Manager / Senior Manager, Foreign Workforce Policy, Manpower Planning and Policy Division
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Manager / Senior Manager, Foreign Workforce Policy, Manpower Planning and Policy Division

You will be a policy officer reviewing foreign workforce policies to balance the trade-offs between a sustainable pace of foreign workforce growth, good employment outcomes for Singaporeans, and economic growth.

To be effective in this role, you need to have a good background in policy making and have an inquisitive and analytical mind. You need to understand the macro trends in the economy, comprehend the range and complexities of various manpower challenges, and analyse how foreign manpower policies can be tweaked to influence outcomes.

Your responsibilities include the following:

  • Analysing trends in the economy, understanding manpower challenges, and the implications on foreign manpower policies
  • Understanding the perspectives of a myriad of stakeholders from government, industry, unions, public
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reviewing foreign manpower policies
  • Communicating effectively to get buy-in of internal and external stakeholdersĀ 


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, confident conversationalist
  • Good analytical skills and adept at working with data
  • Able to take initiative and work independently with multiple stakeholders
  • Good writing skills
  • Inquisitive
  • Team player
  • Meticulous


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