Manager / Senior Manager (Science and Tech Secretariat) - Contract
National Parks Board
2d ago

Categories : Research and Analysis, Sciences (e.g. life sciences, bio-technology etc.)

At the National Parks Board (NParks), we take pride in conserving our natural heritage and enhancing green spaces for all to enjoy in our City in Nature.

We have a multi-talented and highly passionate team that is driven by the goal to create a unique world-class living environment through excellence in biodiversity conservation, greenery and recreation, and veterinary care in partnership with the community.

If you share our love for nature and animals, and our zest for innovation and continuous learning, we have the perfect working environment for you.

The National Parks Board recently established a secretariat to advance the organisation's science and technology (S&T) plans.

Among several priorities, this team supports the identification and capture of intellectual value arising from research and development conducted or supported by the organisation.

Key Roles

We are looking for a manager or senior manager to join our team for a 6-month project to integrate existing and develop new policies and procedures for optimising intellectual property (IP) value in NParks.

As the organisation leverages science and technology to improve the management of parks and green spaces in Singapore, we increasingly create valuable knowledge and innovative solutions for greater societal and economic benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities

IP management is an essential component of our overall strategy, and the person will be expected to review and develop NParks' IP foundations, including new processes and training for staff to identify IP and assess its value.

The person will also review NParks' IP management strategy. The person must ensure these deliverables account for NParks' unique context, strategic concerns, and objectives.


In order to successfully deliver the project, applicants must have demonstrated work experience in scientific research, IP management, and technology transfer.

Additional requirements include :

  • Degree in a relevant field of the natural sciences
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with other research teams and key stakeholders in government, industry and academia
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Appointment will be on a 6 months' contract basis.

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