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Project Manager (Technology) for AI Singapore

Date: 14-May-2023

Location: UNIV ADMIN, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

AI Singapore (AISG) is a national AI programme launched by the National Research Foundation (NRF) to anchor deep national capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI). 


The programme office is hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and brings together all Singapore-based research institutions and the vibrant ecosystem of AI start-ups and companies developing AI products to perform use-inspired research, grow the knowledge, create the tools, and develop the talent to power Singapore's AI efforts. 


AI Singapore (AISG) is sourcing for an individual to join the AI team as a Project Manager.  The Project Manager will be a critical member of the team, and will work with key stakeholders to plan, design, deliver, implement, and manage strategic programs, initiatives and projects that are aligned with AISG’s mandate.



Duties & Responsibilities


In this role, you will:

  • Lead and manage multiple research programs concurrently with the overall aim to enhance Singapore’s research, innovation and enterprise ecosystem in AI.
  • Work with diverse stakeholders to design strategic initiatives, programs and projects in AI and data science.
  • Develop partnerships and maintain relationships across key stakeholders from academia and industry.
  • Support the team in exploring potential collaborations across diverse domains, with local and global, research and industry groups.
  • Monitor progress of existing programs to ensure that they are executed smoothly and communicate regular progress updates.


This role doesn’t require technical skillsets, but you must be sufficiently familiar with AI, data science and/or technology in general to be able to converse credibly with technical experts and business leaders. An ideal candidate should have the following:


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent. Knowledge of AI or Data Science is highly desirable.
  • At least 2 years working experience in conceptualizing, implementing, and/or managing technology-related research projects or programs. 
  • Possess strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Resourceful and proactive, able to identify opportunities and work around ambiguity.
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with engaging government agencies on projects and collaborations, or international partnerships, is highly desirable.
  • Experience with research grant management or public policy design is a bonus.
  • Project management certification is a bonus.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Office of the Deputy President(Res&Tech)

Department : AI Singapore

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 18382