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Science Centre Singapore is dedicated to the promotion of interest, learning and creativity in science & technology through imaginative and enjoyable experiences, and to contribute to the nation's development of its human resource. We welcome applications for the following contract positions. 

 

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Science Centre Singapore positions


MANAGER, HR DEVELOPMENT

The candidate will manage the full spectrum of the Learning & Development (L&D) function for the Centre. This includes working closely with the management to ensure that policies, processes and programs are developed, implemented, communicated and constantly administered in compliance with organisational objectives and with relevant laws/regulations; managing the L&D budget to ensure that learning needs are met within budgetary constraints; conducting learning needs analysis and develop an annual Total Learning Plan that incorporates needs identified from learning needs and other methodologies; evaluating the effectiveness of L&D programs to identify areas of improved performance for future L&D plans; working with external providers to develop training content in line with the needs of the Centre; and providing reports to management identifying L&D utilisation and initiatives, as well as proposals for new L&D activity/projects. Other areas of scope include conducting HR Orientation and reviewing Corporate Orientation Programme for new staff; administering and reviewing in-house scholarship/sponsorship programme; conducting Organisation Climate Survey (OCS) and follow up on implementation of Action Plan once in three years; develop and conduct Staff Engagement Survey to gauge staff engagement level in the interim period where no OCS was to be conducted; and taking on ad-hoc projects and assignments to contribute to the betterment of the department and/or organisation.

The ideal candidate should possess a degree and/or a professional qualification in Human Resources or Learning & Development, and have considerable experience in Human Resource Development at a middle management level with minimum 5 years in managing the learning and development function within an organisation. He/she should possess a positive attitude, great drive and initiative to push the HR Development function to a strategic level.

OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR, EXHIBITION GROUP

We are seeking a driven and creative individual to take on a supervisory role in the operation of an upcoming unique exhibition in Science Centre Singapore!

Day-to-day responsibilities include leading and supervising a team of part-time staff, and coordinating their work schedules to ensure the smooth operation of the exhibition. The candidate will perform frontline services and handle visitors’ experience pertaining to information services, crowd control, service recovery, handling feedback, etc. He or she is also responsible for the updating and consolidating of reports for visitor statistics, and is the main liaison personnel with schools and organisations for enquiries and bookings.

Prior to the exhibition opening, the candidate will work closely with the Project Officer in recruit and train part-time staff for exhibition operations. To come up with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the part-time staff, as well as the running of the exhibition.  Also to develop content for the exhibition, including research and writing of script panels, pamphlets, handbooks, etc for exhibition, promotional and education purposes and plan and execution of conventions and other related events

The potential candidate should possess a diploma in any discipline, and has at least 2 years of relevant experience. He or she should have good writing skills, and strong leadership and project management skills, preferably with supervisory skills. An ideal candidate will be one with a positive attitude and good interpersonal skills, whom enjoys interacting with people of diverse ages (particularly seniors!) and backgrounds. He or she is expected to work on weekends and public holidays.

SALES OFFICER

We are looking for a Sales Officer to sell all Science Centre Singapore products to corporations, travel agents, schools (including all attractions such as Science Centre, Omni-Theatre, Butterflies Up-Close, temporary exhibitions).

The job scope includes and is not limited to the following: identity targeted markets, solicit for clients and initiate sales calls and visits. Develop & execute plan to build sales channel to meet sales targets & sales revenue. Manage corporate events and ensure that events and services are executed according to agreement.

The ideal candidate is preferred to have at least Degree in Marketing Business Administration or equivalent. This job requires a minimum of 3 years sales experience handling key/ corporate accounts with a proven track record in growing customer accounts & building business partnership. Excellent customer focus & communication skills (including bilingual in mother tongue) are important skills in this position.

MARKETING & ADVANCEMENT OFFICER, TRAVELLING EXHIBITIONS & SPECIAL PROJECTS GROUP

We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated officer keen to learn the business of touring exhibitions to the Asia Pacific and the Middle East region. Candidate will be involved in business meeting as well as in the writing of business proposals to promote the Centre’s travelling exhibitions and consultancy services. The candidate will also assist in the coordinating of the marketing and communication initiatives to promote the Centre’s exhibitions as well as implementation of various projects, programs and activities that the department is involved in.

Another important portfolio that the Candidate will hold is in the area of funding and partnerships. He/ She will assist in developing strategic partnerships to harness support from individuals, foundations, grant making bodies, corporations and other prospects.

He/She should possess a Degree from a recognised university and have a passion for the Sciences. Project management and communication skills, both in written and verbal form, are essential. Additionally, he/she should be independent, resourceful, possess great initiative and be willing to travel occasionally.

SCIENCE EDUCATIOR, GALLERY PROGRAMMES

The Science Educator shall communicate science concepts clearly to the general public through shows, activities, tours, talks and science demonstrations in the galleries.  He/she shall research, develop, plan and promote new public programmes in the galleries (shows and demonstrations); craft teaching resources (lessons, demos, presentations, worksheets, etc.) for exhibitions; and facilitate science activities for workshops and promotional events and conduct outreach programmes.

Possess at least a good degree in Science (Life Sciences or Physical Sciences preferred) or its equivalent.

Background in theatre/drama/event management will be considered an asset. Strong ability to express clearly, in oral and written form the principles and applications of Science and Technology to both students and general public. Required to work on weekends and public holidays.

Good communication and presentation skills are essential.

SCIENCE EDUCATIOR, LIFE SCIENCES

Communicate science concepts clearly to students and public. You will be required to conduct education programmes ranging from visitor interaction and science shows to enrichment classes, workshops and camps. You will also assist in the management of teaching facilities and be involved in other events organised by the Centre.

You should possess a Degree in Life Sciences (Zoology, Molecular Biology or Genetics) and have a strong interest in other areas of science and technology. You must be confident and dynamic, eager to share your knowledge and be able to interact with people of all levels. Good English is essential and previous teaching experience would be an added advantage. You must be able to work on weekends and public holidays

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Administrative Assistant supports STEM Inc, a unit in Science Centre Singapore dedicated in promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The job scope includes and is not limited to the following:

Provides administrative support for STEM Inc’s initiatives such as the STEM Applied Learning Programme, Industrial Partnership and Sponsorship Programmes and various administrative support for STEM Inc’s events management.  Perform data entries, scanning, filing and documentations of survey forms, staff claims and medical leaves.  Assist in purchasing of items as required by the unit and venue bookings and logistic arrangements.  Also provide assistance in the RSVP and registrations of event and other ad hoc duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate is preferred to have at least Diploma in Business Studies or Administration or equivalent working experience. This job requires attention to details, lots of initiatives, a positive attitude and the willingness to learn new things and pick up new skills. Candidates with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are preferred.

TEMPORARY STAFF REQUIRED FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS

The Centre may require temporary manpower from time to time. You should be able to contribute to areas of administration or customer service.

You should possess at least GCE 'A' Level and speaks good English. You should have a cheerful disposition and enjoy working with people.

Specifically for customer service positions, you must be able to work on shift and all weekends and public holidays. Some front-line or customer service experience will be an advantage.


An attractive remuneration that commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered to the qualified candidate. Interested applicants should write in stating full personal and career details, current and expected salary and contact number to:

Human Resources Department 
Science Centre Singapore 
15 Science Centre Road 
Singapore 609081 
or email to : hr@science.edu.sg 

For more information on the position, please visit the Singapore Public Service Job Portal at www.careers.gov.sg

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

Download of application form:

Job Application Form (274 kB)

Please fill in the form, save a copy of the completed pdf and email it to hr@science.edu.sg with an attached image. Thank you.  

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