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Senior Officer/Assistant Head (Science and Engineering Research Council- Engineering Cluster)



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Job Description

The Engineering Cluster promotes R&D and innovation to support major sectors such as Precision Engineering, Marine & Offshore, & Aerospace. These cover a wide spectrum of areas such as digital manufacturing, additive manufacturing, laser & optics, standards, automation and robotics.

The Senior Officer/ Assistant Head will be part of the Engineering Cluster at the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), with the following key areas of work:

·         Assist SERC management in the administration of A*STAR Research Entities, including governance, budget management and achievement monitoring.


·         Work with relevant ministries and public agencies, industry partners and public sector research performers to identify emerging trends and competitive opportunities, and foresight science and technology areas for potential investments in Singapore.


·         Facilitate the conceptualization and development of programmes to address current gaps, and to build capabilities for Singapore’s future readiness.


·         Ensure that funded programmes under officer’s portfolio remain on track to achieve outcomes, milestones, performance indicators, budget utilization, and support the conduct of review meetings.


·         A background in additive manufacturing would be an advantage. Staff may be exposed to other areas of work in A*STAR outside of Engineering Cluster as part of staff’s career development

Additional Information

Job Title:

Senior Officer/Assistant Head (Science and Engineering Research Council- Engineering Cluster)

Educational Requirements:

Background and knowledge in AM

Career Level:

Intermediate or Experienced

Years of Experience:


Other Requirements:

· Resourceful, with astute planning and analytical skills

· Organized, quality conscious, attentive to details and results-oriented

· Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and a good team player

· Independent and resilient

· Adaptable and quick learner, comfortable working in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment

Employment type:

Full Time

Job Specialisation:

Operations and Executive