Assistant Manager/Manager, Industry Development

5-7 years
3800 - 5500 SGD monthly
22 days ago
Job Description


Singapore Fashion Council (SFC) is a non-commercial trade Organisation that serves as the catalyst driving the industry's continuous growth, with a focus on three key areas: Asian Craftsmanship, Sustainability, and Innovation & Technology.

With a mission to empower and inspire all brands across the fashion ecosystem, SFC works closely with diverse partners to offer readily- accessible resources, meaningful networks, sustainability-focused innovations and future-forward insights - unlocking new opportunities for impact.

SFC has many strategic initiatives and programmes that include The Bridge Fashion Innovator (TBFI), Programs and training that promote Sustainability, Capability Development, Flagship Events such as Be The Change Summit and Singapore Stories.

SFC also manages Design Orchard Retail Showcase (DORS) and The Cocoon Space (TCS):

DORS, the retail showcase located at level one of Design Orchard and situated in the centre of Orchard Road, provides a physical retail space for new and emerging designers, at the renowned shopping belt of Singapore. It has the largest collection of locally based designer brands in Singapore.

TCS, offers creative co-working and event space housed on level 2, 3 and rooftop open space of Design Orchard

Career Opportunity:

Are you seeking an opportunity to contribute to the growth of Fashion Industry while supporting a sustainable and future-ready talent ecosystem in Singapore

We are looking for a Capability Development Assistant Manager / Manager to expand our networks with key talent partners and to drive the growth and pipeline of talents for Singapore.

To succeed in this role, you should be an excellent communicator, and able to identify and build rapport with key partners. We also expect you to be a strategic thinker with an analytical mind and strong problem-solving skills. Experience in event management and marketing would be a bonus.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the director of Industry Development in the development and implementation of industry development frameworks, policies, and work-plans for training and education
  • Work closely with partners including Government agencies, educational institutions, internal teams, outsourced expertise to facilitate the development of curriculum and programmes
  • Responsible to ensure curriculum/programme content relevancy, and to capture opportunities for audience pipelines
  • Work with IT and finance teams to manage and facilitate online-learning platforms
  • Assist in the hiring and managing of contract personnel
  • Coordinate with marketing team in the development of marketing contents and ensure timely roll-out of programmes
  • Organise and participate in career fairs, seminars, conferences and networking events to build community and boost brand awareness
  • Promote and manage programmes sales
  • Keep abreast of industry developments and market skills gaps to ensure continued relevancy of capability development programme.
  • Manage funding, ensure the processes, timelines and regulations are adhered to
  • Manage timelines, progress, budgets and deliverables of all the programmes.


  • At least 4-6 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in education and/or adult learning sectors
  • Experience in curriculum planning, design and implementation
  • Strong leadership and analytic skills
  • Experience in research and data management would be an advantage
  • Strong communication skill with excellent command of the English language. Candidates who are proficient in a Mother Tongue language will be considered favourably.
  • Strong analytical skills, administrative and project management
  • Independent thinker with ability to adapt to changing contexts.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal, partnership management and negotiation skills
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and work independently
  • Meticulous, organise and a self-starter
  • Have a positive attitude and embrace challenges in a start-up environment

We offer attractive benefits. If you think you are the right fit for the role and wish to be part of the SFC team, we would love to meet you.

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