|Senior Analyst/ Analyst (Analytics)
|Public Service Division|
|Thursday, November 10, 2011|
|Thursday, November 24, 2011|
|100 High Street, #02-03, #03-01, #07-01, The Treasury, Singapore 179434|
The Strategic Development cluster comprises three units: Strategic Planning & Research; Strategic Workforce Planning; and Analytics.
The Strategic Planning & Research Unit helps to strengthen understanding and forward thinking on issues relevant to the Public Service and catalyse strategic initiatives. In particular, it identifies and analyses whole-of-government human capital issues, trends, challenges and opportunities.
The Strategic Workforce Planning Unit helps to build a future-ready Public Service by identifying and addressing workforce capability gaps at the whole-of-government level. It promotes and supports the development of strategic workforce planning capabilities across the Public Service.
The Analytics Unit has two key roles. Firstly, it undertakes analytics to support planning and decision-making. It promotes and supports the development of analytics capabilities and is an advocate for evidence-based HR management in the Public Service. Secondly, it works with partner agencies to ensure the availability, quality and timeliness of HR data for analysis, planning and decision-making across the Public Service.
You will join the Analytics team in the Strategic Development Cluster to strengthen and align analytics and strategic development in PSD. You will play a key role in designing and putting in place processes and standards to ensure data quality. Your work will also involve surfacing data issues to the appropriate platforms so that they can be addressed effectively and in a timely manner. You will also work with partners in IT to develop business intelligence tools/ systems, including design of related data bases and dashboards to support HR analytics.
You will also play a key role in building a community of practice in analytics, educate and engage key stakeholders including Public Service agencies on the use of analytics tools and techniques. Your work will involve surfacing new methodologies, analysis and interpretation of data to inform HR policy and practices. You will have the opportunity to be exposed to Senior Management thinking and provide analytic observations and recommendations to support strategy and policy development.
• A good degree
• Highly self motivated and able to pick up new subjects quickly and to think independently and critically
• Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
• Comfortable dealing with numbers and using advanced statistical tools
• A team player with strong writing and communication skills
• 1-2 years of prior experience in the field of policy research, analytics or measurement is desirable.
Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date.
Successful candidates will be offered a 2-year contract in the first instance.
Please apply online at http://www.careers.gov.sg if you are interested. Thanks.
Sorry, this position is closed for application.