Manager/Assistant Manager, Communications (2-year contract)

Institution:  Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Family Group:  Administration

As Manager/Assistant Manager, Communications, you will be part of the Global Partnership & Engagement and Communications (GPEC) team of the Communicable Diseases Agency Planning Office (CDA PO). You will work on the communications strategy to support the establishment of the Communicable Diseases Agency. This is a 2-year contract role. 


The CDA is a new government agency that is being established by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to oversee Singapore’s communicable disease preparedness, prevention and control, surveillance, risk assessment and outbreak response. The CDA PO’s role is to plan and execute the setup of the CDA, which will consolidate and build on the public health functions under MOH, the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, and the Health Promotion Board.


As a key member of our team, you will develop external communication strategies and manage the corporate website for the organisation to ensure that unified, consistent, positive messages and content define and promote the corporate identity and mission. 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • ​​​​Develop and oversee the implementation of effective corporate communication strategies to generate positive awareness and top of mind recall for CDA
  • Manage the set-up and enhancement of the CDA website
  • Manage media queries and media publicity for announcements, events, and programmes/initiatives
  • Perform crisis communications in the management of issues and outbreaks
  • Develop corporate and marketing collaterals and marketing campaigns, and contribute to social media content for public and professionals


You will be working in a fast-paced and highly volatile environment that will require you to manage multiple stakeholders and priorities concurrently for a smooth set-up of the CDA.


Job Requirements:

  • Has more than 5 years of experience with the government sector, public healthcare, or a medium to large-size organisation
  • Prior work experience in corporate/public communications, media engagement, and corporate website
  • Excellent command of English, preferrable fluency in 2nd language.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and/or with a team, and to manage multiple projects and deadlines