Centre For Liveable Cities Limited
10-15 years
84000 - 126000 SGD

Job Description

The Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) Limited is a knowledge centre under the Ministry of National Development with a mission to distil, create and share knowledge on liveable and sustainable cities. The Centre's work spans research, capability development, advisory and knowledge platforms, including the World Cities Summit. You can expect a dynamic and rewarding career at CLC, where you will help bring together city leaders and experts from around the world to address contemporary urban challenges and opportunities.

The Deputy Director/Capability Development will support the Director/Capability Development and International Advisory (CDIA) in CLC functions, working across and supporting other workstreams as a member of the management group. The job holder is supported by team of assistant directors and managers to achieve CLC objectives of contributing to capability development in I&E sector and Public Service Leadership through offering flagship training programmes, courses, workshops and conferences for local and overseas policymakers, with emphasis on urban governance and management.


This role specifically champions CLC's key initiatives in developing capability development milestone programmes for the Singapore Government Infrastructure & Environment (I&E) Sector to achieve the maximal learning effectiveness for high-performing public official participants.

The jobholder will:

a) Assist the Director (Capability Development, International Programmes & Advisory) to lead the efforts in developing learning strategies and efforts to drive capability building in the liveability and sustainability of cities space.

b) Lead and manage the team in designing, developing and implementing training programmes which involve activities such as analysing training needs, curating relevant modules, identifying suitable learning & development interventions, oversee the implementation of the delivery and analysing evaluation of training programmes. Curate and facilitate training programmes to optimise learning for the participants.

c) Lead the efforts in creating impactful learning experiences through adopting relevant learning methodologies, effective adult learning practices and suitable learning technology.

d) Lead the efforts in ensuring a tight nexus between capability development programmes and research products.

e) Lead the team to engage key stakeholders include non-governmental organisations, industry players and governmental agencies within the Infrastructure & Environment (I & E) sector and beyond such as the Public Service Division, and others, to identify competency gaps that cut across the I & E sector and facilitate the process of identifying solutions to meet such gaps.

f) Lead the efforts to collaborate with the other Public sector training institutions to identify relevant content and knowledge required to meet desired learning outcomes, develop the required curriculum and work with the respective HRD when operationalising the training programmes.

a) Establish and nurture sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with CDIA's partners which include internal public agencies, industries, and stakeholders, as well as external city governments, foreign ministries, IOs, NGOs and research institutions.

g) Lead the efforts in marketing and nomination of the local milestone programmes working with the I&E Sector secretariat of the Public Service Division.

h) Lead/coordinate/partner efforts in organisation-wide initiatives and projects to achieve organisation development and excellence.


. At least a good Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with at least 10 years work experience in related field.

. Supervisory experiences in managing the entire process of developing and delivering training programmes.

. A good understanding of issues in liveability and sustainability of cities curriculum development and learning design. Preferably with knowledge of public sector governance and management. Knowledge of international relations is a bonus.

. Proven track records in leading a team to achieve good results.

. Proficiency in Learning & Development skills such as Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) or Post Graduate Diploma in the field of learning & development will be an advantage.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 4 weeks of the application closing date.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a position commensurate with his/her experience.

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