Senior Assistant Director/Deputy Director (WoG ICT Infra), Policy and Governance
Smart Nation and Digital Government Office
Singapore, SG
3d ago
source : Government of Singapore

Categories : InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Policy Formulation

The Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) plans and prioritizes key Smart Nation and digital government projects, raises the standards of Government ICT and services, builds long-term capabilities for the public sector, and promotes adoption and participation in digital and smart innovations.

It takes a whole-of-nation effort, and we will actively engage the public, the industry and fellow agencies as we build a Smart Nation together.

Are you a change maker who likes creative thinking, embraces collaboration, is highly motivated and ready to be challenged?

Are you passionate about using technology to solve problems and make lives better?

Are you someone who can roll up your sleeves and rally different teams towards a common goal?

As the Senior Assistant Director / Deputy Director of Whole-of Government (WoG) ICT Infrastructure team , you oversee the programme management and policy development of WoG ICT infrastructure.

The team looks at how IT infrastructure (e.g. cloud, tech stack, broadband provisioning) can better support end user and agency business needs such as the Future Workplace initiative.

This could include designing governance structures and operationalising the usage of digital working tools such as iPads and common resource booking platforms etc.

Through adopting a service journey approach, you will be involved in coming up with the prototype / Proof of concept of what the future workplace for government should look like.

The team also looks at timely development of the government’s hosting and network IT infrastructures to support digitalization efforts.

This could include assessment of network speed, security risk and benefits for considering migration to commercial cloud.

To uplift the government ICT infrastructure, we draw guidelines and boundaries, and build tech stack components to facilitate developers’ work.

As part of a dynamic and fast-paced team, you will : -

  • Oversee the macro-sensing, planning and coordination of initiatives to ensure quality delivery of WoG ICT services.
  • Develop policies to support and drive the delivery to employees and agencies
  • Lead the team in identifying and developing strategic projects and enhancements to achieve optimal outcomes and efficiencies
  • Review ICT solutions design, efforts and costs estimates
  • Assist the Director in running the day-to-day operations of the team; motivate, guide and coach team member
  • If you have the following qualities : -

  • At least 8 years of working experience in consulting, policy or business development related to IT field, or IT project management
  • Supervisory experience with a team seize of at least 3 members
  • Experience in public policy and governance and implementation
  • Ability to think strategically and critically, with sharp problem solving and analytical skills
  • Inquisitive in nature and strong interest in technology development; good understanding in ICT and IT applications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to engage a wide spectrum of external and internal stakeholders; including multi-agency and inter-departmental teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Resourceful, proactive and adaptable to dynamic working environment
  • We are looking for self-motivated individuals who value integrity, teamwork and take pride in going the extra mile to provide excellent service.

    If you share our passion in shaping Singapore into a Smart Nation, we welcome you to join us!

    Only shortlisted applicants will be notified within 2 weeks after closing date. Successful candidates will be offered a 2-year contract in the first instance.

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