(MCI) Digital Strategy -SAD/AD/SM

Location: Singapore
Discipline: Business Operations
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: career@bcg-rise.com
Job ref: 446957
Published: about 1 year ago
Job Responsibilities:
  • Identify and sense make digital developments with significant implications on Singapore. Examples of emerging issues the office would be interested in devising policy for: Blockchain technologies, Web 3.0, the metaverse, 6G. The officer should thus be able to identify economic, social and security implications of such nascent technologies. Questions we need to answer include:
    •  How are other countries reacting to these developments?
    •  What is a pragmatic way to regulate these areas?
    •  What should the government do to promote industry adoption?
    •  How do we build in safeguards to mitigate harms to our information space and social cohesion?
  • Formulate and review policies for our digital domain – e.g. articulate our regulatory approach for emergent technologies, recommend strategies for capability building and national/sector adoption
  • Build and maintain links with a diverse network of thought leaders/content experts in these emergent areas
  • Work with stakeholders to determine appropriate government responses or priorities. Involves working closely with MCI family partners and other Ministries/Agencies, as well as external counterparts such as technology companies and researchers.
  • The job deals with and addresses cross-disciplinary tech regulation and policy collaboration issues that intersect with media, technology, policy, law and industry, amidst evolving societal concerns and technological changes.

Job Requirements:
  • Both public policy or private sector experience welcome, with at least 3 years of working experience.
  • We are recruiting for officers with experience/expertise in any of the following areas:
    • Economic policy
    • Start-up/tech firm experience – product policy/trust and safety/government relations
    • Tech law
    • Management consultancy
    • Academia, especially in social sciences, public policy or technology-related fields
  • Independent worker who is a hands-on problem-solver
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and mental agility. Curiosity is key.
  • Comfortable with engaging and working well with others
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Comfortable with reading and interpreting data and legislation
  • General interest in emerging technologies