application form and additional document can be submitted via:

    a. Fax to 62725613 (Attention: Exam Operations Department), or

    b. Mail to the following address

    To: Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board

    3 Geylang Bahru Lane

    Singapore 339626

    3. Alternatively, you can submit your application via Careers@Gov.