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Assistant Director/Senior Manager, Community Partnerships

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About SGInnovate:

At SGInnovate, we build and scale Deep Tech startups into companies with global impact. We believe that hard global problems can be solved using Deep Tech, and Singapore, where we are based, is uniquely positioned to realise Deep Tech innovations that can tackle these challenges. Our Deep Tech Nexus Strategy is focused on adding tangible value to the Deep Tech startups ecosystem in two key areas – development of Human Capital and deployment of Investment Capital. With the support of our partners and co-investors, we back entrepreneurial scientists through equity-based investments, access to talent and business-building advice. Our efforts are prioritised around emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Tech, MedTech and Quantum Tech, which represent impactful and scalable answers to global challenges. SGInnovate is a private limited company wholly owned by the Singapore Government. For more information, please visit www.sginnovate.com



SGInnovate is looking for an Assistant Director/ Senior Manager to join our Partnerships team, as we build and scale Singapore’s Deep Tech ecosystem holistically. You will play an important role in developing the Smart Nation and Digital Economy innovation community in Singapore and beyond, engaging with startups and talent, corporates and investors, government, and international partners, and nurturing strong industry and partner networks.



  • Build and drive strategy to engage the Smart Nation and Digital Economy ecosystem through leading the development of communities of practice around key emerging/deep technologies. 
  • Cultivate and manage community, industry and international engagements and partnerships, particularly in Smart Nation and Digital Economy related fields.
  • Identify and engage with senior industry leaders to explore corporate innovation projects and catalyse corporate startup collaboration.
  • Plan and execute community events (e.g. keynote talks, panel discussions, roundtables, pitches, networking events).
  • Able to support the department head in contributing positively to the overall strategic direction of the partnerships team.



  • 8+ years of experience in industry engagement or business development.
  • Knowledge and networks in Smart Nation and Digital Economy sectors.
  • Experience in stakeholder management and partnership development.
  • Ability to design, plan and manage new programmes that contribute to SGInnovate’s objectives.
  • Independent strategic thinker, strong leadership, communications, organisational, writing, and presentation skills.


If the above sounds like you and your dream job, send us your CV at [email protected] and let’s do a coffee chat.


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