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Career Opportunities

Applications are invited for the following positions:

1. Manager (Human Resource)

The Manager, Human Resource will be part of a team that manage and promote best human resource practices within ISEAS and take on a key role in the formulation and implementation of HR policies and strategies that include recruitment and retention, career development, compensation and benefits, training and development, and change management.  This also includes providing HR services to various Units in the Institute and be responsible for coordinating HR activities and projects to further enhance existing policies and internal processes and systems. 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Talent Acquisition – Responsible for the full range of talent acquisition from advertisement, screening of candidates, arrangement of interviews, interviewing candidates, salary proposal for selected candidates, orientation of new hires, and EP application for foreign talents.
  • HR Portal and HRMS – Serve as the main point of contact on HR systems for ISEAS including HR Portal and HRMS
  • HR Data Analytics – Keep track of all HR data for the purposes of submitting all surveys requested by PSD, MOM, MSF and any other government agencies.
  • Performance Management – Manage the annual ranking and appraisal process and cycle. Manage and process all aspects of performance management including confirmation, contract renewals, and annual increments. 
  • Propose, plan, co-ordinate, and execute all Staff Welfare events and activities.
  • Perform necessary administrative work for all HR matters including but not limited to recruitment, training, claims, and leave matters.
  • Note-taking for meetings and discussions.


  • Tertiary qualification in any discipline, preferably with at least 3 years of HR experience
  • Demonstrate effective writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly adaptable, able to simplify complex processes and multi-task in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Resourceful, analytical and meticulous
  • Independent and highly motivated

Remunerations and benefits will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Interested and eligible persons are requested to submit their application and relevant supporting documents via www.careers.gov.sg.

Closing Date: 31 January 2019

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified) 

2. IT Application Analyst

The key role of IT Application Analyst is to provide support and analysis for all IT applications in ISEAS, including planning, evaluation, project coordination, testing, deployment and operations. This involves end-to-end life cycle management of the application system landscape as well as Digitalisation activities.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Manage and provide technical support, including web services, for the smooth running of all IT applications to address security, performance, interoperability and recovery.
  • Coordinate Digitalisation and IT Initiatives to align with Digital Government Blueprint and to improve operational efficiency in ISEAS.
  • Coordinate with Central System Owners (e.g. PSD and AGD) to deploy and manage civil service-wide application systems in ISEAS’ environment.
  • Engage department users and conduct user requirement analysis, user acceptance tests, for the implementation of new projects and for enhancement to existing systems.
  • Analyse and translate application requirements into technical specifications, and drive solutions, testing, and support from suppliers.
  • Assist in IT software assessments to ensure architecture alignment, security compliance and sustainability of IT applications before deployment into production environment.
  • Conduct regular System Security Acceptance Tests (SSAT) for all application systems, including mobile applications, to ensure security measures are functioning as intended.
  • Review application and web logs on a regular basis in compliance to IM8 policies.
  • Coordinate with Application Suppliers to resolve issues relating to Vulnerability Assessment Scanning, Penetration Tests and Source Code Review.
  • Coordinate and conduct periodic application recovery tests.
  • Manage end-to-end life cycle of contracts and maintenance for all IT applications.
  • Assist IT Manager to manage backend infrastructure, administration and problem solving
  • Assist Administration Unit in providing IT needs for mailing list, seminars and events such as Singapore Lectures and Regional Outlook Forums.


  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, IT or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant working experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly adaptable, and able to multi-task in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Resourceful, analytical and meticulous
  • Independent and highly motivated

Remuneration and benefits will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application which should include their resume, degree transcripts, and relevant supporting documents via www.careers.gov.sg.

Closing Date: 17 February 2019

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)