R&D Senior Officer

Jobster Pte Ltd (EA License No: 06C5060)| Date Posted: 19-Mar-2021
EA Licence No: 06C5060|EA Personal Registration No: 200818951C
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager
ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description


  • Technology Foresighting and Masterplanning to optimise R&D investment portfolio and ensure alignment with national priorities
  • R&D programme strategy development and design, which entails convening relevant public agencies, enterprises, and research entities into collaboration programmes and securing necessary management support and resources for programme execution
  • R&D programme execution and management, including planning for subsequent technology translation and commercialisation
  • Strategic development and reviews of digital technology capabilities
  • Research proposals evaluation, project reviews and grant management

R&D initiatives in digital technologies, such as:

  • AI and Data Science
  • Communications and Internet-of-Things
  • Digital trust technologies (eg. privacy preservation and distributed ledger technologies)
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital Twinning and Modelling & Simulations


  • Background in Engineering, IT or Computer Science, with preferably 2 or more years of working experience in these fields. Experience with computational Social Sciences would be an advantage. 
  • Ability to think strategically and analyse issues from different angles
  • Knowledge in a broad range of digital technologies, the digital industry, their trends, challenges, and potentials
  • Passion in shaping research and innovation in digital technologies to bring about economic and societal outcomes for Singapore
  • Proactive learning attitude, attention to details and results-oriented
  • Comfortable with delivering outcomes in complex environment within challenging timelines
Company Overview
Jobster Pte Ltd (EA License No: 06C5060)