OVERVIEW

Championing the Arts

Championing the arts is our business and we are committed to help transform Singapore to a home to diverse and distinctive arts which inspire our people, connect our communities and position Singapore globally. At NAC, we have a team of creative and dynamic staff who share this common vision.
 
If you have a strong passion for the arts, we welcome you to join us for a challenging and fulfilling career.


NAC'S EMPLOYEE VALUE PROPOSITION

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WORKPLACE DIVERSITY STATEMENT

The National Arts Council is committed to fostering a proactive culture of care and support with diversity as our foundation to achieve the vision of establishing Singapore as home to diverse and distinctive arts which inspire our people, connect our communities and position Singapore globally.

 


INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Our internship programme provides hands-on professional and cross-disciplinary experience to students who are passionate about the arts.

 

You will be presented with excellent opportunities to learn from experienced NAC officers and management as well as practitioners in the arts scene.

 

Interested applicants are to complete a job application form and email it to nac_hr@nac.gov.sg.  Please indicate your available period for internship, your current school and any form of work experience you have had.

 

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


JOB OPENINGS

  Senior Manager/ Manager/ Assistant Manager (Digital Strategy)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 15/01/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 14/02/2019

 

Responsibilities:
To plan, develop and implement digitalisation initiatives for NAC.

 

Principal Accountabilities:
• Assist in the development of strategies and work plan for NAC’s digitalisation journey and ensure alignment with corporate and whole of government’s objectives and outcomes;
• Identify, drive, implement and manage digitalisation solutions for the Council, including developing and implementing enterprise strategies, incorporating applications and managed services;
• Supports, delivers and manages change management to bring the various Departments on the adoption of digitalisation initiatives;
• Work closely with the Council’s Departments to manage to plan, implement and support digitalisation initiatives

 

Job Requirements:
• Strong understanding in digital marketing and digitalisation transformation initiatives
• Must have a good understanding of digital strategy and business execution via technology enablement;
• Demonstrates a good understanding on the adoption of technology and its impact to the future operating models and organisational structures of NAC;
• Possesses at least 3 years of experience in technology design and implementation of digitalisation solutions (interactive, mobility and analytic solutions). Those with more experience will be considered for the role of Senior Manager;
• Able to think critically and strategise systematically for the long term and to anticipate issues;
• Able to manage successful transformation projects as the Council adopts digitalisation solutions/ tools
• Able to work on a team, integrating with staff, vendors and other government agencies (for Ministry-wide projects) to understand their requirements and provide relevant technical solutions;
• Possesses strong communications skill and the ability to develop, execute and integrate communication plans;
• Able to express ideas in a clear way, to identify key issues in complex situations and be flexible enough to change plans when necessary;
• Have a flair for writing and possesses good working level English skill;
• Interest in the arts and culture scene;
• An independent worker who can multi-task, and work with tight deadlines.
• IT project management
• Contract management
• Vendor management
• Good communication and written skill
• Applicants who require work passes need not apply

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.

  Assistant Manager/ Manager, Sector Development (Dance)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 31/01/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 28/02/2019

 

You will plan and implement key strategies and initiatives to grow and develop the local dance sector. You will provide in-depth and holistic account management of major dance companies and developing dance artists including overseeing their continuous learning and professional development; industry development locally and internationally; supporting and developing efforts to build dance audiences as well as facilitating relevant platforms for public appreciation and participation in dance.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

• Formulating strategies, planning and implementing programmes to advance Singapore's dance scene
• Implementing a range of funding tools (eg major grants, general grants, scholarship and bursaries, awards etc), processing and assessing grant applications for funding
• Account-management of arts companies, groups, associations, societies and artists under Sector Development's purview
• Keeping abreast of current arts trends and industry developments and working closely with stakeholders to facilitate, design and anchor strategic programmes that would grow the dance scene
• Working closely with stakeholders to facilitate, design and anchor strategic programmes that would grow the scene

 

Requirements:

•  Creative and passionate about the arts
•  Preferably 2 years of working experience in project management, account management and administration.
•  Some prior involvement in dance including dancing, producing, programming, project management, research, etc
•  Strong analytical and writing skills
•  Good interpersonal and communication skills
•  Good team player
•  Meticulous, organised and ability to multi-task
•  Applicants who require work passes need not apply

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.

  Assistant Manager/Manager (Engagement & Participation)  

PUBLISH DATE: 29/01/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 28/02/2019

 

NAC’s Engagement and Participation Department creates opportunities for everyone to have meaningful encounters in the arts as an integral part of their lives and ensuring access and inclusion in and through the arts. You will be part of a team in fostering partnerships with government agencies, youth-centric organisations, corporates, community partners, arts organisations etc. to advocate and extend the reach of the arts. Successful candidate will be responsible for developing and managing strategic partnerships, planning and implementing arts programmes and initiatives to drive community (and youth) engagement as well as working with partners to deliver programme outcomes.

 

Requirements:

· Degree with at least 3 years of relevant working experience such as youth developmental work and/or with partnership engagement for the youth sector. Candidates with less than 3 years of working experience will be considered for the Assistant Manager position.
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
· Creative and passionate in the development of the arts sector in Singapore.
· Strong analytical and reasoning ability, and comfortable working with numbers/figures.
· Good team spirit and strong customer orientation.
· Experience and good knowledge in arts programming, marketing and social media skills.
· Applicants who require work passes need not apply.

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.

  Manager (Sector Development)  

PUBLISH DATE: 13/02/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 12/03/2019

 

Responsibilities:

You will support NAC’s organisation goal to drive greater efficiency through reviewing processes for better way to operate, particularly by tapping on digital technology.  This includes coordinating the review of all grant schemes for NAC, provide support to the process review and streamlining of the various grants, as well as their transition to online platform.   You will also be involved in the administration of grant schemes under the arts sector, and managing the needs and interests of internal department as well as external stakeholders.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

• Coordinate grant schemes across all sectors, provide support to the process review, streamlining of the various grants.
• Implement a range of funding tools (e.g. major grants, general grants, awards etc.), processing and assessing grant applications for funding
• Account-management of arts companies, groups, associations, societies and artists under Sector Development's purview
• Keep abreast of current arts trends and industry developments
• Work closely with stakeholders to facilitate, design and anchor strategic programmes that would grow the scene

 

Job Requirements:

• Degree with 2 years of working experience in project management, account management and administration.
• Experience in the arts industry
• Strong analytical and reasoning skills; ability to assess proposals, analyse issues, formulate arguments and draw conclusions
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Creative and passionate about the arts
• Good team spirit and strong customer orientation
• Applicants who require work passes need not apply

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.

  Manager (Organisational Development)  

PUBLISH DATE: 13/02/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 12/03/2019

 

Responsibilities:

You will assist in the learning and organisation development (OD) initiatives to achieve NAC’s mission and goals.


Principal Accountabilities:

In the L&D role, you will implement learning and leadership development initiatives so as to build the capabilities of the organisation to meet the needs of the future workforce, promote a culture of learning and increase staff engagement and take up rate for e-learning.

 

In the OD role, you will work closely with departments to identify and spearhead OD initiatives to enhance employee engagement and strengthen corporate culture. You will conduct ground sensing sessions and focus group discussions to identify areas that require OD intervention. You will also work with the departments to identify new areas of work and streamline current work processes through job review exercises and automation.

 

In both areas, you will be expected to effectively use data analytics in achieving the desired outcomes.

 

Specific work areas include:
a) Plan and develop learning programmes to support the upskilling of NAC staff to prepare for future roles;
b) Support the employee engagement survey follow-up actions;
c) Organise Value-in-Action programmes to drive organisation culture and behaviour;
d) Support the coordination of Public Service Transformation (PST) initiatives within NAC;
e) Engage staff through the organisation of employee engagement initiatives such as tea sessions, town-halls, senior management meetings for alignment to PST outcomes;
f) Drive internal communication aligned with the Council and the Public Service
g) Build organisation development capabilities within NAC to support leadership and organisational effectiveness.


Job Requirements:

• Degree with at least 2 years of working experience in human resource development and/or organisation development; with experience in managing stakeholders, negotiation and conducting needs analysis.
• Experience in change management efforts in the Public Service is preferred.
• Good analytical, communication, stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills
• Highly driven, proactive and a strong team player
• Ability to work independently and in teams

 

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.