Job Openings Deputy Director, Economic Policy

About the job Deputy Director, Economic Policy

  • Government Affiliate
  • Policies Formulation & Reviews
  • Passionate About Making a Difference


  • Review economic policies, policy variations/updates and research plans in line with overall strategic outcomes
  • Assess and identify areas for strategic policy reviews, determine review scope and supervise the conduct of reviews
  • Shape or conduct studies to deepen understanding and gain insights on initiatives and strategies effectiveness
  • Review and analyze data on economic policies.
  • To develop analytical pieces to inform on policy thinking
  • Funding and budget policies. Evaluate special budget requests from internal units or support to government agencies in partnership projects
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop policy alignment


  • University degree in Political Science, Economics, Law or any other related fields
  • Strong interest in and understanding of Singapore's socio-economic policy landscape
  • Experienced policy advocate in developing, implementing and tracking the success of economic programmes and advocacy work
  • Strong interpersonal communication, negotiation skills and able to develop strong relationships with stakeholders to shape outcomes
  • Strong planning, analytical and written skills, with an ability to analyse and explain issues to a wide variety of audiences
  • High level of leadership to develop a team to achieve outcomes