Deputy Director (Competency Development)

Job Scope

As Deputy Director (Competency Development), you will be involved in the following:

  • Provide strategic guidance for MFA’s competency frameworks to drive competency-based workforce management and capability building in MFA, in line with MFA’s strategic workforce planning initiatives.
  • Ensure alignment of competency framework to Whole-of-Government frameworks and MFA work processes, and conduct reviews to ensure competencies are relevant for the future.
  • Develop competency profiles for MFA jobs and facilitate integration of competency frameworks in HR systems, including the HR and Payroll System, together with various stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement communications strategies to communicate the competency framework to all officers, including its usage in the HRP system.


  • Singaporeans with the commitment to serve in the Public Service.
  • At least 4 to 8 years of relevant experience in the areas of HR Development, with strong analytical, organisational and managerial skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to engage people at all levels.

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