Digitalisation is accelerating at an unprecedented pace today. At the Ministry of Communications and Information, we are responsible for developing the Digital Economy and Digital Society for Singapore, in partnership with other public sector agencies, the industry, and the people. Within the Ministry of Communications and Information, there are different teams working on different aspects of the digital domain, including ecosystem development, regulations, digital readiness, online harms.
For Economic Regulation Division, we ensure fit-for-purpose and progressive policies and regulations, to foster competition and level playing field for our enterprises, and safeguard consumer interest. We aim to create globally competitive and inclusive infocomm media and postal sectors in Singapore, and future-ready policies for these sectors as well as emerging digital and technology domains. We work closely with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) and other relevant stakeholders, in this journey.
This role will entail the following responsibilities:
- Formulate and review policy positions in relation to digital and technology domains, digital infrastructure and connectivity, personal data protection, Artificial Intelligence (AI) governance, and related issues;
- Design and develop strategies to advance Singapore’s interests in digital and technology domains, balancing economic, security, social, and international considerations;
- Identify and analyse long-term future trends affecting the infocomm media, postal sectors and emerging digital and technology sectors, and formulate policy positions to address these trends and safeguard Singapore’s interests.
- Work experience in public policy or in infocomm media industry would be advantageous
- Background in Engineering, IT, Media, Law, or Economics would be advantageous
- Excellent writing skills
- Excellent thinking and analytical skills and mental agility
- Excellent stakeholder engagement and networking skills
- Good research and sense-making skills
- Good project management skills
- Comfortable dealing with ambiguity
- General interest in digital infrastructure and connectivity issues, and competition and consumer protection issues for the infocomm media and postal sector