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Passionate about disability inclusion? Market products made by or designed by persons with disabilities!

Assistant Manager - i'mable Collective
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on 2024-02-28

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Passionate about disability inclusion? Market products made by or designed by persons with disabilities!

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Emily Ong

Emily has extensive professional experience in the private, public and people sectors. She started her career in advertising and marketing with Miller Freeman Pte Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd in the media sector. In 2002, she made a switch to the Singapore Public Service, starting out as an arts and heritage policy officer at the then-Ministry of Information and the Arts (MITA). Since then, she has been posted to various divisions within the then-Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA), followed by stints in the Economic Development Board (EDB), Media Development Authority (MDA), Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and the DesignSingapore Council (Dsg). During this time, Emily has spearheaded policies and initiatives, as well as worked with companies, schools, professional bodies and individuals to grow the arts, media, design, infocomm sectors in Singapore. She has also been involved in formulating and developing major masterplans such as the Arts & Culture Strategic Plan, Infocomm Media 2025 and Design 2025 Masterplan.

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Emily has extensive professional experience in the private, public and people sectors. She started her career in advertising and marketing with Miller Freeman Pte Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd in the media sector. In 2002, she made a switch to the Singapore Public Service, starting out as a...

What we do

SG Enable, the focal agency for disability and inclusion in Singapore, enables persons with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in an inclusive society. We create equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership. Guided by our core values of professionalism, innovation and empathy, we envision a more inclusive Singapore and enabled lives. Set up by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in 2013, we are a registered charity and an Institution of a Public Character.

Why we do

SG Enable creates equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities to aspire and fulfil their potential, through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership.

How we do

Professionalism defines our rules of engagement and interaction with our partners, persons with disabilities and their caregivers. We are honest and respectful in all our interactions, and seek to continually develop expertise and competence so as to be an effective first stop for disability inclusion in Singapore. Innovation drives us to learn, make improvements and determine solutions. We exhibit boldness and openness to new ideas and new ways of doing things; we seek constant improvement, and we are willing to learn from others. We listen actively and show genuine care and concern. We seek to understand different perspectives to create robust collaborations and shared ownership. We emphasise mutual trust and respect because we recognise the intrinsic value of each individual.

As a new team member

i'mable Collective: Assistant Manager / Senior Executive [Overall Job Responsibility] i’mable Collective is an initiative by SG Enable which serves to nurture and develop a community of artists and makers with disabilities to showcase their talents and strengthen their abilities in artisanal fields. This multi-sectoral platform comprises partners in the people, public and private sectors who, together with persons with disabilities, are motivated to collaborate and contribute towards the development of a passion economy of quality merchandise that is created by persons with disabilities. He/She will develop the market for products made or designed by persons with disabilities and work with members under i’mable Collective to understand their capability needs and facilitate solutions, including engaging partners in relevant industries to provide resources, knowledge and business opportunities. He/She will have the opportunity to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with motivated people who are passionate about disability inclusion. [Duties and Responsibilities] - Sector Development 1. Consult with members and develop solutions to address challenges they face with respect to the making and selling products made by persons with disabilities 2. Manage makers who are persons with disabilities to produce or design products for corporate clients while managing timelines, budgets and relations. 3. Manage strategic partnerships that support capability and business development. This includes developing customised business partnerships, capability-building projects or training of persons with disabilities 4. Identify opportunities for persons with disabilities to earn income through commissioned jobs and any other forms of sales channels. 5. Initiate and prototype programmes/projects that enhance the sector e.g. improving the supply chain, developing e-commerce sales channels - Account Management 1. Engage and maintain relationships with stakeholders, e.g. members, corporate partners and government agencies; update them about the status of the projects they are involved in 2. Manage portfolio of stakeholder accounts and monitor the ongoing activities related to them 3. Plan, manage and execute projects to meet specific goals and deliverables in a timely manner 4. Evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the projects undertaken, and track key performance indicators 5. Prepare reports to update management, funders and other stakeholders [Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience] - Diploma or degree in any discipline - Up to 3 years experience in industry/ business development, professional client relationship management or account management. Entry level graduates are also welcomed to apply - Ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems independently - Outgoing, pleasant personality with a can-do spirit - Organised, able to multi-task, resourceful and work within tight deadlines - Must possess strong negotiation, interpersonal, listening and consultative selling skills, with the ability to write and present well, and articulate ideas clearly - Good process management, yet highly adaptive to a dynamic environment and resourceful in problem solving - Able to contribute as part of a team, while working independently on individual responsibilities with minimum supervision - Interest and experience in the social sector would be an advantage If you are ready to embark on a fulfilling journey in a fast-paced environment with strong purpose, professional growth and culture of excellence, and our ethos of professionalism, innovation and empathy resonate with you, click "I'm interested"!

What we do

SG Enable, the focal agency for disability and inclusion in Singapore, enables persons with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in an inclusive society. We create equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership. Guided by our core values of professionalism, innovation and empathy, we envision a more inclusive Singapore and enabled lives. Set up by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in 2013, we are a registered charity and an Institution of a Public Character.

Why we do

SG Enable creates equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities to aspire and fulfil their potential, through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership.

How we do

Professionalism defines our rules of engagement and interaction with our partners, persons with disabilities and their caregivers. We are honest and respectful in all our interactions, and seek to continually develop expertise and competence so as to be an effective first stop for disability inclusion in Singapore. Innovation drives us to learn, make improvements and determine solutions. We exhibit boldness and openness to new ideas and new ways of doing things; we seek constant improvement, and we are willing to learn from others. We listen actively and show genuine care and concern. We seek to understand different perspectives to create robust collaborations and shared ownership. We emphasise mutual trust and respect because we recognise the intrinsic value of each individual.

As a new team member

i'mable Collective: Assistant Manager / Senior Executive [Overall Job Responsibility] i’mable Collective is an initiative by SG Enable which serves to nurture and develop a community of artists and makers with disabilities to showcase their talents and strengthen their abilities in artisanal fields. This multi-sectoral platform comprises partners in the people, public and private sectors who, together with persons with disabilities, are motivated to collaborate and contribute towards the development of a passion economy of quality merchandise that is created by persons with disabilities. He/She will develop the market for products made or designed by persons with disabilities and work with members under i’mable Collective to understand their capability needs and facilitate solutions, including engaging partners in relevant industries to provide resources, knowledge and business opportunities. He/She will have the opportunity to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with motivated people who are passionate about disability inclusion. [Duties and Responsibilities] - Sector Development 1. Consult with members and develop solutions to address challenges they face with respect to the making and selling products made by persons with disabilities 2. Manage makers who are persons with disabilities to produce or design products for corporate clients while managing timelines, budgets and relations. 3. Manage strategic partnerships that support capability and business development. This includes developing customised business partnerships, capability-building projects or training of persons with disabilities 4. Identify opportunities for persons with disabilities to earn income through commissioned jobs and any other forms of sales channels. 5. Initiate and prototype programmes/projects that enhance the sector e.g. improving the supply chain, developing e-commerce sales channels - Account Management 1. Engage and maintain relationships with stakeholders, e.g. members, corporate partners and government agencies; update them about the status of the projects they are involved in 2. Manage portfolio of stakeholder accounts and monitor the ongoing activities related to them 3. Plan, manage and execute projects to meet specific goals and deliverables in a timely manner 4. Evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the projects undertaken, and track key performance indicators 5. Prepare reports to update management, funders and other stakeholders [Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience] - Diploma or degree in any discipline - Up to 3 years experience in industry/ business development, professional client relationship management or account management. Entry level graduates are also welcomed to apply - Ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems independently - Outgoing, pleasant personality with a can-do spirit - Organised, able to multi-task, resourceful and work within tight deadlines - Must possess strong negotiation, interpersonal, listening and consultative selling skills, with the ability to write and present well, and articulate ideas clearly - Good process management, yet highly adaptive to a dynamic environment and resourceful in problem solving - Able to contribute as part of a team, while working independently on individual responsibilities with minimum supervision - Interest and experience in the social sector would be an advantage If you are ready to embark on a fulfilling journey in a fast-paced environment with strong purpose, professional growth and culture of excellence, and our ethos of professionalism, innovation and empathy resonate with you, click "I'm interested"!
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    Founded on 02/2013

    20 Lengkok Bahru (Enabling Village) #01-01 Singapore 159053